Dire Straits – 6 Facts in 60 Seconds

Dire Straits – 6 Facts in 60 Seconds

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60 seconds and 6 facts for Dire Straits that might you didn’t know it before. Take a look at the video below and you will find out interesting facts for the British band.

Dire Straits is formed in 1977 when Mark Knopfler moved to London to join his brother David Knopfler, John Illsley, and the bassist Pick Withers. Their debut hit single ‘Sultans of Swing’ was inspired by a jazz band performing in a near-empty pub in South London.

Their 6th album called ‘Brothers in Arms’ spent 271 weeks on the UK charts, and was the first album to hit a million CD sales. The Brothers in Arms World Tour sold over 2.5 million tickets, including 13 nights at London’s Wembley Arena. Find the other facts for Dire Straits in the video below. Enjoy.

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