Mark Knopfler

Mark Knopfler Agreed to Allow Weird Al to Parody “Money for Nothing” on the Condition That He Play the Lead Guitar on the Track.

For his 1989 film UHF, Yankovic covered the band’s 1985 hit. To reflect the hit sitcom The Beverly Hillbillies, the singer changed the lyrics to Money for Nothing. But did you know what the condition Mark Knopfler made for Weird Al was?  Mark Knopfler agreed to let Weird Al Yankovic parody “Money For Nothing” on …

Mark Knopfler Agreed to Allow Weird Al to Parody “Money for Nothing” on the Condition That He Play the Lead Guitar on the Track. Read More »