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Dire Straits: Communiqué From a Washeteria

Richard Williams, Melody Maker, 30 June 1979

A million quid from record sales can buy you the love of a multinational, but can it pay for the freedom to wander up the high street and do your laundry like a human being? Mark Knopfler certainly hopes so. RICHARD WILLIAMS puts Dire Straits' low-key guitar hero through the wringer.

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