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Led by Mark Knopfler, Dire Straits built their sound from laid-back blues-rock with a touch of jazz and country, occasionally dipping into the epic song structures of progressive rock. As their career progressed, they became more refined and their new maturity happened to coincide with the two big musical revolutions from the mid-'80s, MTV and the birth of the CD. It helped make their sixth album, 'Brothers in Arms', an international blockbuster and in turn made the band international stars. Supported by the groundbreaking computer-animated video for 'Money for Nothing,' a song which mocked music videos, the album became a blockbuster, spending nine weeks at the top of the American charts and selling over nine million copies; in England, the album became the biggest selling album of the '80s. With a fantastic selection of musci to choose from, there is no shortage of back catalogue rarities, amazing memorabilia and quality collectibles, all available right here in our specialist Dire Straits collectors store...
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Mark Knopfler Get Lucky   UK 2-disc CD/DVD set
MARK KNOPFLER Get Lucky (2009 UK limited edition 2-disc album set - Recorded at his award-winning British Grove Studios in West London and co-produced with long-time cohorts Chuck Ainlay and Guy Fletcher, Mark Knopfler's 5th studio album, 'Get Lucky', is a beautifully crafted exploration of a lifetime of musical roots, fluently combining folk and blues with his original songwriting, containing personalized British ingredients and vivid observational lyricism. Comprising the 11-track a
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Dire Straits Private Investigations   UK 12" vinyl
DIRE STRAITS Private Investigations (1982 UK 2-track 12" vinyl single, also including Badges Posters Stickers T-Shirts, issued in the glossy picture sleeve with lyrics printed on the reverse. The sleeve shows a little shelfwear and despite a few minor signs of play, the vinyl remains in excellent condition DSTR112)
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Dire Straits Private Investigations   UK 12" vinyl
DIRE STRAITS Private Investigations (1982 UK 2-track 12" vinyl single, also including Badges Posters Stickers T-Shirts, issued in the glossy picture sleeve with lyrics printed on the reverse. The sleeve shows a little shelfwear and despite a few minor signs of play, the vinyl remains in excellent condition DSTR112)
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Mark Knopfler Throw These Guns Away   UK CD single
MARK KNOPFLER/DUNBLANE Throw These Guns Away (1996 UK 4-track CD single which features Mark Knopfler on guitar on 'Knockin' On Heaven's Door', issued as a tribute to children killed in the Dunblane tragedy, 'hand drawn child' picture sleeve)
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Dire Straits Private Investigations   UK 12" vinyl
DIRE STRAITS Private Investigations (1982 UK 2-track 12" vinyl single, also including Badges Posters Stickers T-Shirts, issued in the glossy picture sleeve with lyrics printed on the reverse. The sleeve shows a little shelfwear and despite a few minor signs of play, the vinyl remains in excellent condition DSTR112)
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Chris White Spanish Wine - Jukebox Issue   UK 7" vinyl
CHRIS WHITE Spanish Wine (1976 UK injection moulded wide centred vinyl 7", issued for Jukebox use, also including She's Only Dancing CB272)
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Mark Knopfler Shangri-La   UK CD album
MARK KNOPFLER Shangri-La (2004 UK Mercury label 14-track promotional CD for the fourth solo studio album from British singer /songwriter and guitarist, including the single Boom Like That. The custom printed disc is housed within a card walle t picture sleeve SHANGRICJ1)
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Dire Straits Brothers In Arms - EX   UK vinyl LP
DIRE STRAITS Brothers In Arms (1985 UK 9-track vinyl LP including the radio favourite title track, the iconic Walk Of Life and the famous 'MTV' rocker Money For Nothing guest starring Sting, complete with illustrated lyric inner, picture sleeve.T he sleeve shows just a little light shelfwear and the vinyl remains in excellent condition with few signs of play VERH25)
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Dire Straits World Tour - On Every Street   UK tour programme
DIRE STRAITS World Tour - On Every Street (Official 1991 UK 40-page 12" square tour programme featuring World tour dates, band and crew information, biographical details and lots of colour photographs and glossy cover)
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Dire Straits Private Investigations   Japanese 7" vinyl
DIRE STRAITS Private Investigations (1982 Japanese wide centred 7" vinyl single, also including 'Badges Posters Stickers T-Shirts', issued in the Nippon Phonogram company paper sleeve with unique picture insert with lyrics on reverse 7PP-80)
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