The quartet's commercial momentum continued with their third album, 'Autumn '66.'
Written and produced by Steve Marriott and Ronnie Lane, the song was a typically groundbreaking offering by the London pacesetters.
The Welsh stalwart inspired by Lead Belly and Big Bill Broonzy helped introduce R&B-tinged rock to a huge audience.
A new compilation from the days when Nirvana was an Irish-Greek symphonic rock outfit.
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.
Mervyn 'Muff' Winwood will receive the A&R Icon title at the inaugural A&R Awards in London in November 2016.