News Archives: December 2010

Compiled by Terry Kilburn

Mark on new Chris Barber CD

Legendary British jazzman Chris Barber’s new CD, Memories of My Trip, is to be released at the end of January 2012 and features a host of top artists including Eric Clapton, Van Morrison, Muddy Waters and Jeff Healy. Our own Mark Knopfler is featured on three tracks, Blues Stay Away From Me, Ragtime Piece and The Next Time I’m In Town.

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Jafar Panahi petition

Mark is among thousands of people worldwide who have signed an online petition addressed to The Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran calling for the immediate release of the internationally respected Iranian film-maker Jafar Panahi (winner of the Camera d’ Or at Cannes, the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival and the Silver Bear at the Berlin Film Festival) and his family and dependents.

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Mark Knopfler – A Life in Songs

A new BBC TV documentary made by Planet North, Mark Knopfler – A Life in Songs, is currently scheduled to be broadcast on BBC4 at 9 pm (UK time) on the 28th of January, 2011.

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