Dire Straits Sultans

Dire Straits - Sultans of Swing: The Very Best of Dire Straits (1998) Japanese SHM-CD 2012 [Re-Up]

Dire Straits - Sultans of Swing: The Very Best of Dire Straits (1998) Japanese SHM-CD 2012
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 507 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 213 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans ~ 190 Mb
Classic Rock, Roots Rock, Country Rock, Blues Rock | Vertigo / USM Japan | # UICY-25236 | 01:18:59

Exactly ten years after Dire Straits' first compilation, Money for Nothing, appeared in the stores, their second, Sultans of Swing: The Very Best of Dire Straits, was released. A decade is a significant span of time, and the average band would have produced enough material for an entirely different collection, one that shared no similarities with its predecessor. Dire Straits is not the average band, however, and during those ten years, they released exactly two albums – 1991's On Every Street, their first studio album since Brothers in Arms in 1985, and 1993's On the Night, a live album culled from tapes of the record's supporting tour. Not quite enough new material for a new greatest-hits album, but it had been years since Dire Straits had released an album of any sort (a compilation of BBC sessions snuck into the stores in 1995) – hence the birth of Sultans of Swing.
Dire Straits - Sultans Of Swing - The very Best Of Dire Straits [Repost] (2004)

Dire Straits - Sultans Of Swing - The very Best Of Dire Straits [Repost] (2004)
DVD5 | PAL 720x576 (4:3) 25.00fps 7000kbps | 4.22 GB | Wupload / Fileserve / Freakshare
Audio: Dolby Digital 2 ch., LPCM. | Length: 1:19:51 + 00:11:57
DVD Release Date: 2004 | Genre: Rock
Dire Straits - Sultans Of Swing [The Very Best of Dire Straits] (1998)

Dire Straits - Sultans Of Swing [The Very Best of Dire Straits] (1998)
Eac Rip | Flac, Img+Cue, Log | 803 MB | 132,13 min. | Covers
Label: Mercury Record, HDCD | Rock / Roots Rock | August 1998 | RAR 3% Rec.
"Sultans of Swing" was the first single release of the British rock band Dire Straits; first released in 1978, its 1979 re-release caused it to become a U.K. and U.S. hit. The song was first recorded as a demo at Pathway Studios, North London in July 1977, and quickly acquired a following after it was put on rotation at Radio London. It did not take long for its popularity to reach record executives, and Dire Straits were offered a contract with Phonogram Records. The song was then re-recorded in early 1978 at Basing Street Studios for the band's debut album Dire Straits. The record company wanted a less-polished rock sound for the radio, so an alternative version was recorded at Pathway Studios in April 1978 and released as the single in some countries including the United Kingdom and Germany.

Dire Straits: Sultans of Swing: The Very Best of Dire Straits  Music

Posted by The New Statesman at April 10, 2007
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Dire Straits: Sultans of Swing: The Very Best of Dire Straits
Rock | 2002 | HDCD clone (mdf+mds) | 2 CDs | 986 MB (divided into 21 parts)

Sultans of Swing: The Very Best of Dire Straits, named after the their 1978 hit single, is the second hits compilation of Dire Straits. It was originally released in August 1998.

Dire Straits - "Sultans Of Swing"  Music

Posted by Alexpal at Dec. 16, 2005

Dire Straits - "Sultans Of Swing"
5:15 | XviD | 576x416 | Video 1137 kbps | Audio 160 kbps | 51,1 Mb
Dire Straits - Brothers In Arms (1986) Maxi-Single, Special Edition [Live in '86]

Dire Straits - Brothers In Arms (1986) Maxi-Single, Special Edition [Live in '86]
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 120 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 63 Mb | Scans included
Classic Rock, Pop/Rock | Label: Vertigo | # 884 285-2 | Time: 00:22:11

"Brothers in Arms" is a 1985 song by Dire Straits, appearing as the closing track on the album of the same name. It was originally written in 1982, the year of the Falklands War. This edition includes: Brothers In Arms (Short Version - 6:06); Going Home-Theme From Local Hero (Live Version); Brothers In Arms (Full Length - 6:58); Why Worry (Instrumental Segment).
Dire Straits & Mark Knopfler - Private Investigations: The Best Of (2005) [Special Edition]

Dire Straits & Mark Knopfler - Private Investigations: The Best Of (2005)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
2CD | Mercury, 9873051 | ~ 888 or 323 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 215 Mb
Classic Rock

This 22-cut double-disc set finally gets at it. Issuing a single disc of Dire Straits and Mark Knopfler would be a silly thing at best and a hopelessly frustrating one at worst. When the band burst on the scene with "Sultans of Swing," there was a lot happening in rock music, but most of it was under the radar and remains forgotten except in the historic annals of music fanatics…
John Illsley (Ex-Dire Straits) - Solo Albums Collection 1984-2014 (6CD) [Re-Up + Upgrade]

John Illsley (Ex-Dire Straits) - Solo Albums Collection 1984-2014 (6CD)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 1.75 Gb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 678 Mb | Scans ~ 691 Mb
Classic Rock, Folk Rock, Blues Rock, Pop Rock | Time: 04:55:56

John Illsley is an English musician who rose to fame as the bass guitarist of the critically acclaimed band Dire Straits. With Dire Straits, John has been the recipient of multiple BRIT and Grammy Awards and a Heritage Award. As one of the founding band members, with Mark Knopfler, his brother David and drummer Pick Withers, John played a major role in the development of the Dire Straits’ sound. Collection includes: 'Never Told A Soul' (1984); 'Glass' (1988); 'Beautiful You' (2008) with Greg Pearle; 'Streets Of Heaven' (2010); 'Live In London' (2014); 'Testing The Water' (2014).
Dire Straits - Brothers In Arms (1985) {2000, XRCD2, 20-Bit K2 Super Coding, Japan}

Dire Straits - Brothers In Arms (1985) {2000, XRCD2, 20-Bit K2 Super Coding, Japan}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 359 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 137 Mb
Scans Included (JPG, 300 dpi) | RAR 5% Recovery
Rock | Vertigo / Universal Music #5483572

Brothers in Arms is the fifth studio album by the British rock band Dire Straits, released on 13 May 1985 by Vertigo Records internationally, and by Warner Bros. Records in the United States. Brothers in Arms charted at number one worldwide, spending 10 weeks at number one on the UK Albums Chart, nine weeks at number one on the Billboard 200 in the United States, and 34 weeks at number one on the Australian Album Chart. The album is the eighth-best-selling album in UK chart history, is certified nine-times platinum in the United States, and is one of the world's best-selling albums, having sold over 30 million copies worldwide. The album won two Grammy Awards in 1986, and also won Best British Album at the 1987 Brit Awards…

Dire Straits - Perfect Investigations (1991)  Music

Posted by v3122 at March 26, 2017
Dire Straits - Perfect Investigations (1991)

Dire Straits - Perfect Investigations (1991)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
Beech Marten, BM 001 | Unofficial Release | ~ 454 or 165 Mb | Scans(jpg) -> 87 Mb
Blues Rock / Classic Rock

~ All songs recorded at Wembley Arena, London, UK, July 10th, 1985 & Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK, July 23rd 1983 ~