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Dire Straits

Dire Straits was a British rock band from Newcastle, United Kingdom, formed in 1977 by Mark Knopfler (guitar and vocals), his brother David Knopfler (guitar), John Illsley (bass), and Pick Withers (drums), and subsequently managed by Ed Bicknell. The band were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2018. Dire Straits emerged during the post-punk era of the late '70s, and while their sound was minimalistic and stripped down, they owed little to punk. Read more on

Dire Straits has 14 songs that have been featured in movies like 200 Cigarettes, Can't Hardly Wait, Empire Records and Amorevolmente. What is your favorite song by Dire Straits?


Songs from Dire Straits

Romeo & Juliet
Tunnel of Love (1980)
Water of Love
Six Blade Knife
Romeo and Juliet
Sultans Of Swing
Money For Nothing
Sound Rock
So Far Away
Brothers in Arms
Once Upon a Time in the West
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