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Just Another 80's Teenager in Dire Straits

Brothers in Arms appealed to me as a music buyer back in 1985 (not quite old enough to drive) because of the DDD on the back of the disc, even now I really had no idea what it meant. 349 more words

Money For Nothing - Dire Straits

I’m not sure why this song has such an incredible hook. I never tire of hearing it.

From the Brothers In Arms recording by Dire Straits, here is that compelling song, “Money For Nothing”


Editorial: The "Money For Nothing" Myth

“…Can you expect a good quality event if all of your performers are prepared to undersell themselves?…”

Editorial * 10 April 2014

That Dire Straits song… 480 more words


Ben Watt: Hendra

AS well as being one half of Everything But The Girl, Ben Watt has of late been better known for his DJing, remixing and dance music label Buzzin’ Fly. 117 more words

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The Unbearable Lightness of the B List - Part 2

It was a lovely summer evening, sun down, sky violet-blue; the lights just coming on in the courtyard below. But up here on high, sitting staring out the window, one leg propped up on the sill too small to be a proper sill, leaning against the jamb, I was shut off from that enchantment. 1,539 more words


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Hackskeptic's 500 Greatest Songs: Dire Straits - Telegraph Road

364 – Dire Straits – Telegraph Road (1982)
Written by Mark Knopfler
Produced by Mark Knopler
Label – Vertigo

Most music fans would probably balk at the thought of a 14+ minute album track loosely cataloguing man’s quest to travel, discover, build, and industrialize, ultimately leading to over population, degeneration and decay. 42 more words


What Is The Music Of Your Life?

As I sit to write this today, my beloved music is playing in the background, as it is as many times throughout the day as I can manage.  496 more words