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This BBC 2 documentary contains interviews and performance footage from the early days of Dire Straits, and is a fascinating look at the early career of the band.
This version is a French re-broadcast and has French subtitles but other than that is the original BBC programme.
Musical clips include: Down to the Waterline, Once Upon a Time in the West, Solid Rock, Twisting by the Pool (video), Where Do You Think You're Going?, Les Boys, Sultans of Swing. All (except Twistin by the Pool) are from a gig on 21 Dec 1979 @ Rainbow Theatre, London.
AVI File Details
Filename.....: BBC Arena - Dire Straits (1980).avi
Filesize.....: 700 MB (or 717,526 KB or 734,746,952 bytes)
Video Bitrate: 1547 kb/s
Video Codec..: XviD
frame Size...: 608x336
framerate....: 25.000 fps
Audio Codec..: MPEG-1 Layer 3
Audio Info...: 48000Hz 117 kb/s total , Joint Stereo
Audio Bitrate: 128kbps
Language.....: English w French Subtitles
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