Chet Atkins & Mark Knopfler


The Mark Knopfler discography consists of recordings by British singer-songwriter and guitarist Mark Knopfler, not including his work with Dire Straits. Knopfler began recording apart from Dire Straits in 1983, when he released his first soundtrack album Local Hero. That same year he produced his first album, Infidels for Bob Dylan. Between 1983 and 2002, Knopfler composed and released eight soundtrack albums. He also produced four additional albums for other artists, including Land of Dreams in 1988 for Randy Newman.
After he quietly disbanded Dire Straits in 1995, Knopfler released his first solo album Golden Heart in 1996. In total, he has released eight studio albums, four collaborative albums with Chet Atkins and Emmylou Harris, two EPs, and twelve singles. In addition, Knopfler has appeared on 115 albums by other artists, providing guitar tracks or guest appearance vocals.