THE RAGPICKER'S DREAM

 

Mark's third solo album, THE RAGPICKER'S DREAM, was
released on the 30th September 2002.


1. Why Aye Man (6:11)

2. Devil Baby (4:02)

3. Hill Farmer's Blues (3:44)

4. A Place Where We Used To Live (4:31)

5. Quality Shoe (3:51)

6. Fare Thee Well Northumberland (6:27)

7. Marbletown (3.33)

8. You Don't Know You're Born (5:18)

9. Coyote (5:55)

10. The Ragpicker's Dream (4:20)

11.Daddy's Gone To Knoxville (2:47)

12. Old Pigweed (4:32)

Mark Knopfler: vocals and guitars
Richard Bennett: guitars
Jim Cox: piano and Hammond organ
Guy Fletcher: keyboards
Glenn Worf: bass
Chad Cromwell: drums

Additional musicians:

Glenn Duncan: violin, track 11
Paul Franklin: pedal steel, tracks 3, 5, and 10
Mike Henderson: harmonica, track 6

Backing vocals:

Jimmy Nail and Tim Healy: track 1
Guy Fletcher: track 8

Recorded and mixed by Chuck Ainlay
Second engineers: John Saylor, Jon Bailey, Jake Jackson
Mastered by Tony Cousins
Produced by Chuck Ainlay and Mark Knopfler

All songs written by Mark Knopfler

Mark talks about the album....

 

TRD - official lyrics.....click here

TRD - official TAB book.....click here

 

TRD Highest Chart Positions
information supplied by Mercury International

COUNTRY
HIGHEST POSITION
   
Austria

9

Australia

45

Belgium

4

Canada

18

Czech Rep

66

Denmark

7

Finland

7

France

4

Germany

4

Holland

2

Hungary

41

Iceland

22

Italy

5

New Zealand

8

Norway

1

Poland

14

Portugal

8

Slovenia

12

Spain

2

Sweden

5

Switzerland

5

UK

7

USA

38

   

TRD DOUBLE CD PACK BONUS CD

For a very limited period TRD will be available in a double CD pack in most territories.
The double CD pack will comprise the album and an additional bonus CD which will contain:

Why Aye Man
live at the Shepherds Bush Empire, 24th July 2002, in audio

Quality Shoe
live at the Shepherds Bush Empire, 24th July 2002

Sailing To Philadelphia
live at the Massey Hall, Toronto, May 2001

Brothers In Arms
live at the Massey Hall, Toronto, May 2001

Why Aye Man
live at the Shepherds Bush Empire, 24th July 2002, enhanced video

CD SINGLE.....

The CD single, Why Aye Man, was released on 16th September, 2002

Why Aye Man

release date 16th Sept

UK and rest of Europe only
Why Aye Man UK 3-track CD single

Why Aye Man

Small Potatoes

So Far Away
live at the Shepherds Bush Empire, 25th July 2002

Europe (exc UK) Why Aye Man 4-track Maxi CD single

Why Aye Man

Small Potatoes

So Far Away
live at the Shepherds Bush Empire, 25th July 2002

Speedway At Nazareth
live at the Massey Hall, Toronto, May 2001

Europe (exc UK) Why Aye Man 2-track single

Why Aye Man

Small Potatoes

SECOND CD SINGLE........PROMO ONLY

A number of European teritorries may release a second CD single but promo only

Austria - end November - The Ragpicker's Dream
Belgium - end November - The Ragpicker's Dream
Denmark - next year - Quality Shoe
Finland - asap - You Don't Know You're Born
France - Jan next year still TBA: Devil Baby/Coyote/Old Pigweed
Germany - awaiting decision
Holland - end November - Hill Farmer's Blues
Italy - end November - You Don't Know You're Born
Norway - end November - Hill Farmer's Blues
Spain - 19th November to radio - Quality Shoe
Sweden - end November - Hill Farmer's Blues
Switzerland - asap - Quality Shoe

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Kill To Get Crimson

All The Roadrunning

Shangri-La

The Very Best of Dire Straits/
Mark Knopfler

Sailing To Philadelphia

Golden Heart

 

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