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9th Aug '16 8:26:12 PM BigJaredMonkey
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* And, of course, the solo at the end of "Sultans of Swing".

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* And, of course, the The solo at the end of "Sultans of Swing".Swing" has convinced many a fan that Mark Knopfler may well be the greatest guitarist alive. Even Music/EricClapton had a hard time keeping up with Knopfler while playing it.
27th Jun '16 4:30:03 AM bt8257
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* The EpicRiff in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAD6Obi7Cag Money for Nothing]]. It's worth noting that in the album version of the song (which is 8 minutes long, thus the shortened version for the linked video), the song spends a full minute and a half building up to that riff.

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* The EpicRiff in [[http://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAD6Obi7Cag Money for Nothing]]. It's worth noting that in the [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNGdkfcD9Iw album version version]] of the song (which is 8 minutes long, thus the shortened version for the linked video), the song spends a full minute and a half 1:36 just building up to that riff.



* "Tunnel of Love."
* And, of course, the solo at the end of "Sultans of Swing."
** The [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Pa9x9fZBtY live version]] is even better.
* Also the solos in "Lady Writer."
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rWuc5kar3Y "Industrial Disease"]], a six-minute-long rocker about economic collapse, with an [[EpicRiff epic keyboard riff]].
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dd3btVhwr48 Telegraph Road]] is ''fourteen'' minutes of awesome. Particularly the hauntingly beautiful instrumental in the middle, after "Three lanes moving slow".

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUW6G5QdyYU "Walk of Life"]].
* "Tunnel of Love."
Love".
* And, of course, the solo at the end of "Sultans of Swing."
Swing".
** The [[http://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Pa9x9fZBtY live version]] is even better.
* Also the solos in "Lady Writer."
Writer".
* [[http://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rWuc5kar3Y "Industrial Disease"]], a six-minute-long rocker about economic collapse, with an [[EpicRiff epic keyboard riff]].
* [[http://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dd3btVhwr48 Telegraph Road]] is ''fourteen'' ''14'' minutes of awesome. Particularly the hauntingly beautiful instrumental in the middle, after "Three lanes moving slow".slow".
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7th Feb '13 7:33:47 PM Vilui
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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rWuc5kar3Y "Industrial Disease"]], a six-minute-long rocker about economic collapse, with an [[EpicRiff epic keyboard riff]].

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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rWuc5kar3Y "Industrial Disease"]], a six-minute-long rocker about economic collapse, with an [[EpicRiff epic keyboard riff]].riff]].
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dd3btVhwr48 Telegraph Road]] is ''fourteen'' minutes of awesome. Particularly the hauntingly beautiful instrumental in the middle, after "Three lanes moving slow".
26th Jan '13 3:32:35 PM merantau
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** The [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Pa9x9fZBtY live version]] is even better.
19th Jan '13 9:13:07 PM SouthPawRacer
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* Also the solos in "Lady Writer."

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* Also the solos in "Lady Writer.""
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rWuc5kar3Y "Industrial Disease"]], a six-minute-long rocker about economic collapse, with an [[EpicRiff epic keyboard riff]].
7th Dec '12 8:44:33 AM FalconPain
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** In fact, when Music/WeirdAlYankovic wanted to parody the song, Knopfler offered/demanded to reprise the riff himself.
2nd Nov '12 3:21:43 AM SailorEnlil
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* "Tunnel of Love."
* And, of course, the solo at the end of "Sultans of Swing."

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* "Tunnel of Love."
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* And, of course, the solo at the end of "Sultans of Swing."
* Also the solos in "Lady Writer.
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25th Sep '12 8:21:15 PM BrainSewage
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* The EpicRiff in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAD6Obi7Cag Money for Nothing]]. It's worth noting that in the album version of the song (which is 8 minutes long, thus the shortened version for the linked video), the song spends a full minute and a half building up to that riff.

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* The EpicRiff in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAD6Obi7Cag Money for Nothing]]. It's worth noting that in the album version of the song (which is 8 minutes long, thus the shortened version for the linked video), the song spends a full minute and a half building up to that riff.riff.
* "Tunnel of Love."
* And, of course, the solo at the end of "Sultans of Swing."
16th Feb '12 11:05:01 AM DoctorWorm
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* The EpicRiff in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAD6Obi7Cag Money for Nothing]]. It's worth noting that in the album version of the song (which is 8 minutes long, thus the shortened version for the linked video), the song spends a full minute and a half building up to that riff.
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