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Dire Straits

Money For Nothing

  • Swing
  • Rock
  • Space
  • Pop
  • Acid
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  • 1985
  • 2011
  • 1986
  • 1988
  • 1977

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“Money for Nothing” is a single by British rock band Dire Straits, taken from their 1985 album Brothers in Arms. It was one of Dire Straits’ most successful singles, peaking at number one for three weeks in the United States, and it also reached number one for three weeks on the U.S. Mainstream Rock chart. In the band’s native UK, the song peaked at number four. The recording was notable for its controversial lyrics, groundbreaking music video and a cameo appearance by Sting singing the song’s falsetto introduction and backing chorus, “I want my MTV,“ who also co-wrote the song with Mark Knopfler. The video was also the first to be aired on MTV Europe when the network started on 1 August 1987. “Money for Nothing” won the Grammy for the Best Rock Performance by a Duo or... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Money for nothin' and your chicks for free ... That ain't workin' that's the way you do it ... We gotta move these refrigerators

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Popular in Rock (See Charts): Bohemian Rhapsody, Stairway To Heaven, Beat It, Give In To Me, Wherever You Will Go, Stigmatized, Nothing'S Changed, Hotel California, Imagine, and Nothing Else Matters.


Fred wrote on September, 17th 2013 at 3:11pm:
yeah chicks for free :D

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