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Mark Knopfler: Going His Own Sweet Way

Dave Zimmer, BAM, 20 April 1990

NO, THE Notting Hillbillies are not Mark Knopfler's version of the Traveling Wilburys. In fact, there was never supposed to be a band at all. The Dire Straits guitarist was simply producing songs for two old friends, singer-song-writer-guitarist Brendan Croker and guitarist-singer Steve Phillips, at his tiny studio in London's Notting Hill Gate.

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