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I Love Dire Straits

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Lost in Dire Straits.

    Music overload.
    SandeshRawat SandeshRawat 22-25, M Feb 22

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

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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 36-40, M Apr 5, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    Marshallman90 Marshallman90 13-15, M Jun 2, 2014

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    The Bug

    One of my all time favourite bands. So many great songs.
    charlie1960 charlie1960 46-50, M May 1, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Dire Straits - Tunnel Of Love
    TheThinIce TheThinIce 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 8

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    Dire straits - Sultans of Swing
    rehn65 rehn65 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 4

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    The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Shine On You Crazy Diamond, Dire Straits - Once Upon A Time in The West,  Susanna Rigacci - Once Upon A Time In The West (Ennio...
    IntoThisDream IntoThisDream 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 7

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    Listening to Dire Straits for the first time in too long. Dunno what it is but they move me like no one else. I wish they still toured.
    iou1soul iou1soul 22-25, M Mar 9

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    Dire Straits - Telegraph Road
    RockOfVirginia RockOfVirginia 26-30, F Mar 18

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    Dire Straits - Lady Writer
    JosephSpartanCrimson JosephSpartanCrimson 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    Dire Straits - Lady WriterLady writer on the TVTalk about the Virgin MaryReminded me of youExpectation left to come up to yeahLady writer on the TVShe had another qualityThe way...
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Not in any particular order but here we go 1. thinking out loud- Ed sheeran 2. Pocket full of dreams- hedley 3. Heaven in our headlights- hedley 4. Our song- ron pope 5. Your song...
    DevinaLockwood DevinaLockwood 16-17, F 10 hrs ago

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    Kashmir - Led Zeppelin Kashmir Oh, let the sun beat down upon my face Stars to fill my dream I am a traveler of both time and space To be where I have been To sit with elders of...
    01BullExpatriate 01BullExpatriate 36-40, M 4 Responses Mar 12

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    Okay. I'm going to basically talk about my entire day today and everything relating to Zayn leaving One Direction, because this is f*cking me up a lot. Last night I was preparing...
    HazzaBoo HazzaBoo 16-17, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    "Sometimes fate is like a small sandstorm that keeps changing directions. You change direction but the sandstorm chases you. You turn again, but the storm adjusts. Over and over...
    daisyb327 daisyb327 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    I drew a broken heart Right on your window pane Waited for your reply Here in the pouring rain Just breathe against the glass Leave me some kind of sign I know the hurt won't pass...
    blueboyblue blueboyblue 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    Lol quick question who else gets excited when you find a guy directioner besides me lol found a guy for the first time today that likes one direction and I got excited
    brenda4696 brenda4696 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    Zayn, please tell me this is a joke. You are kidding, right? It's all a game; it's all a lie, isn't it? I still can't assimilate the fact that he is gone...I don't want to to...
    TheArtisticOne TheArtisticOne 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    This is a story I've just started writing, I am planning for it to be a series. Let me know what you guys think, and if you want to see more :D ! http://www.wattpad.com/story...
    TheCasualScorpia TheCasualScorpia 13-15, M 4 days ago

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    I'm in love with my band director. I know it's inappropriate. He's married with kids. I'm one of his favorite students, if not his favorite. I couldn't help it. He thinks I just...
    winmkcanivadfan winmkcanivadfan 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 12

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    5 girly idiots. God I hate them with a burning passion. They take songs by great artists and ruin them. That's the only reason I know of them. Also their songs are meaningless. And...
    Retro5NAF Retro5NAF 26-30, F Mar 21

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    I'm not a directioner, I like some of their music but the fact that Zayn left the band makes me so upset. I really hope everything will be okay bc I can't imagine one direction...
    selasf selasf 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    I've decided to make a list of the most influential songs past the year 2000. This won't include jokey songs like the Hamster Dance, parodies like any of Weird Al Yancovic, chants...
    TightyWhitiesAtomicWedgie TightyWhitiesAtomicWedgie 46-50, M Mar 8

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    Ahhh One Direction. My first and only concert, which was one of the best days of my life. Call me a carrot lol I've been around since the X Factor days and I still love them. I was...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I can't believe Zayn is gone.Its all Petrie's fault she said she would break up with him if he didn't quit she ruined it.I'm so so sad that he left I haven't stooped crying.I'm...
    BulliedGirl15 BulliedGirl15 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    R.I.P. ZAYN MALIK FROM ONE DIRECTION WE'RE ALL MOURNING FOR YOU PLEASE COME BACK. Maybe this is all just a bad dream and we're all going to wake up. BUT NO. Maybe it is. NO. Yes...
    BlackRosesAmongLilies BlackRosesAmongLilies 13-15 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Okay, so this either ends the backstreet-boys-way: Zayn leaves then decides he misses the boys and comes back; or the take-that-way: Zayn leaves and One Direction disbands and NO...
    BlackRosesAmongLilies BlackRosesAmongLilies 13-15 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I hate the fact that everyone keeps bringing up Zayn leaving. I hate the fact that everyone keeps spreading rumours about it. The fact is, he's left the band. There's no more to it...
    isabelfey isabelfey 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Please directioners and beliebers wake up! Stop to call they idols or worse your life. They are not your life, when you grow up or when bieber1d aren't anymore cool it's very...
    ItalianPokeTrainer ItalianPokeTrainer 16-17, M 1 Response Mar 2

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    People appreciate my honesty, when coupled with my directness it sometimes causes problems. It's like people want honesty, they just don't always want to hear it. CS
    ConcreteSleeper ConcreteSleeper 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 13

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    I'm not even a fan, much less a Directioner, but the fact that Zayn Malik left makes me extremely sad. :(
    queenettejeanette queenettejeanette 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    How can he be gone!? He couldn't finish the damn tour at least?? I mean really after 4 years of waiting for Tickets I finally got some and ZAYN quits. Really. Either Perrier...
    ForeverKittenn ForeverKittenn 13-15, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    My favorite poem Smile - Elia Abu Madi Translated by: Mahmoud Abbas Masoud...
    HellIsWhereIcomeFrom HellIsWhereIcomeFrom 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 2

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    Vacationing with Jake. My son made a friend in Victoria, Alfred. Alfred fell in love with Jake. What's not to LOVE? I was always a 'Big Dog' person.. until... A few years back my...
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    God is love as it is said - but that don't mean to say we have to put up with nuisance from people - however through this , there is always willingness to forgive once there is...
    Stephenrko Stephenrko 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 12