Dire Straits

Also known as Dire Straights, Dire Strates, DS, Дайер Стрейтс, Даэр Стрейтс
Members of Dire Straits: Alan Clark, David Knopfler, Guy Fletcher, Hal Lindes, Jack Sonni, John Illsley, Mark Knopfler, Pick Withers, Terry Williams (3)
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dire_Straits

Discography of Dire Straits:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Money For Nothing 12 Audio 1988-10-00
2 Brothers In Arms 9 Audio 1985
3 Dire Straits 9 Audio 1982 Vertigo
4 Alchemy - Dire Straits Live 10 Audio 1984
5 Love Over Gold 5 Audio 1982 Vertigo
6 Communiqué 9 Audio 1979 Vertigo
7 On The Night 15 Audio 1993-05-11 Vertigo
8 Dire Straits 9 Audio 1996 Vertigo
9 Communiqué 9 Audio Vertigo
10 Making Movies 7 Audio 1980 Vertigo
11 Brothers In Arms 9 Audio 1985 Vertigo
12 Alchemy - Dire Straits Live 11 Audio 1984
13 Communiqué 9 Audio 1979 Vertigo
14 On Every Street 12 Audio 1991-10-09 Vertigo
15 Money For Nothing / Brothers In Arms 2 Audio 1988 Vertigo
16 Calling Elvis 3 Audio 1991
17 Communiqué 9 Audio 1979 Warner Bros. Records
18 Love Over Gold 5 Audio 1996 Vertigo
19 Sultans Of Swing (The Very Best Of Dire Straits) 16 Audio 1998 Warner Bros. Records
20 Money For Nothing 2 Audio 1985 Vertigo
21 Walk Of Life 2 Audio 1985-12-00 Vertigo
22 Brothers In Arms 9 Audio 1996 Vertigo
23 On The Night 10 Audio 1996 Mercury
24 Heavy Fuel 3 Audio 1991 Vertigo
25 Tunnel Of Love 2 Audio 1980-09-00 Vertigo
26 Love Over Gold 5 Audio 1982 Vertigo
27 Communiqué 9 Audio Vertigo
28 Brothers In Arms 9 Audio 1985 Vertigo
29 Brothers In Arms 8 Audio 1985 Vertigo
30 Making Movies 7 Audio 1980 Vertigo
31 Dire Straits 9 Audio 1982 Vertigo
32 Money For Nothing 12 Audio 1988
33 Alchemy - Dire Straits Live 10 Audio 1984 Vertigo
34 Money For Nothing (Beat Sleyer Remix) 3 Audio 2005-01-17 Not On Label (Dire Straits)
35 Dire Straits 9 Audio 1978 Vertigo
36 Communiqué 9 Audio 1979 Mercury
37 Communiqué 9 Audio 1996 Vertigo
38 Making Movies 7 Audio 1996 Vertigo
39 Walk Of Life 2 Audio 1985 Warner Bros. Records
40 ExtendeDanc"EP"lay 3 Audio 1983 Vertigo
41 Private Investigations 2 Audio 1982 Vertigo
42 Money For Nothing (Full Length Version) 2 Audio 1985-06-00 Vertigo
43 ExtendeDancEPlay 3 Audio 1983 Vertigo
44 Alchemy - Dire Straits Live 11 Audio 1984 PolyGram Music Video
45 Brothers In Arms (The Videosingles) 4 Audio 1985 PolyGram Music Video
46 Private Investigations 2 Audio 1982 Vertigo
47 The Bug 4 Audio 1992 Vertigo
48 Romeo And Juliet 2 Audio 1980 Vertigo
49 Sultans Of Swing 2 Audio 1978 Vertigo
50 Sultans Of Swing (The Very Best Of Dire Straits) 16 Audio 1998


British rock band formed in 1977 by Mark Knopfler, David Knopfler, John Illsley and Pick Withers. The group first split up in 1988 but reformed again in 1991 until the group disbanded in 1995.

Full-time band members:

[a=Mark Knopfler] – lead guitar, lead vocals (1977–1995)

[a=John Illsley] – bass guitar, backing vocals (1977–1995)

[a=Alan Clark] – keyboards (1980–1995)

[a=Guy Fletcher] – synthesizer, backing vocals (1984–1995)

[a=David Knopfler] – rhythm guitar, keyboards, backing vocals (1977–1980)

[a=Pick Withers] – drums, percussion (1977–1982)

[a=Terry Williams (3)] – drums (1982–1989)

[a=Jack Sonni] – rhythm guitar (1985–1988)

[a=Hal Lindes] – rhythm guitar, backing vocals (1980–1985)

Touring/session members:

[a=Joop de Korte] – percussion

[a=Mel Collins] – saxophone

[a=Tommy Mandel] – keyboards

[a=Chris White] – saxophone

[a=Chris Whitten] – drums, percussion

[a=Phil Palmer] – guitar

[a=Paul Franklin] – pedal steel guitar

[a=Danny Cummings] – percussion


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