Dire Straits - Live Promo - Warner Bros Music Show 12" Vinyl LP ALbum

The rare promotional 12" Vinyl LP album, "Dire Straits - Live Promo - Warner Bros Music Show", offers a unique glimpse into the band's live performances. With tracks like "Sultans of Swing" and "Lady Writer", it captures the energy of Dire Straits on stage. This collectible record showcases a setlist featuring fan favorites and is a treasure for fans of the band's live music. This web page has photos of album covers, inner sleeves, record labels together with production details, musicians and track-listing.


DIRE STRAITS - Live Promo Warner Bros Music Show 12" Vinyl LP ALbum front cover https://vinyl-records.nl

Album Description:   

Music Genre:

Live 80's Pop Music  

Collector Notes:

This is rare promotional record with live recordings of Dire Straits

Album Production Information:

Produced by Dire Straits

Record Label Information:

Warner Bros WBMS 109  

Media Format:

12" Vinyl LP Record  

Year & Country:

1979 Made in USA  
Track Listing of: Dire Straits Live Promo Warner Bros Music Show
    Side One:
  • Down to the Watertime
  • Six Blade Knife
  • In The West
  • Lady Writer
  • Where Do You Think You're Going

    Side Two:
  • News
  • What's The Matter
  • Lions
  • Sultans of Swing
  • Eastbound Train
  • Southbound
Album cover photos of : Dire Straits Live Promo Warner Bros Music Show
Photo of Front Cover 
Dire Straits Live Promo Warner Bros Music Show
Photo of Record Label 
Dire Straits Live Promo Warner Bros Music Show  
Note: the above pictures are actual photos of the album and allow you to judge the quality of cover. Slight differences in color may exist due to the use of the camera's flash.


DIRE STRAITS Vinyl Albums Discography and Cover Gallery

This is the Vinyl Records discography of "Dire Straits" international album releases, it is ordered by name of the album. Between the parenthesis is the name of the country in which the album was released.

Band Description:

 Dire Straits a British rock band that formed in London in 1977. The band was founded by guitarist and vocalist Mark Knopfler, his brother David Knopfler on rhythm guitar, John Illsley on bass, and Pick Withers on drums. Over the course of their career, Dire Straits became one of the most successful and influential bands of the 1980s.

 Dire Straits' music was known for its distinctive sound, which blended rock, pop, and blues. Mark Knopfler's guitar playing was a key part of this sound, as he often used a fingerpicking technique that gave his playing a unique tone. The band's lyrics were also notable for their vivid storytelling and evocative imagery.

 Dire Straits' self-titled debut album was released in 1978 and featured the hit single "Sultans of Swing." The song was a critical and commercial success, reaching the top ten in both the UK and the US. The album itself was also well-received and established the band as a rising star in the music industry.

 Over the next few years, Dire Straits continued to release successful albums and singles. Their 1980 album "Making Movies" included the hit songs "Romeo and Juliet" and "Tunnel of Love," while their 1982 album "Love Over Gold" included the epic track "Telegraph Road." The band's 1985 album "Brothers in Arms" was perhaps their biggest commercial success, featuring hit singles like "Money for Nothing" and "Walk of Life." The album's title track also became an anthem of sorts, with its memorable guitar riff and lyrics about the futility of war.

 Despite their success, Dire Straits was known for their relatively low-key approach to stardom. The band rarely appeared in music videos or gave interviews, and Mark Knopfler often shunned the limelight. Instead, the band focused on their music, crafting thoughtful and well-crafted songs that appealed to a wide range of listeners.

 After the release of "On Every Street" in 1991, Dire Straits went on hiatus. Mark Knopfler continued to release solo albums, but the band never officially reunited. However, their legacy has endured, with many of their songs remaining popular and influential to this day.