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Are Dire Straits still together?

Last Updated: 18th February, 2020

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Former members of Dire Straits, alongwithBuggles' Trevor Horn and Heartbreakers' Steve Ferrone, haveunitedfor a U.S. tour. As Mark Knopfler proved this year by notevenshowing up when his band was inducted into the Rock and RollHallof Fame, Dire Straits are never, ever gettingbacktogether.

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In this regard, when did Dire Straits disband?

1995

Similarly, did Dire Straits play Live Aid? Dire Straits played atLiveAid Well, it WAS 1985, and pretty mucheveryhousehold had a copy of Brothers In Arms.

Then, where are dire straits from?

Deptford, United Kingdom

Why did pick Withers leave dire straits?

A:PickWithers left Dire Straits in 1982, after the Love OverGoldsessions. He had a desire to play jazz. And it wasdifficultfor him when Mark added more and more keyboards toDireStraits' music, making the drums less important then inthebeginning.

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