The biggest singles and most memorable album landmarks of the mighty British band inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on 14 April 2018.
Dire Straits started recording their debut album in February 1978, at Basing Street Studios in London with producer Muff Winwood.
On 22 January 1966, ‘Keep On Running’ became Britain’s favourite single for the Spencer Davis Group, helping The Second Album to debut at No. 14.
37 years ago, the Dire Straits album gave the band of that name their first-ever appearance on the Billboard 200 chart of 6 January 1979.
As their great run continued, the Spencer Davis Group entered the UK charts on 11 September 1966 with their third album Autumn ‘66.
One of the defining singles of Britain's psychedelic pop summer of 1967 entered the chart for 9 August that year, 'Itchycoo Park' by the Small Faces.
Spencer Davis, born on 17 July 1939, has been entertaining people live on stage for approximately 60 years with his dynamic rock and soul.
Mervyn 'Muff' Winwood will receive the A&R Icon title at the inaugural A&R Awards in London in November 2016.