“Sultans Of Swing” became the debut hit from Dire Straits. Released in 1979 (a reissue after an initial release in the UK in 1978) on their eponymous debut, the track reached #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #8 on the UK Singles chart. The track, written by Mark Knopfler, was recorded at Basing Street Studios in London (now known as SARM Studios) and produced by Muff Winwood and Dire Straits.
VOCAL/GUITAR (Mark Knopfler); BASS (John Illsley):
VOCAL (Mark Knopfler); DRUMS (Pick Withers):