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Mark Knopfler
John Illsley
Pick Withers
David Knopfler
Alan Clark
Hal Lindes
Terry Williams
Guy Fletcher
Jack Sonni
Chris White
Phil Palmer
Chris Whitten
Music Genre(s) Roots rock
blues rock
pub rock
Music Genre Rock
Pop/Rock
Origin Deptford, London, England, UK
Deptford, London, England
Year(s) Active 1977 (1977)–1988 (1988), 1991 (1991)–1995 (1995)
1977 (1977)–1988 (1988)
1991 (1991)–1995 (1995)
Record Label Phonogram
Vertigo
Mercury
Warner Bros.
Associated Acts Mark Knopfler
The Notting Hillbillies
Eric Clapton
Sting
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Dire Straits were a British rock band formed in London in 1977 by Mark Knopfler (lead vocals and lead guitar), David Knopfler (rhythm guitar and backing vocals), John Illsley (bass guitar and backing vocals), and Pick Withers (drums and percussion). They were active from 1977 to 1988 and again from 1991 to 1995. Dire Straits are one of the world's best-selling music artists, with album sales of over 100 million.

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