On September 10, 1991.

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On September 10, 1991, “Vertigo” label released “On Every Street”, the sixth and final Dire Straits studio album. It was recorded November 1990 – May 1991, at “AIR Studios” in London, and was produced by Mark Knopfler and Alan Clark. The album was certified Platinum in Australia by “ARIA”; Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”; Platinum in Finland by Musiikkituottajat; Diamond in France by “SNEP”; Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”; 4 x Platinum in Spain by “PROMUSICAE”; 4 x Platinum in Switzerland by “IFPI Switzerland”: 2 x Platinum in UK by the “BPI” and Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Mark Knopfler– vocals, guitar
  • Paul Franklin– pedal steel guitar, acoustic lap steel
  • Phil Palmer– guitar
  • Alan Clark– organ, piano, synthesizer
  • Guy Fletcher– synthesizers, backing vocals
  • John Illsley– bass
  • Jeff Porcaro– drums, percussion
  • Danny Cummings– percussion
  • Chris White– flute, saxophone
  • Vince Gill– guitar, backing vocals
  • Manu Katché– percussion, drums
  • George Martin– conductor, string arrangements
  • Chuck Ainlay– engineer
  • Bill Schnee– engineer
  • Steve Orchard – engineer assistant
  • Jack Joseph Puig– engineer assistant
  • Andy Strange – engineer assistant
  • Neil Dorfsman– mixing
  • Bob Clearmountain– mixing
  • Sutton Cooper – design
  • Paul Cummins – design
  • Paul Williams – photography
  • Jo Motta – project coordinator

Track listing:

All tracks by Mark Knopfler.

  1. Calling Elvis
  2. On Every Street
  3. When it Comes to You
  4. Fade to Black
  5. The Bug
  6. You and Your Friend
  7. Heavy Fuel
  8. Iron Hand
  9. Ticket to Heaven
  10. My Parties
  11. Planet of new Orleans
  12. How Long

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