I’ve had a bad night, so my mind isn’t working too well yet (more coffee and more exercise will help!). To keep you going, I’ve picked a couple of Mark Knopfler‘s solo pieces that I particularly enjoy.
From his album “Get Lucky“, here’s “Border Reiver”. For those who don’t get the “Albion” reference, it was a British truck manufacturer. Its slogan was “Sure as the sunrise”, which recurs in the lyrics, and “Reiver” was one of its truck models. Mark Knopfler plays on the original meaning of the term “Border Reivers” in this song.
And, from the album “Privateering“, here’s “Dream of the Drowned Submariner”.
I find it astounding that Mark Knopfler will be 70 next year. Dammit, he was young only yesterday – and so was I! Oh, well . . .
There’s lots more of his music on YouTube. Enjoy!