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    Watch Dire Straits Tonight On Vintage TV

    As a fan of Dire Straits all I watch is Vintage TV as it plays their songs and many others from that great era of music. Vintage TV is the best music channel EVER!! Watch the likes of Dire Straits tonight at 9pm as part of The Best Of British Soft Rock Bands on Vintage TV on Sky...
    helenajohnson09 helenajohnson09 22-25 Jul 15, 2013

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    The Bug

    One of my all time favourite bands. So many great songs.
    charlie1960 charlie1960 51-55, M May 1, 2013

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    The Greatest Song In History!

    Is Money For Nothing the greatest song of all time? I remember when the music clip came out- it was considered cutting edge with its technology...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 12, 2009

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    RickiChickie RickiChickie 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 14, 2014

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    Local Hero

    maybe one of the best guitar instrumentals iv ever heard in my life.
    HowAboutNoScott HowAboutNoScott 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 4, 2010

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    I Miss Dire Straits

    Dire Straits were my favourite band when I was a teenager growing up. I was lucky to see them in concert in 1983 in London, and then again in 1992 in Melboure and they were just amazing. I wish I could see them again in concert one day. My favourite songs are Money for Nothing...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 23, 2012

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    Romeo and Juliet

    Reminds me of my friends and driving feeling the wind in your face...good times
    NiRiada NiRiada 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 17, 2008

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    Dire Straits

    Pretty much have all of their music. Very popular with the girls in my dorm at college. Mark Knoplfer is one of the great guitar players ever, really enjoy some of the extended guitar sections in tracks like "Tunnel of Love" and "Telegraph Road." However, my favorite in the group...
    NorgePrincess NorgePrincess 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 27, 2012

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    Music.

    Sultans of swing (LOVE IT!!!) and brothers in arms are my favourite favourite favourite! DS have always been my sunday afternoon band. the kind of music you love to relax to on a lazy sunday afternoon...mmmm. that's magic....bf.
    TheRealMimi TheRealMimi 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 4, 2010

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    First Album

    down to the waterline,wild west end off the first album.......mark nopfler's guitar playing is so good it makes the **** hard...
    sharpTresHombre sharpTresHombre 41-45, M Apr 5, 2010

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    Dire Straits - Walk of Life
    Maverick1962 Maverick1962 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 12

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    DIRE STRAITS: 'Money for Nothing' (1985). When I first heard this I thought it was a song about 'fencing' stolen goods, or other nefarious activity. The reality is different and...
    supersnipe supersnipe 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    DIRE STRAITS: 'Sultans of Swing' (1978) (YT clip here) Mark Knopfler liked to take his own experiences and use them as material for songs - and so this one is about a pub band he...
    supersnipe supersnipe 56-60, M 3 Responses Jan 11

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    No Particular Order: 1. Sonic Youth - Teenage Riot 2. Siouxsie and the Banshees - Spellbound 3. Led Zeppelin - Whole Lotta Love 4. Arcade Fire - Rebellion (Lies) 5. The Pixies...
    Darkstar101 Darkstar101 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 2

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    DIRE STRAITS: 'Telegraph Road' (From the album 'Love Over Gold', 1982)(YT clip here). I used to call "Love Over Gold" 'the album of the recession'. It came out in the middle of...
    supersnipe supersnipe 56-60, M Jan 12

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    Dire Straits - Brothers In Arms
    JosephSpartanCrimson JosephSpartanCrimson 26-30, M Dec 29, 2014

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    Dire Straits - Sultans of Swing*
    VelvetPony VelvetPony 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 10

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    Dire Straits - So Far Away
    IntoThisDream IntoThisDream 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 13

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    Dire Straits - Once Upon A Time In The West
    IntoThisDream IntoThisDream 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 13

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    She's....... Perfect? Yes. I've literally thought about every single little thing about her, everything, and i love everything, but, since i can only talk to her online i only know...
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    Congressional Medal of Honor Citations for Actions Taken This Day January 11 MAUS, MARION P. Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, 1st U.S. Infantry. Place and date: At Sierra...
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    "Think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course." -Kahlil Gibran
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    Did I not say to you, “Go not there, for I am your friend; in this mirage of annihilation I am the fountain of life? ” Even though in anger you depart a hundred thousand...
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