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Dire Straits & Eric Clapton - Sultans Of Swing

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Published on Aug 31, 2010

Mark Knopfler & Eric Clapton performing 'Sultans of swing' at Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday Tribute (1988).

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Hey Frank
you know you are an awesome guitar player when clapton plays rhythm guitar for you
Ahmad Elhamshary
Q:How well do you play the guitar? A:Eric Clapton plays rhythm for me.
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S BRZ
i just would like see Eric Clapton, Mark knopler and David Gilmour together.
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Juan_RockGuitar
You can be cool. But you will never be "Clapton playing rhythm for you" cool.
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obbor4
During that horribly bland time in the late 70's and 80's when over-produced, corporate, image-conscious drivel led video to kill the radio star, Mark Knopfler's sincere, concise, and biting guitar sound cut through the crap and gave me a break from having to punch all of the presets on my car radio searching for anything else but what the playlist required the stations to play. Real musicians touch your soul with music from their own souls. They don't feel the need to be flashy for flash's sake. Mark is a lot like that other guy sharing the stage with him on this night. No need to dance in the end zone, we can already see (and hear!) that you've scored.
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Bo De
He does look like Seinfeld sometimes.
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Asim A. Syed
He is lost, during guitar playing, in the esoteric realms of creation where soul takes over mind and body vanishes away...
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Felix Lai
Hands up if your dad brought you here :p
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Ian Lambert
Looking back on this, it has to rate as a precious piece of musical history. Mark performing at his best, second to none!
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Jerry Anstey
mark knoffler  is jerry Seinfeld look alike
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