Dire Straits play Paris (1981)

June 18, 1981 - Dire Straits ' "On Location" tour stops at Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy in Paris<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Dire-Straits-Communiqué-RVM-SMALL.jpg' alt='Dire Straits' 'Communiqué'' width='190' height='161'/>

Dire Straits release their second album ‘Communiqué’ (1979)

Dire Straits' 'Communiqué' is their second studio album recorded in The Bahamas and released on June 15 1979 by Vertigo Records / Warner Bros.1 . Once upon a time in the West (1980, Dortmund) 2 . Once Upon a Time In the West (Rockpalast, 79) 3 . News (Rockpalast, 79) 4 . News (Dortmund, 80) 5 . Where You Think You Going (Rockpalast, 79) 6 . Lady writer (Rockpalast, 79) 7 . Lady Writer 8 . Single…

Vertigo publish ‘Dire Straits,’ their eponymous debut album featuring ‘Sultans of Swing’ (1978)

'Dire Straits' is their debut and eponymous studio album featuring 'Sultans of Swing,' produced by Muff Winwood and released on June 9, 1978 by Vertigo1 . Down to the Waterline (1979, Live) 2 . Down to the Waterline (1980, Dortmund) 3 . Water of Love (Rockpalast, 1979) 4 . Water Of Love (TopPop) 5 . Setting Me Up 6 . Setting Me Up (w/ Notting Hillbillies, 1997, Glasgow) 7 . Six blade knife…

Dire Straits release their fifth album : ‘Brothers in Arms’ including ‘Money for Nothing’ (1985)

Dire Straits' 'Brothers in Arms' feat. 'Money for Nothing' is their fifth studio album released on May 13, 1985 by Vertigo Records.Track Listing : 1.So Far Away (Mark Knopfler) - 05:12 . 2.Money For Nothing(Mark Knopfler, Sting) - 08:26 . 3.Walk Of Life (Mark Knopfler) - 04:12 . 4.Your Latest Trick (Mark Knopfler) - 06:33 . 5.Why Worry (Mark Knopfler) - 08:31 . 6.Ride Across The River (Mark…

Dire Straits BIA tour ends in Sydney (1986)

April 26, 1986 - the Dire Straits "Brothers in arms" 1985/1986 world tour ends at Entertainment Centre in Sydney, Australia<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Dire-Straits-Communiqué-RVM-SMALL.jpg' alt='Dire Straits' 'Communiqué'' width='190' height='161'/>

German TV tapes Dire Straits (1980)

December 19, 1980 - "Rockpop" a German television ZDF program is due to tape Dire Straits - that is Mark Knopfler John Illsley, Pick Withers, Alan Clark, Hal Lindes - while they play at Westfalenhalle in Dortmund, Germany.<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Dire-Straits-Communiqué-RVM-SMALL.jpg' alt='Dire Straits' 'Communiqué'' width='190' height='161'/>

As we wish Mark Knopfler a Happy Birthday, the day is perfect for a ‘Dire Straits at their bests’ post

As we wish, today, English singer and guitarist Mark Knopfler a Happy 71th Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : Dire Straits CREDITSPhoto : Victor SchiferliAudio : Sultans of Swing . Money for Nothing . Walk of Life . Brothers in Arms . Romeo and Juliet . So Far Away . Tunnel of Love . Your Latest Trick . Private Investigations . Lady Writer . Video : Sultans Of Swing…

Dire Straits rock Wembley (1985)

July 10, 1985 - Dire Straits - that is Mark Knopfler (voc, g), John Illsley (b, bck voc), Alan Clark (kb), Guy Fletcher (synth, bck voc), Terry Williams (d), Jack Sonni (g) and Chris White (s) - perform at Wembley Arena in London <img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Dire-Straits-Communiqué-RVM-SMALL.jpg' alt='Dire Straits' 'Communiqué'' width='190' height='161'/>

Dire Straits attend a Belgian Festival (1981)

July 5, 2009 - Dire Straits "On Location Tour" stops at Werchterpark in Werchter, Belgium<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Dire-Straits-Communiqué-RVM-SMALL.jpg' alt='Dire Straits' 'Communiqué'' width='190' height='161'/>

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 17/52

Dire Straits, Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers, Santana, Eurythmics, Oingo Boingo, Gary Moore, Marshall Crenshaw, Queen, Sonic Youth, Joni Mitchell, Paul McCartney, Darlene Love

Me:nu Du Jour June 30 (EN.FR.ES)

>> EN FRANCAIS | >> EN ESPAÑOLTODAY We Listen To Al Jarreau, Sly & The Family Stone, Eurythmics, Queen, Madonna, The Prodigy, Iggy Pop, Lucinda Williams, Miles Davis, Joe Zawinul, Os Mutantes, Alice Cooper, Magazine, System of a Down We Celebrate Stanley Clarke, Lena Horne, Joe Henderson, Chet Atkins We Watch Maceo Parker, John Lee Hooker, Sharon Jones, Prince,…

Robert, Paul, Eric, Phil et al play Knebworth (1990)

June 30, 1990 - Tears for Fears, Cliff Richard & The Shadows, Phil Collins, Paul McCartney, Status Quo, Eric Clapton, Dire Straits, Elton John, Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, Genesis, Pink Floyd. They all take part in the concert at Knebworth Park in England

Mark Knopfler performs in Manchester, UK (2015)

May 16, 2015 - Mark Knopfler's "Tracker tour" stops at Phones 4U Arena in Manchester, UK<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Dire-Straits-Communiqué-RVM-SMALL.jpg' alt='Dire Straits' 'Communiqué'' width='190' height='161'/>

Mark Knopfler & band are in Antwerp, Belgium (2013)

May 12, 2013 - Mark Knopfler 's "Privateering " tour stops at Sportpaleis in Antwerp, Belgium<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Dire-Straits-Communiqué-RVM-SMALL.jpg' alt='Dire Straits' 'Communiqué'' width='190' height='161'/>

This week In Guitar Virtuosi 17/52

Carlos Santana, Mark Knopfler, Gary Moore, Otis Rush, Gary Clark Jr., Albert King, , Ronnie Van Zant, Dave Stewart, Pete Townshend, Mike Campbell, Daryl Stuermer

On German TV today, Mark Knopfler at ‘3 nach 9’ (2015)

March 27, 2015 - if in Germany, do not miss Mark Knopfler and his band performing "Beryl" lifted from his album "Tracker" at "3 nach 9" on Radio Bremen TV<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Dire-Straits-Communiqué-RVM-SMALL.jpg' alt='Dire Straits' 'Communiqué'' width='190' height='161'/>

Happy Birthday Sir Elton John. ‘Rocket John (It Still Is A Long Long Time)’

This day (March 25, 1947), in Pinner, Middlesex, England, is born Reginald Kenneth Dwight better known as Elton John, English singer, composer and pianistDigest Tracklist : Your Song (BBC, 1970) . Levon (BBC, 11971) . Rocket Man (Royal Festival Hall, 1972) . Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (TOTP, 1973) . Daniel (Watford, 1974) . Pinball Wizard (Dodger Stadium, 1975) . Don't Go Breaking My Heart (w/…

Happy Birthday David Gilmour. ‘Gilmour Toujours!’

This day (March 6, 1946), in Cambridge, England, is born David Jon Gilmour, simply known as David Gilmour, English artist who became a member of Pink Floyd in replacement of Syd BarrettTracklist : Remember a Day (w/ Pink Floyd, 1968) . Astronomy Domine (w/ Pink Floyd, 1970) . Echoes (w/ Pink Floyd, Pompei) . Young Lust (w/ Pink Floyd, The Wall Live, 1980) . Until We Sleep (The Tube,1984) .…

‘Music For The Dancers’ N°338 – Vintage 80s Music Videos

Longsy D, LL Cool J, Grandmaster Flash . Level 42, Johnny Clegg . Savuka, Vanessa Paradis, Hot Chocolate, The Selecter, Commodores, JoBoxers, S-Express, Dire StraitsThey are the performers of the twelve vintage dance tunes that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (08/52) BUT ... in the EIghties 80s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!For TWELVE more 'Music For…

As we wish, today, Pink Floyd’s drummer Nick Mason a ‘Happy Birthday,’ the day is perfect for a ‘Pink Floyd at their Bests’ post

As we wish, today, English drummer Nicholas Berkeley Mason simply known as Nick Mason a 'Happy Birthday,' the time has come to list the 'BESTS' of his band : Pink Floyd CREDITSPhoto : Mark CullenAudio : Wish You Were Here . Money . Comfortably Numb . Time . The Great Gig in the Sky . Us and Them . Hey You . On the Run . Brain Damage . Eclipse . Video : Another Brick In The Wall . Wish You Were…

‘L’Amour Toujours’ N°92 – Vintage 80s Music Videos

George Harrison, Gloria Estefan, Britney Spears, Phil Collins, Chris de Burgh, Eric Carmen, Kylie Minogue, Dire Straits, Marc Almond . Gene Pitney, George Michael, Kenny Rogers, ChicagoThey are the performers of the twelve vintage love songs that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (03/52) but in the Eighties 80s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!For TWELVE…

Happy Birthday Jimmy Page. ‘Master Riffer’

This day (January 9, 1944), in Heston, Middlesex, England, is born James Patrick 'Jimmy' Page, an English guitarist and founder of Led Zeppelin.Tracklist : Young Age! . Blow-Up Movie (w/ the Yardbirds, 1967) . Heart Full of Soul (w/ the Yardbirds, 1968) . Babe I'm Gonna Leave You (w/ Led Zeppelin, 1969) . Live at Madison Square Garden (w/ Led Zeppelin, 1973) . Whole Lotta Love (w/ Led Zeppelin,…

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 51/52

Joe Cocker, The Clash, The Rolling Stones, The Alan Parsons Project, Morrissey, Dire Straits, Keith Richards, Chicago, The Who, Yellow Magic Orchestra, Alphaville, Roxy MusicThey are the '80s Throwback' artists selected among the 267 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Joe Cocker . You Can Leave Your Hat On Lifted from : We…

‘Vous Avez Dit Bizarre’ N°255 – Vintage 80s Music Videos

Alice Cooper, Paul McCartney . Michael Jackson, The Christians, ZZ Top, That Petrol Emotion, Ultravox, Adam . The Ants, Talking Heads, Bauhaus, Five Star, Sinead O'Connor . The Edge, Dire StraitsThey are the performers of twelve vintage amusing, puzzling and sometimes shocking videos of songs that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (42/52) BUT ... in the Eighties 80s. (Source) Here, they are…

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 42/52

The Human League, Level 42, Peter Gabriel, INXS, Elvis Costello . The Attractions, The Rolling Stones, Stevie Nicks, Cheap Trick, Dire Straits, Bruce Springsteen, U2, Sonic YouthThey are the '80s Throwback' artists selected among the 400 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . The Human League . Don't You Want Me Lifted from : Virgin…

As we remember today Rick Parfitt on his Birthday, the day is perfect for a ‘Status Quo At Their Bests’ post

As we remember, today, English singer & songwriter Rick Parfitt on his Birthday,' the time has come to list the 'BESTS' of his band : Status Quo CREDITSPhoto : Christophe LosbergerAudio : In The Army Now . Whatever You Want . Rockin' All Over the World . Pictures Of Matchstick Men . Down Down . Caroline . Roll Over Lay Down . Paper Plane . The Wanderer . What You're Proposing . Video :…

On TV today, Mark Knopfler with David Letterman (1985)

September 30, 1985 - you do not want to miss Mark Knopfler performing with the World's Most Dangerous Band at "Late Night with David Letterman" on NBC<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Dire-Straits-Communiqué-RVM-SMALL.jpg' alt='Dire Straits' 'Communiqué'' width='190' height='161'/>

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 39/52

Robert Palmer, XTC, Level 42, Depeche Mode, Dire Straits, Patti Smith, Bryan Ferry, Tom Waits, Joe Cocker, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Rod Stewart, Bruce SpringsteenThey are the '80s Throwback' artists selected among the 418 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Robert Palmer . Addicted To Love Lifted from : We Remember Robert Palmer2 . XTC .…

Mark, Eric, Elton, Phil et al play for Montserrat (1997)

September 15, 1997 - Mark Knopfler, Eric Clapton, Phil Collins, Carl Perkins, Elton John, Sting and Paul McCartney are at Royal Albert Hall, London for a charity concert in favor of Montserrat, a Caribbean island devastated by a volcano.<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Dire-Straits-Communiqué-RVM-SMALL.jpg' alt='Dire Straits' 'Communiqué'' width='190'…

Mark Knopfler plays, sings and chats in London (2009)

September 9, 2009 - Mark Knopfler's "Get Lucky Promo Tour " stops at The Hurlingham Club, London, England <img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Dire-Straits-Communiqué-RVM-SMALL.jpg' alt='Dire Straits' 'Communiqué'' width='190' height='161'/>

Happy Birthday Roger Waters. ‘Waters Music’

This day (September 6, 1943), in Great Bookham, Surrey, England, is born George Roger Waters , English singer, bassist and songwriter, co-founder of Pink Floyd Digest Tracklist : Interstellar Overdrive (w/ Pink Floyd & Frank Zappa) . Atom Heart Mother (w/ Pink Floyd, 1970) . Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun (w/ Pink Floyd, 1971) . Another Brick In The Wall (w/ Pink Floyd, 1980) .…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 32/52

Caetano Veloso . Maria Bethânia, George Benson . Patti Austin, Gladys Knight . The Boston Pops, Jose James . Kori Withers, Arlo Guthrie . Pete Seeger, Dire Straits . Eric Clapton, Brandi Carlile . Pearl Jam, Johnny Hallyday . Luther Allison, Todd Terje . Bryan Ferry, Bela Fleck, Edgar Meyer . Zakir Hussain, Esperanza Spalding . Flota Zjednoczonych Sił, Milton Nasciemento . Stéphane BelmondoThey…

This week In ’90s Throwback’ 32/52

Level 42, Sting, U2, Joe Jackson, Billy Joel, Dire Straits, Iron Maiden, David Bowie, Oasis, Pete Townshend, Paul Weller, Bruce Springsteen They are the '90s Throwback' artists selected among the 319 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Level 42 . Something About You Lifted from : Level 42 attend . Danish festival (1999)2 . Sting . If…

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 32/52

U2, Joe Jackson, Paul Simon, Paul Simon, Dire Straits, Billy Joel, Luther Vandross, Ray Charles . Chaka Khan, George Benson, N.W.A., Mötley Crüe, Iron MaidenThey are the '80s Throwback' artists selected among the 319 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . U2 . Sunday Bloody Sunday Lifted from : Happy Birthday The Edge. Best of U22 . Joe…