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The Notting Hillbillies: For a Few Dollars Less

Phil Sutcliffe, Q, March 1990

Knackered by the stadium circuit and in urgent need of spiritual rejuvenation, Mark Knopfler played a pub gig back in ’86 with two fellow fingerpicking blues enthusiasts. Thus the Notting Hillbillies were born and, three years later, they’re offering an album and low-key tour. "It’s about getting back to normal," they tell Phil Sutcliffe. "Get the drinks in, carry your own guitar…"

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