Back in 1973 MARK
KNOPFLER auditioned for the Buckinghamshire based band BREWERS DROOP
and as a fresh faced 21 year old he beat the other thirty five applicants
for the job as guitarist.
The band toured throughout the UK and Europe and by May 1974 had completed
over sixty gigs and had recorded their album "The Booze Brothers". The band
began as a good rocking Cajun band and progressed into a tight, productive
The tracks were recorded at Rockfield, Wales and local boy DAVE EDMUNDS
helped out on guitar and production.
Listen and enjoy the fledgling Mark Knopfler cultivate the sound that was to
make DIRE STRAITS a worldwide success story.
MARK KNOPFLER, JOHN MACKAY, STEVE DARRINGTON, PIC WITHERS, DAVE EDMUNDS,