February 14, 2008 Both legends in their own right, guitarist Mark Knopfler and vocalist Emmylou Harris spent seven years recording All the Roadrunning, which was released in 2006. They talk with David Dye about working together as writers and vocalists and singing "courting songs."
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November 19, 2007 With his graceful guitar playing, genial baritone and the ability to create distinct characters in his songs, Knopfler has been an iconic figure in popular music for more than three decades. Hear an interview and in-studio performance with the former Dire Straits guitarist.
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December 1, 2006 FolkAlley.com, an Internet folk-music service produced by NPR station WKSU in Kent, Ohio, specializes in a blend of contemporary and traditional singer/songwriters, Americana, roots, Celtic, bluegrass, world music and more. Here's a look at Folk Alley's picks for the best albums of 2006.
August 28, 2006 Instead of one condensed studio session, Mark Knopfler and Emmylou Harris chose to build their collaboration upon various short recording dates scattered across seven years. At long last, the ex-Dire Straits frontman and veteran country singer have released All The Roadrunning.
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July 24, 2005 Musician Mark Knopfler spent months recuperating from a motorcycle crash two years ago, before he could write songs again or return to the studio. Knopfler tells Liane Hansen about his recovery and his CD Shangri-La.
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May 15, 2001 Mark Knopfler's latest album, Sailing to Philadelphia, is the second critically acclaimed CD in his solo career. In the 1970s and '80s, Knopfler was the front man of the band Dire Straits, best known for the songs "Sultans of Swing" and "Money for Nothing."
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