News Archives: October 2020
Compiled by Terry Kilburn
October 29, 2020
Mark has donated a pair of autographed shoes to the Small Steps Project Celebrity Shoe Auction which will run from November 13th to the 22nd. Among a host of celebrities who have donated autographed shoes are Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood and Sir Tom Jones.
The Small Steps Project is a UK charity. 100% of profits raised will go to help support barefoot children living on landfill, providing them with shoes, education, food, play and dignity.
Visit the Small Steps Website here
UPDATE: Sold for £3400/$4550 (approx)COMMENT
October 14, 2020
Mark will be performing ‘Going Home’ on Saturday 17th October at Goodwood Road & Racing SpeedWeek in honour of the late Formula One racing driver, Sir Stirling Moss. Tune into the livestream from 4:30pm BST on Saturday to watch the performance:
For more information about the racing events and online activities across the week, go to: https://www.goodwood.com/motorsport/goodwood-speedweek/COMMENT
October 9, 2020
This week in 1978, Dire Straits released their eponymous debut album.
To celebrate its anniversary, the official video for the album’s hit single, ‘Sultans Of Swing’, has been restored to HD. Watch the whole collection of restored Dire Straits videos on YouTube now and click to subscribe.
‘Dire Straits: The Studio Albums 1978 – 1991’ is available now as a 6CD box set and re-pressed 8LP 180-gram vinyl box set, featuring ‘Dire Straits’ (1978), ‘Communiqué’ (1979), ‘Making Movies’ (1980), ‘Love Over Gold’ (1982), ‘Brothers In Arms’ (1985) and ‘On Every Street’ (1991).COMMENT