“Money For Nothing” by Dire Straits – 1985

This week we move some refrigerators, deliver some color TVs, and weigh in on the censorship of some seriously controversial lyrics. Nick K visits the studio to express his admiration of the guitar stylings of Mark Knopfler, and cover the 1985 number one “Money For Nothing” by Dire Straits. With its signature guitar line and ground breaking music video, this song helped defined the look, sound, and feel of 80’s rock, and became a staple of early MTV. Which incredibly famous musician is singing backup vocals on this song? How hard is it to play the opening guitar riff? How did Nikki Sixx influence the making of this song? All these questions and more will be answered on this week’s episode of Singe File!

“Money For Nothing” by Dire Straits -1985

This week we move some refrigerators, deliver some color TVs, and weigh in on the censorship of some seriously controversial lyrics. Nick K visits the studio to express his admiration of the guitar stylings of Mark Knopfler, and cover the 1985 number one “Money For Nothing” by Dire Straits.

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