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"Sultans of Swing" is a song by British rock band Dire Straits from their eponymous debut album, which band frontman Mark Knopfler wrote and composed. First released in 1978, its 1979 re-release made it a hit in the United Kingdom and United States
The demo of the song was recorded at Pathway Studios, North London, in July 1977 and quickly acquired a following after it was put on rotation at Radio London. Its popularity soon reached record executives, and Dire Straits were offered a contract with Phonogram Records. The song was then re-recorded in February 1978 at Basing Street Studios for the band's debut album. The record company wanted a less-polished rock sound for the radio, so an alternative version was recorded at Pathway Studios in April 1978 and released as the single in some countries including the United Kingdom and Germany.
Something that has been on the back of the mind for some time prompted this. Well, that and reading a ton of the social aspects of a major disaster. Some my own study, but also some material from my wife and sister (education and neuroscience, respectively), both of whom had interesting...
analyze it ... with science
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i'm a peeping-tom techie with x-ray eyes
study nuclear science
yes we are the guardians of freedom
So, I am doing some comparison shopping for some new suits this evening, having just gone through the closet, and realizing it is time to replace some and mix things up. I'll be buying at least two — formal for interviews and such (looking at a career move soon) and less so (for ever so wacky...
So, my beloved and I are up in Eugene for the very wacky cocktail party, of sorts. Alas, this one was not nearly as delightful as the last one, though we had fun together. There will be other antics in the summer months, including trips farther north, so other adventures are on the way, but I...
I've always had thick, unruly, hair. It may have patches of gray now, but it is still just as much so as in the past. I long ago gave up on any "dry look" and slick it straight back. I've tried various dressings (and similar) over the years, but the two that stuck as stables are Tres Flores...