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35 Years Ago: Dire Straits Bounce Back With ‘Making Movies’

Dire Straits released 'Making Movies' on Oct. 17, 1980.

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Warner Bros.

37 Years Ago: Dire Straits Release Their 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

27 Years Ago: Dire Straits Break Up (for the First Time)

Dire Straits broke up on September 15, 1988.

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Dire Straits Albums, Ranked Worst to Best

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 records hold up the best?

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Warner Bros.

36 Years Ago: Dire Straits Stick With the Formula on ‘Communique’

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

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Dire Straits’ ‘Walk of Life’ Bolsters Farxiga Ad

A new commercial for a drug aimed at people with type 2 diabetes features Dire Straits' hit 'Walk of Life.'

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Warner Bros.

30 Years Ago: Dire Straits Shatter All Expectations With ‘Brothers in Arms’

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

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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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Image via TheStraits.com

Dire Straits Keyboardist Alan Clark On His New Project, The Straits

The Straits have played a series of successful shows filled with classic songs by Mark Knopfler and Dire Straits. Up next, long-time Dire Straits keyboardist Alan Clark says the offshoot group is ready to record some new music.

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The Straits.com

Former Members of Dire Straits to Tour U.S.

Former members of Dire Straits will be touring the U.S. in February and March, joined by Steve Ferrone of Tom Petty's Heartbreakers but not by longtime frontman Mark Knopfler.

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