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Dire StraitsDire Straits

Label:Vertigo – 6360 162
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo
Country:Germany
Released:
Genre:Rock
Style:Classic Rock

Tracklist

A1Down To The Waterline4:01
A2Water Of Love5:27
A3Setting Me Up3:20
A4Six Blade Knife4:12
A5Southbound Again2:59
B1Sultans Of Swing5:52
B2In The Gallery6:19
B3Wild West End4:43
B4Lions5:07
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Comes with a printed inner sleeve with photos, lyrics and credits and / or an insert with the same print as on the inner sleeve, also stating:
Lyrics reproduced by kind permission of Straightjacket Songs / Rondor Music.

Recorded at Basing St. Studios, London, Feb. 1978.
Issued in a semi-glossy sleeve with black & white strat on rear

[On back cover]
All songs published by Rondor Music/Strait Jacket Songs
℗ 1978 Phonogram Ltd.
Printed in West-Germany
aus dem Hause
phonogram

To distinguish different German releases:
Version with red guitar instead the black & white guitar on back cover: Dire Straits.
Version with red "Vertigo/Ufo" labels instead standard green: Dire Straits.
Version with silver printed boxed "GEMA" on the labels right side instead silver print "GEMA" above "STEREO 33 1/3" on the left side: Dire Straits).

Some quantities were issued with a circular sticker on the cover stating: "DEUTSCHER SCHALLPLATTENPREIS DEUTSCHE PHONO-AKADEMIE E.V."

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Label Code: LC 1633
  • Other (Back cover): 5018
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side A): AA 6360162.1Y
  • Matrix / Runout (Label side B): AA 6360162.2Y
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 1): 10 AA6360162 1Y 320
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 1): 10 AA6360162 2Y 320
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 2): 10 AA6360162 1Y 320 H S 5 · 1E
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 2): 10 AA6360162 2Y 320 F R 2 Λ
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 3): 10 AA6360162 1Y 320 B F 2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 3): 10 AA6360162 2Y 320 B D 2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 4): 10 AA6360162 1Y 320 B W 2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 4): 10 AA6360162 2Y 320 1 L C
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 5): 10 AA6360162 1Y 320 D S 1 C
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 5): 10 AA6360162 2Y 320 C S 2 Λ
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 6, stamped): 10 AA6360162 1Y 320 1 B 2 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 6, stamped): 10 AA6360162 2Y 320 R A 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 7): 10 AA6360162 1Y 320 I 0 5 1E
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 7): 10 AA6360162 2Y 320 H 0 4
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 8): 10 AA6360162 1Y 320 2 E A
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 8): 10 AA6360162 2Y 320 2 D A
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 9): 10 AA6360162 1Y 320 C B 1B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 9): 10 AA6360162 2Y 320 A Z 2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 10): 10 AA6360162 1Y 320 A 2 Z D
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 10): 10 AA6360162 2Y 320 A 1 H D
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 11): 10 AA6360162 1Y 320 C A 1B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 11): 10 AA6360162 2Y 320 Z 2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 12): 10 AA6360162 1Y 320 5 R I
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 12): 10 AA6360162 1Y 320 5 U G
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 13): 10 AA6360162 1Y 320 5 B H
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 13): 10 AA6360162 1Y 320 1A K G
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 14): 10 AA6360162 1Y 320 A2 1 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 14): 10 AA6360162 2Y 320 H Λ 2 E
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 15): 10 AA6360162 1Y 320 A2 E H
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 15): 10 AA6360162 2Y 320 A1 U F
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 16): 10 AA6360162 1Y 320 1 P
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 16): 10 AA6360162 2Y 320 1 D
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 17 (## is for something stamped over to obviously make it invalid )): 10 AA6360162 1Y 320 ## B1 MA
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 17): 10 AA6360162 2Y 320 Q A 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 18): 10 AA6360162 1Y 320 2A LL
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 18): 10 AA6360162 2Y 320 1A E R
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, variant 19): 10 AA6360162 1Y 320 1 N
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, variant 19): 10 AA6360162 2Y 320 1 A

Other Versions (5 of 336)View All

Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
Dire Straits (LP, Album, Stereo, Red Guitar on rear)Vertigo6360 162Germany1978
Dire Straits (Cassette, Album, Club Edition)Vertigo, Bertelsmann Club33 594 3Germany1978
Dire Straits (LP, Album, Winchester Pressing)Warner Bros. RecordsBSK 3266US1978
Dire Straits (LP, Album)Vertigo6360 162Netherlands1978
Dire Straits (LP, Album, Stereo, Quality Records Pressing)MercurySRM-1-1197Canada1978

Reviews

mugzah's profile picture
mugzah
I own recored printer in Israel - Label "Sultan of Swing - המושלים בסווינג" printed in 1978
reimerjens's profile picture
reimerjens
Maybe: on back cover: all TITLES published..... and not songs?