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Author Topic: Happy Birthday to Mark!  (Read 642 times)

Offlinerockaway

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Happy Birthday to Mark!
« on: August 12, 2018, 01:06:41 am »
It should be about midnight in England now I think, so it's August 12th then  :)

Happy 69th Birthday, Mark
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« Last Edit: August 12, 2018, 06:09:13 pm by rockaway »

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Re: Happy Birthday to Mark!
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2018, 01:17:05 am »
yeap 00.15  in merry old England ,lets start a feed with favourite tracks goingon all for marks birthday bash on amit :) lets do it all day ..............

ladies and gentleman please welcome to back to a ceratin mans birthday ................MARK KNOPFLER !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Offlinerockaway

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Re: Happy Birthday to Mark!
« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2018, 01:34:53 am »
yeap 00.15  in merry old England ,lets start a feed with favourite tracks goingon all for marks birthday bash on amit :) lets do it all day ..............

Great idea! I can't pick just one but I'll go find the ones I most treasure (at least at this point in my quest of discovering the brilliance of Mark Knopfler) :) I think I'll just imbed the first two and provide the link to the rest

(the princess bride soundtrack is where I first saw his name, and I think what later made me start looking for some of his music)

(my favorite song, and the one that finally started me trying to find and listen everything I could by Mark, which has been wonderful! I think it might have been this version. This is the song that made me really want to play guitar, which I've not been doing very long now and am terrible at but I am really enjoying :) )

{https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q1Wp2ASqyxI} (I literally cried tears of awe when I heard the Telegraph Road version on Alchemy.)

{https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmAKqEUVmXk} (I absolutely love the tunnel of love solo, and this one's brilliant. The TOL end solo is the second Knopfler song that helped me decide to try guitar)

{https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cJwJ11-pmxg} (I'm pretty sure this is the first music by Mark that I heard after princess bride. I just typed in 'best guitar solos' one day and this came up)

{https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uCs2R704Q7g} (Heart of Oak is my favorite solo track right now, at least on Tracker)


« Last Edit: August 12, 2018, 06:08:41 pm by rockaway »

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Re: Happy Birthday to Mark!
« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2018, 12:27:22 pm »
Maybe this year a birthday present from Mark to us regarding the new release???
"...if you don't do your twiddly bits, the world's not right for people."

Offlinestraitsway75

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Re: Happy Birthday to Mark!
« Reply #4 on: August 12, 2018, 12:46:56 pm »
Happy Birthday  Mark
 :thumbsup you're the Man :wave

Offlinecannibals

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Re: Happy Birthday to Mark!
« Reply #5 on: August 12, 2018, 01:25:45 pm »
Maybe this year a birthday present from Mark to us regarding the new release???

Perhaps some news on monday  :think

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Re: Happy Birthday to Mark!
« Reply #6 on: August 12, 2018, 01:48:03 pm »
Maybe this year a birthday present from Mark to us regarding the new release???

Perhaps some news on monday  :think

Yeah, if only his b-day wasn't on a Sunday!
"...if you don't do your twiddly bits, the world's not right for people."

OfflineMillionaire Blues

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Re: Happy Birthday to Mark!
« Reply #7 on: August 12, 2018, 02:00:11 pm »
Happy Birthday Mark!!

 :wave

OfflineRobson

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Re: Happy Birthday to Mark!
« Reply #8 on: August 12, 2018, 02:18:28 pm »
"Well he's a big star now
But I've been a fan of his for years
The way he sings and plays guitar
Still brings me to tears...

"My first guitar had to be red...

Offlinejbaent

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Re: Happy Birthday to Mark!
« Reply #9 on: August 12, 2018, 02:39:26 pm »
It should be about midnight in England now I think, so it's August 12th then  :)

Happy 69th Birthday, Mark
  :clap  :wave

Thank you, in the name of the man (as long as he's not going to read it...)
You might get lucky, now and then

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OfflineMarijo58

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Re: Happy Birthday to Mark!
« Reply #10 on: August 12, 2018, 11:01:35 pm »
Happy Birthday Maestro Mark Knopfler !!! The one and only Sultan of Swing !!🥀🥀

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OfflineTheTimeWasWrong

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Re: Happy Birthday to Mark!
« Reply #11 on: August 12, 2018, 11:12:35 pm »
yeap 00.15  in merry old England ,lets start a feed with favourite tracks goingon all for marks birthday bash on amit :) lets do it all day ..............

For me this is quite impossible to do, there are just too many songs that really touch me, I think my list would be at least 25 tracks ::)

OfflineRobson

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Re: Happy Birthday to Mark!
« Reply #12 on: August 12, 2018, 11:32:30 pm »
yeap 00.15  in merry old England ,lets start a feed with favourite tracks goingon all for marks birthday bash on amit :) lets do it all day ..............

For me this is quite impossible to do, there are just too many songs that really touch me, I think my list would be at least 25 tracks ::)

For me too.
"My first guitar had to be red...

 

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