Soundtrack | Composer | Actor
He wrote and recorded the backing track for the song "Private Dancer" for the 1982 Dire Straits album 'Love Over Gold'. Before recording the vocals, he realized that the lyric should be sung by a woman, and the track was shelved. Two years later, ...
I have a style that's just all...probably all wrong. It would be a guitar teacher's nightmare. I hold a guitar like a plumber holds a hammer [response to CBS TV interviewer Anthony Mason's comment: You have such a distinctive guitar style]
Plays the electric guitar with fingers unlike most guitarists that prefer a pick
Mark Freuder Knopfler
Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland, UK