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Why Worry

From the Spanish guitar intro by Chet Atkins to the final harmonized line by Don and Phil Everly, there’s little that isn’t lovely about the live performance (embedded below via YouTube) of Mark Knopfler’s song “Why Worry.”

That’s from 1986, and the Everly Brothers recorded the song for their album from that same year titled Born Yesterday. Knopfler had recorded it with Dire Straits the previous year, but apparently had written it with the Everly Brothers in mind.

And there’s a neat piece of mysterious musical symmetry that just struck me about Continue reading Why Worry