Author Topic: Dire Straits  (Read 1531 times)

InnaGaddaDaVida

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1795
    • View Profile
Dire Straits
« on: July 21, 2016, 09:06:30 PM »
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)  Years active   19771988, 19911995

Band members
Mark Knopfler: lead vocals, guitar (197795)
John Illsley: bass, vocals, guitar (197795)
Pick Withers: drums (197782)
David Knopfler: guitar (197780)
Alan Clark: keyboards, organ, piano (198095)
Hal Lindes: guitar (198085)
Terry Williams: drums (198284, 1985-89)
Guy Fletcher: synthesizer, keyboards, guitar, vocals (198495)
Jack Sonni: guitar (198588)
Chris White: saxophone, flute, percussion (1985-95)

Here are some of their best:

Once Upon A Time In The West    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5SqqFeewq_8

Romeo and Juliet     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLSZ7qMxRuE

Sultans Of Swing    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Pa9x9fZBtY

Walk Of Life      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=087Bv3p4KLQ

So Far Away     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZ50W3AOFjk

Brothers In Arms   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k5JkHBC5lDs


Money For Nothing   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAD6Obi7Cag
« Last Edit: October 01, 2019, 03:51:07 PM by InnaGaddaDaVida »

Dream Evil

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1075
    • View Profile
Re: Dire Straits
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2016, 12:37:25 AM »

Eye9

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1149
    • View Profile
Re: Dire Straits
« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2016, 12:02:44 PM »
Always loved Sultans of swing, another band that greatly benefitted from the MTV years.

NJFIREFIGHTER

  • Admin
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 3174
    • View Profile
Re: Dire Straits
« Reply #3 on: July 23, 2016, 11:09:43 PM »
This is a good one too.

Twisting By The Pool: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BgrIIuFeBgo
Champion of the Queensryche Board Wars :)

InnaGaddaDaVida

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1795
    • View Profile
Re: Dire Straits
« Reply #4 on: July 21, 2017, 06:34:37 PM »
Once upon a time in the West Dire Straits 1980 Dortmund LIVE pro-shot [GREAT LONG VERSION!]      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFjUhi7XEb0

InnaGaddaDaVida

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1795
    • View Profile
Re: Dire Straits
« Reply #5 on: November 10, 2017, 04:13:18 PM »

InnaGaddaDaVida

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1795
    • View Profile
Re: Dire Straits
« Reply #6 on: January 01, 2018, 03:09:39 PM »
 Dire Straits / Sting - Money For Nothing (Live Aid 1985)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JcqhvPNiJzo

Dire Straits - Sultans Of Swing (Live Aid 1985)     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVZTP_kX5BE
« Last Edit: October 01, 2019, 03:53:23 PM by InnaGaddaDaVida »

InnaGaddaDaVida

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1795
    • View Profile
Re: Dire Straits
« Reply #7 on: July 04, 2019, 05:18:13 PM »
Mark Knopfler currently on tour and it may be his last since he
is turning 70 on August 12th.

Money for Nothing - Mark Knopfler - Milano 2019
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=haKkytwGRkE

Once Upon a Time in the West - Mark Knopfler - Milano 2019    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DxdXleJhZmg
« Last Edit: October 01, 2019, 03:56:41 PM by InnaGaddaDaVida »