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Dire Straits

Skateaway (Edit)

Album related: Making Movies

Year: 1980

Originally released on: Skateaway 7“ Single (Spain, Vertigo 60 59 388)

Category: Edit

Track Length: 4:42

Album Version Track Length: 6:19

Notes: This edit appeared on the common 7” singles released worldwide. Shortened drum intro. Full lyrics but then just after line “Skateaway that's all” then comes immediately “Shala shalay hey hey skate away” and fades out early without MK guitar licks

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