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Photo courtesy of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Photo courtesy of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
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5 Reasons Why Dire Straits Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

If it were up to us, Dire Straits would be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next April.

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Reprise
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Former Dire Straits Bassist Doesn’t Expect a Band Reunion

Dire Straits are one of the few major bands who've stayed broken up after splitting — and according to former bassist John Illsley, it seems likely to stay that way.

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Paramount / Juan Naharro Gimenez, Getty Images / Warner Bros
Paramount / Juan Naharro Gimenez, Getty Images / Warner Bros
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Can Dire Straits’ ‘Walk of Life’ Be Used as the End Music to Every Movie?

A video editor has added Dire Straits' hit to the endings to many classic movies.

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Warner Bros.
Warner Bros.
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Revisiting Dire Straits’ Debut Album

Given their low-key music and resolute lack of visual flash, the guys in Dire Straits seemed like good candidates for one of those slow-building careers.

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Carlos Muina, Getty Images
Carlos Muina, Getty Images
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27 Years Ago: Dire Straits Break Up (for the First Time)

Dire Straits broke up on September 15, 1988.

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Ultimate Classic Rock
Ultimate Classic Rock
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Dire Straits Albums Ranked Worst to Best

Dire Straits released only a handful of albums during their brief time together, and each offers some essential band songs. But which holds up best?

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Warner Bros.
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Sticking With the Formula: Revisiting Dire Straits’ ‘Communique’

Dire Straits released their second album, 'Communique,' on June 15, 1979.

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Warner Bros.
Warner Bros.
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How Dire Straits Shattered All Expectations With ‘Brothers in Arms’

Dire Straits shattered commercial expectations with their 1985 album, Brothers in Arms.

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Juan Naharro Gimenez/Getty Images
Juan Naharro Gimenez/Getty Images
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Happy Birthday Mark Knopfler [VIDEO]

Today Mark Knopfler turns 65. I  had to share my favorite song of his with you.

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The Cars vs. Dire Straits – Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame, Round One

The Cars take on Dire Straits in the first round of the UCR Hall of Fame.

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The Straits.com
The Straits.com
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Former Members of Dire Straits to Tour U.S.

Former members of Dire Straits will tour the U.S. as the Straits in 2014.

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Dire Straits - Money For Nothing Video
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Dire Straits – Official Music Videos

Looking for a great collection of Dire Straits music on the web? We've got it here for you! Check out our collection of the best Dire Straits official music videos, all on one page. Enjoy!

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