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“Sultans Of Swing” by Dire Straits will not only go down in history as one of the most covered songs in history, but also one of the best. It goes without saying that this song is a showcase of Mark Knopfler’s technical abilities and songwriting.
Since its release all the way back in 1978, the song has been revered and studied as educational material for guitar players and musicians alike. It’s one of the best, pure and simple. The covers that you’ll find online of this song come in the millions. Some are good, and some not so much. Then again, there are few that are truly outstanding. We’ve found one of those few!
What you’re about to watch is a video in which a young man by the name of Josh Turner picks up his guitar and performs a cover of the aforementioned song “Sultans Of Swing”, but keep your eye on his guitar playing. Prepare to be amazed!