Song of the Day: Dire Straits – “Romeo and Juliet”

Happy birthday to guitar legend Mark Knopfler, who turns 67 today. This terrific love song off the 1980 album Making Movies is a Dire Straits fan favorite and was influenced by Knopfler’s relationship with Holly Beth Vincent of Holly and the Italians. The song has been covered by the Indigo Girls, The Killers, and Michael Stanley, among others.

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