Dire Straits

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Dire Straits: Brother In Arms… Money For Nothing… Romeo and Juliet… Sultans Of Swing… Tunnel Of Love… Walk Of Life…

Dire Straits were a British rock band formed in 1977 by Mark Knopfler (lead vocals and lead guitar), his younger brother David Knopfler (rhythm guitar and backing vocals), John Illsley (bass guitar and backing vocals) and Pick Withers (drums and percussion). Dire Straits’ sound drew from a variety of musical influences.  Their biggest selling album, Brothers in Arms, has sold over 30 million copies.


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Dire Straits split up in 1988, but reformed in 1991, and disbanded for good in 1995 when Mark Knopfler launched his solo career full-time. There were several changes in personnel over both periods, leaving Mark and John as the only two original band members who remained throughout the band’s career.

Dire Straits Backing Tracks -Brothers In Arms … Money For Nothing … Once Upon A Time In The West … Private Investigations … Romeo and Juliet … Sultans Of Swing … Telegraph Road … Tunnel Of Love … Twisting By The Pool … Walk Of Life …