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Dire Straits

Telegraph Road

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1988
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  • 1979

“Telegraph Road” is a song by the British rock band Dire Straits and written by Mark Knopfler. It appeared on their 1982 album Love over Gold. Clocking in at 14:19 minutes long, it is rarely played by radio stations, yet has remained well-regarded over the years by many fans of the band. The coda of the live recording on the 1984 album Alchemy features one of the band’s most brilliant guitar improvisations. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ All the way down the telegraph road

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