Dire straits

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I recently saw a few threads in numerous forums about the guitar sound of So far away on Dire Straits' fifth album, Brothers in Arms. People speculated that there was a flanger, a delay, a chorus, or other effects involved to create the rather unusual sound of the lead guitar. And unusual it is in

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Dire Straits, possibly in Newcastle where Mark Knopfler is from!

Dire Straits, possibly in Newcastle where Mark Knopfler is from!

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Dire Straits formed in London by brothers Mark and David Knopfler along with John Illsley and Pick Withers in 1977. The name represented their financial condition in the early days. The band's demo only cost them $175 to make. Their record company was so impressed they got Spencer Davis Group bassist Muff Winwood - the brother of Steve - to produce their debut album. Rock Bands, Great Bands, Sultans Of Swing, Sultan, Band, Marks, Dire Straits, Sound Of Music, Tunnel Of Love

Dire Straits formed in London by brothers Mark and David Knopfler along with John Illsley and Pick Withers in 1977. The name represented their financial condition in the early days. The band's demo only cost them $175 to make. Their record company was so impressed they got Spencer Davis Group bassist Muff Winwood - the brother of Steve - to produce their debut album.

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