Dire Straits, led by Mark Knopfler, an unassuming singer-songwriter with a sandpapery Dylanesque voice and the kind of lead guitar chops most electric ax men would sell their souls for, proved one didn’t have to listen to what else was going on in the music business to be successful.
Goldmine’s April 2018 issue is out now! The April issue is The Class of 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame edition and it analyzes each inductee. Is every artist worthy? More in the APRIL 2018 ISSUE: • Moody Blues are …
Goldmine Magazine’s Hall of Fame inducts its 17th group of 10, stretching from Hank Williams to The Beastie Boys
Absolute Radio will broadcast a documentary about the 25th anniversary of Live Aid next week. The documentary will be aired in two parts. The first will be broadcast on Monday, July 12th at 10 p.m. BST (5 p.m. Eastern) and part two can be heard the following night at the same time.
In case you were wondering, here’s what Goldmine writer Martin Popoff and his voting army came up with as the greatest non-metal guitar solos of all time (Can you guess which two Martin snuck in there? Here’s a clue: ZZ T_p and F_ank Za_pa).