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Money For Nothing (ver. 1) by Dire Straits - Piano Sheets and Free Sheet Music

  
About the Song
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"Money for Nothing" is a song recorded by British group Dire Straits, which first appeared on their 1985 album Brothers in Arms and subsequently became an international hit when released as a single. It peaked at number one for three weeks in the United States, becoming their most successful single, and also peaked at number one for three weeks on the U.S. Mainstream Rock chart. In the band's native UK, the song peaked at number 4. 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". The video was also the first to be aired on MTV Europe when the network started on August 1, 1987. "Money for Nothing" won the Grammy for the Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with a Vocal in 1985 at the 28th annual Grammy Awards. Dire Straits were an English rock band;.    Download this sheet!
About the Artist
Dire Straits were an English rock band; formed in 1977 by Mark Knopfler (guitar and vocals); his brother David Knopfler (guitar); John Illsley (bass); and Pick Withers (drums); and subsequently managed by Ed Bicknell. Although the band was formed in an era when punk rock reigned; Dire Straits worked within the conventions of classic rock; albeit with a stripped-down sound that appealed to modern audiences weary of the overproduced stadium rock of the 1970s.In their early days; Mark and David requested that pub owners turn down the amps so that patrons could converse while the band played indicative of their unassuming demeanor. "Money for Nothing" is a song recorded by British group Dire Straits, which first appeared on their 1985 album Brothers in Arms and subsequently became an international hit when released as a single. It peaked at number one for three weeks in the United States, becoming their most successful single, and also peaked at number one for three weeks on the U.S. Mainstream Rock chart. In the band's native UK, the song peaked at number 4. The recording was notable for its controversial lyrics, groundbreaking music video and a cameo.
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