Dire Straits

Sultans Of Swing (Demo)

Album related: Dire Straits

Year: 1979

Originally released on: The Honky Tonk Demos LP (UK, Oval OVLM 5003)

Category: B-Side

Track Length: 5:45

Notes: Finally, we had these demos released on the 7” Single pack released for the 2015 Record Store Day (Europe, Mercury 4721635). But Sultans Of Swing demo was previously released on the above mentioned 1979 various artists compilation. After that, a 1984 UK compilation called Sometimes A Great Notion (Swing The Cat ‎– TOPCAT 1) used that track aswell, slightly “remastered”. The first CD edition of this demo was on The Honky Tonk Demos CD (1990, Germany, Line Records LICD 9.01067 O). A CD version of the original 1979 LP. Sometimes A Great Notion was also re-released on CD in 2009 (UK, Swing The Cat ‎MPVP016CD)