The former Dire Straits frontman hit a particularly rich seam with his second LP in his own name.
The links between the American band and the British guitar hero go deeper than you might think.
As June turned to July in 1979, the second Dire Straits album 'Communique' reached a No.5 peak in the UK and became the third-highest new entry in the US.
Test your knowledge of Dire Straits’ second studio album, ‘Communiqué.’
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 May 22, 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.
The incredible chart domination of a decade-defining album began with its release on May 13, 1985.
Test your knowledge of Dire Straits’ fifth studio album, ‘Brothers In Arms.’
'Just One Night' captured Slowhand's late 1970s show at Tokyo's famous Budokan Theatre.
The legendary Muscle Shoals studio defined the sound of Southern soul before becoming one of the go-to studios for the biggest names in music.
It was the album that captured the band's growing reputation as a live force.
In April 1985, 'So Far Away' was the first preview of an impending album phenomenon.
The biggest singles and most memorable album landmarks of the mighty British band inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 14, 2018.
Whether they supported each other or had epic falling outs, here are some of our favorite musical sibling groups that have forged music history together.
The idea of this quiz is simple - which of the following artist logos is the correct one?