If you’re feeling a bit anxious and twitchy
you won’t have the patience to experience this magic,
so make a note to come back to it later.
Summary: Mark Knopfler and the guys play a variation of Sultans of Swing and stretch it to nearly 11 minutes through a series of evolutionary changes that all seem perfectly natural. At 6:05 they go into a reflective, quiet state with the audience clapping rhythm. Then the tempo picks up slowly until 8:53 when all hell breaks loose.
Wizzo and me are wasting time, ignoring our responsibilities and drinking too much wine because we lost our friend Jan Wagner recently, then learned that our close friends Brian, Keith and John were each in hand-to-hand combat with death. Prior to this, we were already exhausted from worry for our buddies Ted Farr and Doc Holliday, who both miraculously pulled through, thank God, but then the phone rang one time too many…