Duolian String Pickers days
You can now download Steve Phillips' 1995 album, Just Pickin', which features Mark on a number of Duolian String Picker's tracks recorded during the late-1960s/early-70s. Mark plays on four tracks: "Just Pickin'", "Hometown Rag", "Hawkins Rag" and "Dallas Rag".
Privateering Cameo In Great Big Sea Video
In the video from Canadian folk rockers Great Big Sea's song 'Heart of Hearts', we spied a little something at about the 22 second mark. Check out what's on display in the record shop scene. We'll just assume this was on purpose.
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GOSH Starcards Xmas Auction
Every year at this time Starcards organise their Xmas auction of autographed items to help raise funds for the world-renowned Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital in London, England. Mark has supported the charity from the beginning and this year marks the 10th anniversary of the Starcards auctions.
Update: 3rd Dec - The 2012 Starcards Xmas auction is now closed. A bid of £322.98 won the Mark Knoplfer display.
HOLIDAY SHIPPING DEADLINES
Do you plan on treating loved ones to something special from the MarkKnopfler.com Store? To help your order arrive in time for the holidays, please purchase any gifts no later than Sunday, December 2.
Be sure to browse the Clothing section for some classic tour merch. And don't forget Mark's latest release, Privateering, available now in five different formats.
Mark Knopfler Live Nation Flyaway
18 years or over and resident in the US ? If so, here is your chance to win a trip for 2 to see the Dylan/MK show in Boston on November 18 and win a signed Mark Knopfler Signature Fender Stratocaster guitar, a drum skin signed by the whole band, plus other goodies, and all you have to do is enter the Live Nation Flyaway sweepstake
Sweepstake closed 12 pm (PST) November 9, 2012