Dire Straits

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Dire Straits

Dire Straits live in Norway in 1985
Background information
Origin Newcastle, England
Genres Rock
Years active 1977 – 1995
Labels Phonogram
Warner Bros.
Vertigo
Associated acts The Notting Hillbillies
Past members
Mark Knopfler
David Knopfler
Hal Lindes
Jack Sonni
John Illsley
Terry Williams
Pick Withers
Alan Clark
Guy Fletcher

Dire Straits was a British rock band from Newcastle, England. They formed in 1977 and have sold more than 120 million albums worldwide and also won three Grammy Awards.

Dire Straits disbanded in 1995.

Albums[change | change source]

Studio albums[change | change source]

  • Dire Straits (1978)
  • Communiqué (1979)
  • Making Movies (1980)
  • Love over Gold (1982)
  • Brothers in Arms (1985)
  • On Every Street (1991)

Other albums[change | change source]

  • ExtendedancEPlay
  • Encores
  • Alchemy
  • On the Night
  • Live at the BBC
  • Money for Nothing
  • Sultans of Swing: The Very Best of Dire Straits
  • The Best of Dire Straits & Mark Knopfler: Private Investigations

Members[change | change source]

Other websites[change | change source]

Official band members websites[change | change source]

Other[change | change source]