Mark Knopfler performs spine-tingling rendition of the 'Last Post' in memory of WWI heroes

Publish Date
Wednesday, 24 April 2024, 6:00AM

Back in 2015, rock legend Mark Knopfler honoured fallen war heroes as he performed a moving guitar version of the Last Post.

Mark, who grew up in Tyneside, dedicated his performance to the 17,000 Northumberland Fusiliers killed in the First World War.

The rendition was part of a centenary music project organised by the community group Superact - and it is truly haunting.

Mark said: "The First World War left its mark on families throughout the UK, and throughout the world.

"It is important to remember the sacrifices made, and to think about why wars happen."

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