Brand Godin
Type L.R. Baggs Acousticaster
Year Unknown
Serial number Unknown
Additional info Mark rarely used this guitar himself during the On every street tour (1991-1992).

Click here for another rare photo of Mark using this guitar together with Chris White on saxophone. Most likely it was used on The long highway. That song fits well with the sound of the Acousticaster and the specific bass guitar that John Illsley uses on that song (see photo). And the 1991 live version of The long highway has a saxophone solo at the end which also corresponds with the photo.

On that same tour, Phil Palmer used this same guitar on Walk of life, The bug and Iron hand.

Mark also used it at least once himself on Iron hand as can be seen in a video of Maryland, 24th February 1992.

The booklet of the 2004 box-set Sultans of swing - The very best of Dire Straits also features a picture of Mark and this Godin guitar. And click here for a picture during the rehearsals of the tour.

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