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10 Insanely Great Dire Straits Songs Only Hardcore Fans Know

10 Insanely Great Dire Straits Songs Only Hardcore Fans Know

British stadium rockers Dire Straits were THE live band to see in the '80s. They held records for selling out concerts in Australia that have only just been broken in recent years, and for Generation X seeing Dire Straits and U2 before you died was a must. Their collected chart toppers ("Money For Nothing", "Sultans Of Swing", "The Walk Of Life" etc) don't give much of an idea of the breadth of Dire Straits' cinematic sound. Here's a hand-picked list of deeper cuts that shows why Dire Straits are sorely underrated by modern music fans.

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