Pick Withers

Pick Withers

Dire Straits get money for everything

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If Dire Straits thought the world needed a little break from them after the globe-straddling success of Brothers In Arms, then in 1988 proved that the opposite was ...
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Dire Straits Deliver A ‘Communiqué’

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All of the early groundwork that Dire Straits had put into cultivating their audience with tireless live work and a strong first album brought them a new reward ...
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The untold story of Dire Straits – Part III

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It was a success from the off, going Top 10 all across Europe. When it was released in America six months later it vaulted to No.2 on the ...
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The untold story of Dire Straits – Part II

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Mark Knopfler was born into a middle-class household in Glasgow in 1949. His brother and future Dire Straits bandmate David followed three years later. Their father was an ...
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Dire Straits Bio

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Mark Knopfler made Dire Straits one of the most successful bands of the middle-Eighties with virtuoso musicianship, wry humor, and a knack for writing popular music that didn’t ...
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