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Bill Wilson’s 1991 Acoustic Live Performance of “Sultans of Swing”

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“Sultans of Swing” is a song that spanned the whole world, the song with many performances by various artists and bands, and the countless performances by Dire Straits ...
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Dire Straits – Sultans of Swing – Lyrics

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“Sultans of Swing” is one of the greatest songs ever written by Dire Straits and Mark Knopfler. The demo of the song was recorded at Pathway Studios, North ...
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Dire Straits – Southbound Again – Lyrics

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The fifth song from the Dire Straits debut album is the song “Southbound Again.” This song was on the first side of the album. The composition of this ...
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Solo of the Day – “Sultans of Swing” Solo by Neil Kohlen

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Neil Kohlen is an English/German musician who grew up and still living in Monchengladbach, Germany – city close to Dusseldorf. He is a 26-year-old and he is a ...
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“The Sultans of Swing” a Hungarian Book for the British Band Dire Straits – Free PDF Downloading!

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Katalin Lunkan is from Budapest, Hungary and she is the author of the book “The Sultans of Swing.” Namely, for the first time on Dire Straits Blog, she ...
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Dire Straits and The BRIT Awards

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On February 10, 1986, Joan Armatrading presented the award for ‘Best British Group’ to Dire Straits at The BRIT Awards. The venue was located in the Grosvenor House ...
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Jacopo Pausa: “My Music is Inspired by Dire Straits & MK”

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Jacopo Pausa is a 21-years-old musician, guitarist, and songwriter from Italy. He started playing on guitar when he was only 7-years old. These days, Jacopo has sent us ...
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Josip Broz Tito, The Cuban Cigar, Richard Nixon and “Money for Nothing” by Dire Straits

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We all well known the song by Dire Straits “Money for Nothing.” That song is a really historic and classic song which people today used for many occasions. ...
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Dire Straits & Hank Marvin Performed “Going Home” at Wembley Arena 1985 (Live Version)

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In 1985 Dire Straits started their Brothers in Arms World Tour which was also called Alchemy Live, because the album that accompanied the tour was Alchemy Live. The ...
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Gallery: Dire Straits ‘On Every Street’ Vertigo Promo Diary from the 90s

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In this blog-post, we would like to share with all Dire Straits fans a few pictures from the interesting Dire Straits promo diary from the beginning of the ...
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