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Thursday | Billboard

Dire Straits Keyboardist Eyes New Music

If Alan Clark has his way, there will be more Dire Straits music in the future -- though not necessarily by Dire Straits.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Bob Dylan, Mark Knopfler

Thursday | WJZW-FM Washington

Listen to Song from Eric Clapton's Upcoming JJ Cale Tribute Album, "The Breeze," Online Now

Eric Clapton 's star-studded JJ Cale tribute album The Breeze won't be released until this Tuesday, but you can preview a couple of tracks from the collection now at different locations on the Internet.

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Related Topix: Blues, Eric Clapton, Pop/Rock, Mark Knopfler

Wed Jul 23, 2014

New Statesman

Tax Avoidance: Why it stings more when it's musicians

The Arctic Monkeys sing of working class life, but avoided tax on their wealth through the Liberty scheme.

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Related Topix: The Clash, Punk, Pop/Rock

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Python

addressable 1.1.0

You pretty much get to pretend pretend that a list is a souped-up dictionary. artists = [{ 'id': '0488', 'name': 'Lambchop', 'members': ['Kurt Wagner'], }, { 'id': '9924', 'name': 'Dire Straits', 'members': ['Mark Knopfler'], }] # keys are matched against one or more indices artists = List ) print artists['0488'] == artists['Lambchop'] # fuzzy ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Thu Jul 17, 2014

KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

'Weird Al' Yankovic Thrills Graham Nash With...

As you might imagine, when rock stars meet 'Weird Al' Yankovic one of the first things they often ask him is, "When are you going to parody one of our songs?" In fact, Graham Nash recently asked him that very question - and Yankovic had a perfect answer! During his recent recent Reddit AMA , the comedy legend explains, "That happens sometimes in ... (more)

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Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, UHF, Comedy Movies, Weird

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Russia Taday

Belgian town deploys loud music to drive Roma caravans out

The mayor of a Belgian town took an unusual approach to ejecting Roma caravans on Wednesday, opting to blast them out with music, rather than by using force.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

MusicEmissions

Dire Straits - Making Movies

After the inestimable flop of their dire second album, Dire Straits hit back with a vengeance with this one.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Mark Knopfler

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Richard Jones' Stuff

addressable added to PyPI

You pretty much get to pretend pretend that a list is a souped-up dictionary. artists = [{ 'id': '0488', 'name': 'Lambchop', 'members': ['Kurt Wagner'], }, { 'id': '9924', 'name': 'Dire Straits', 'members': ['Mark Knopfler'], }] # keys are matched against one or more indices artists = List ) print artists['0488'] == artists['Lambchop'] # fuzzy ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Berwick Advertiser

County on tourism awards shortlist

Northumberland has been named by the British Travel Awards as one of the contenders for the Best UK Holiday County/Destination 2014.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

American Thinker

L'Etat, C'est Gay: Taking the New Sexual Fascism Seriously

After months of collaboration with dozens of family activists, my blogging squad was able to publish a catalog of 300 real-life examples of totalitarian conduct by the gay marriage and gay parenting movement.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Activism, Family, Parenting, Pop/Rock

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Independent

Tax avoidance: Celebrities named in leaked documents revealing offshore financial dealings

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Related Topix: Classical, Placido Domingo, Pop/Rock, Mark Knopfler

Bromsgrove Advertiser

Brothers in Arms

Money for Nothing was formed in 2000 as a tribute to one of the world's premier rock bands - Dire Straits First up at the venue is Money for Nothing, formed in 2000 as a tribute to one of the world's premier rock bands - Dire Straits.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Chronicle Live

Chase and Status and the Unthanks join Great North Run One Million Opening Ceremony line up

Dance music duo Chase and Status are set to close the show at the event to mark the Great North Run's millionth finisher this year Dance music duo Chase and Status have joined the star-studded line up to celebrate the Great North Run's millionth finisher.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Mark Knopfler

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Scoop

The Dire Straits Experience -- 3 NZ Dates Announced

THREE NZ DATES announced - this September + October a Wellington, September 30 Michael Fowler Centre Christchurch, October 1 CBS Arena Auckland, October 2 ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre One of the most dramatic songbooks in history will explode into life in the hands of some of the greatest rock musicians alive when THE DIRE STRAITS EXPERIENCE comes ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Chronicle Live

Rock legend Mark Knopfler donates drum skin to charity

Thousands of pounds is expected to be raised at auction for Children North East when the item goes under the hammer A piece of rock and roll history will go under the hammer to raise cash for a children's charity.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Mon Jun 30, 2014

MusicEmissions

Future Islands - Singles

There aren't any dud songs. I was thrilled Metronomy came out with an album, which gave me hope for this year.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

Q104.5

The Week in Rock and Roll

Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band,' the group's 10th No.1 album. 1969 John Lennon and son Julian, along with Yoko Ono and daughter Kyoko, are injured in car crash in Scotland.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, John Lennon, Ringo Starr, Celebrities, Paul McCartney

MusicEmissions

Dire Straits - Dire Straits

Once described as the best band to come out of the UK in the seventies that wasn't punk, that may have been an overstatement but it is not hard to see why it could be made.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Punk, Nme, Mark Knopfler

Sun Jun 29, 2014

KAZR-FM Des Moines

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After two operations, doctors gave him less than a 50-50 chance of recovering. Within a few months, he was back on his feet.

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Related Topix: Sport Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, A League of Their Own, Celebrities, Tom Hanks, Little River Band, Pop/Rock

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