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Compiled by Terry Kilburn

Dylan is Nobel winner

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Bob Dylan has won the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature. Mark says:

“Bob Dylan has been a great songwriter since he was a teenager and nothing has stopped him in continuing to write and bring his gifts to the world. There aren’t many honours which Bob hasn’t earned already. I’m delighted for him.”

Prairie Home Companion

Saturday, September 17, 2016

This weekend Minnesota Public Radio will be re-airing the “A Prairie Home Companion” episode from October 2, 2004 that included Mark and his band. The radio show will air 5pm – 7pm CDT, Saturday 17th Sept. You can tune in on your local public radio station or listen live at prairiehome.org

A list of stations can be found here

Bap Kennedy – ‘The Sailor’s Revenge’

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Bap Kennedy’s album ‘The Sailor’s Revenge’ was produced by Mark in 2012 and features most of Mark’s usual band on the record. It’s a work of eloquence and rare beauty and definitely worth adding to your Spotify playlists, or purchasing from the following links:

lonelystreetdiscs

Amazon

iTunes

Mark has also made the playlist available on his Spotify page here:

 

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Scotty Moore

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Elvis wouldn’t have been the same without Scotty Moore, who has passed away at the age of 84. Scotty’s playing on those early songs was the inspiration for thousands of youngsters to start out on guitar.

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