Interview by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages Audio, 10 September 2004
The besweatbanded guitar wrangler talks about his new album Shangri-La; looks back at that dirty old town Newcastle; about Dylan, Donegan and his influences; surviving the dire straits of stardom, and on what it means to play guitar.
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see also Dire Straits
see also Notting Hillbillies, The
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