On 9 September 1991, Dire Straits released a new studio album for what turned out to be the final time with their sixth LP ‘On Every Street.'
The follow-up to 2015's 'Tracker' features many of the musicians Knopfler has worked with in recent years, and a guest appearance by Imelda May.
'Brothers In Arms' hit the top of the US album chart on 31 August 1985 and held sway for nine weeks.
Our choice of the most memorable guitar exploits of the world-famous British musician.
A trip through the musical life and times of the world-class singer-guitarist, born on 12 August 1949.
Listen to our playlist of this unique instrument, honouring 'Leo' Fender, born on 10 August 1909.
Europe finally got its own MTV channel on 1 August 1987, opening with, what else, Dire Straits' 'Money For Nothing' video.
On 22 July 1978, Dire Straits had something to show for their early efforts in terms of a UK chart position — but only just.
On 13 July 1985, Live Aid, the dual concert at Wembley Stadium and JFK Stadium featured some of the greatest performances by rock royalty in history.
The incredible chart domination of a decade-defining album began its US chapter on 8 June 1985.
The duo of Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith became a huge part of the major US chart takeover by British acts of the mid-1980s.
On 22 May 1993, the band entered the UK bestsellers with a new album for the final time.
The song became an anthem of their early sound, but it had to work for it.
'Just One Night' captured Slowhand's late 1970s show at Tokyo's famous Budokan Theatre.
Dire Straits have been acknowledged as one of the most intelligent and original bands of their era. Listen to their Best Of to find out why.