Dire Straits/Mark Knopfler

Dire Straits/Mark Knopfler

Dire Straits (1977-1995) was a British rock band as far known member singer-guitarist-songwriter Mark Knopfler. The band is known for, among other songs like Sultans of Swing, Private Investigations, Brothers in Arms and Money for Nothing.

The band immediately had great success with his debut album and the single Dire Straits Sultans of Swing. Brothers in Arms was published in 1985, one of the first records fully digitally recorded. The album is 269 weeks in the Dutch Album Top 100 for the longest album ever recorded, though these are not consecutive weeks.

Eric Clapton has admitted an inferiority complex because of Knopfler's majestic guitar stylings.

Dire Straits: will there ever be a better band?
"Dire Straits is the only band that plays like an organic whole" -- Bob Dylan.

Discography:
    Dire Straits (1978)
    Communiqué (1979)
    Making Movies (1980)
    Love over Gold (1982)
    Alchemy (1984, live)
    Brothers in Arms (1985)
    Money for Nothing (1988, compilation)
    On Every Street (1991)
    On the Night (1993, live)
    Live at the BBC (1995, live)
    Sultans of Swing: The Very Best of Dire Straits (1998, compilation)
    Private Investigations (2005, compilation)

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Dire Straits/Mark Knopfler On Every Street =2LP=180g

DIRE STRAITS/MARK KNOPFLER - On Every Street =2LP=180g

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( 1991 ) - 2014 EU reissue on 180g 2xLP+download=1991's On Every Street is the 6thDire Straits album and follow-up to their chart-topping 1985 masterpiece Brothers in Arms. including "Calling Elvis," "Heavy Fuel," "On Every Street" and "The Bug."

Dire Straits/Mark Knopfler Private Investigations = Best of =2LP=

DIRE STRAITS/MARK KNOPFLER - Private Investigations = Best of =2LP=

2x LP 180g 33rpm=gatefold
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2005 German issue on 2LP= featuring a 14track collection of the biggest & best hits from one of the biggest British bands compiling hits from the classics Communique Making Movies Love Over Gold as well Brothers In Arms, and All The Road Running with Emm

Dire Straits/Mark Knopfler Making Movies (Numbered 180g 45RPM Vinyl 2LP)

DIRE STRAITS/MARK KNOPFLER - Making Movies (Numbered 180g 45RPM Vinyl 2LP)

2x LP Numbered Edition 45rpm 180g Vinyl
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( 1978 ) - 2019 US exclusive Mobile Fidelity's 180g 45RPM 2LP set Includes "Romeo and Juliet," "Tunnel of Love," "Solid Rock". Mastered from the original master tapes and pressed at RTI,

Dire Straits/Mark Knopfler Neck and Neck ( with Chet Atkins) - Coloured

DIRE STRAITS/MARK KNOPFLER - Neck and Neck ( with Chet Atkins) - Coloured

1x LP 180 gr.33rpm numbered coloured
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2020 EU reissue on 180g coloured LP=Originally 1990, two generations of leading and groundbreaking guitarists combined their efforts to create this legendary album. American Country music legend Chet Atkins and British singer-songwriter, guitarist...

Dire Straits/Mark Knopfler Love Over Gold =180g=

DIRE STRAITS/MARK KNOPFLER - Love Over Gold =180g=

1x LP 180 gr.33rpm HQ vinyl + Download
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( 1982 ) - 2014 EU reissue on 180g LP -With a new rhythm guitarist in the fold, Dire Straits expands its sound as well as continues its glorious string of studio successes on 1982's Love Over Gold. Per usual, it's Mark Knopfler's crisp guitar playing and

Dire Straits/Mark Knopfler Brothers in Arms =180g=2LP=

DIRE STRAITS/MARK KNOPFLER - Brothers in Arms =180g=2LP=

2x LP 180 gr.33rpm +download
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( 1985 ) - 2014 EU reissue on 180g 2xLP+download- A mid 80s chart behemoth of a record, the album features the singles ‘So Far Away’, the aforementioned ‘Money For Nothing’, ‘Walk of Life’, ‘Your Latest Trick’ and the melancholic ti...

Dire Straits/Mark Knopfler Down The Road Wherever  =2LP=180g

DIRE STRAITS/MARK KNOPFLER - Down The Road Wherever =2LP=180g

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2018 EU issue on 180gram vinyl 2LP=Mark Knopfler’s ninth solo studio album ‘Down The Road Wherever’ features unhurriedly elegant new songs inspired by a wide range of subjects, including his early days in Deptford with Dire Straits, a stray football fan

Dire Straits/Mark Knopfler Communique (Numbered 180g 45RPM 2LP) =MOFI=

DIRE STRAITS/MARK KNOPFLER - Communique (Numbered 180g 45RPM 2LP) =MOFI=

2x LP Numbered Edition 45rpm 180g Vinyl
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( 1979 ) - 2019 US on Mobile Fidelity's 180g 45RPM 2LP Version =Smooth, Effortless, Relaxed, Tuneful, and Deceivingly Simple: Dire Straits' Communique Teems With Technical Perfectionism, Southern-Styled Grooves, and Low-Key Blues . Mastered from the ori

Dire Straits/Mark Knopfler Neck and Neck ( with Chet Atkins)

DIRE STRAITS/MARK KNOPFLER - Neck and Neck ( with Chet Atkins)

1x LP 180 gr.33rpm
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2014 EU reissue on 180g LP=Originally released in 1990, two generations of leading and groundbreaking guitarists combined their efforts to create this legendary album. American Country music legend Chet Atkins and British singer-songwriter, guitarist...

Dire Straits/Mark Knopfler Tracker

DIRE STRAITS/MARK KNOPFLER - Tracker

2xLP standard 33rpm =gatefold=
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2015 EU issue on vinyl 2XLP-Mark Knopfler’s eagerly-anticipated eighth solo album, Tracker, follows-up 2012’s Privateering and was recorded as usual at the celebrated singer-guitarist’s British Grove Studios in West London, and produced by Knopfler w...

Dire Straits/Mark Knopfler Dire Straits =180g=

DIRE STRAITS/MARK KNOPFLER - Dire Straits =180g=

1x LP 180 gr.33rpm+download
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( 1978 ) - 2014 EU reissue on 180g LP+download-Mark Knopfler's spare, tasteful guitar lines and distinctive vocals mark their self-titled debut album of bluesy tunes that even on first listen, sound as if you've just wandered into a local pub to hear a gr

Dire Straits/Mark Knopfler Privateering

DIRE STRAITS/MARK KNOPFLER - Privateering

2x LP 180gr. Vinyl 33rpm
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2012 EU issue pressing on 180gram vinyl LPMark Knopfler releases his eighth solo album Privateering His first double album the 20 tracks cover a wide range of locations and characters from both sides of the Atlantic and move through a number...