13/02/1978 Dire Straits begin recording their first album
Dire Straits - Sultans Of Swing (Alchemy Live)
Dire Straits - Water of Love [Rockpalast -79 ~ HD]
Dire Straits - Down to the Waterline *HQ
Dire Straits - Setting Me Up 
Dire Straits - Six Blade Knife
Dire Straits was recorded at Basing Street Studios in London from 13 February to 5 March 1978. Knopfler used a few guitars for the recording, including a pair of red Fender Stratocasters one from 1961 and one from 1962.