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DS - Rockfile 1978-1979-1980-1981   
ROCKFILE '78


1. Lions [A]
2. Six blade knife [A]
3. Down to the waterline [A]
4. Move it away [B]
5. Sultans of swing [B]
6. Real girl [B]
7. Nadine [B]
8. Southbound again [B]
9. Down to the waterline [C]
10. Water of love [C]
11. Wild west end [C]


[A] = London Greenwich Wood Wharf Rehearsels on 6th September 1978
[B] = Birmingham Barbarella's on 4th July 1978
[C] = Manchester BBC session on 13th April 1978


Additional comments:
A nice compilation of material from the year 1978. Taken from the original silver pressed bootleg "Rockfile '78". Great to have for the very rarely played songs like "Move it away", "Real girl" and "Nadine"!


ROCKFILE '79


1. Follow me home [A]
2. Lady writer [A]
3. Wild west end [A]
4. In the gallery [A]
5. Down to the waterline [B]
6. Six blade knife [B]
7. Once upon a time in the west [B]
8. Wild west end [C]
9. Sultans of swing [C]
10. Lions [C]
11. Sultans of swing [D]


[A] = Pink Pop festival, Geleen, Holland, 4th June 1979
[B] = Loreley festival, open air venue at the river Rhein, Germany, 23rd June 1979
[C] = BBC studios, London, UK, 1979
[D] = BBC Revolver Show, London, UK, 1979


Additional comments:
A nice compilation of material from the year 1979. Taken from the original silver pressed bootleg "Rockfile '79". Including recordings of two major festivals that Dire Straits played on.



ROCKFILE '80


1. Down to the waterline [A]
2. Once upon a time in the west [A]
3. Lady writer [A]
4. Sultans of swing [A]
5. Eastbound train [A]
6. Tunnel of love [B]
7. Les boys [C]
8. Portobello belle [C]
9. Making movies [D]
10. Twisting by the pool [D]


[A] = New York Central Park during 1980
[B] = BBC Old Grey Whistle test on 29th November 1980
[C] = Los Angeles Roxy Theatre on 28th November 1980
[D] = London Greenwich Rehearsels during March 1980


Additional comments:
A nice compilation of material from the year 1980. Taken from the original silver pressed bootleg "Rockfile '80". Great to have for the very rare Making Movies song!



ROCKFILE '81

1. Intro [A]
2. Once upon a time in the west [A]
3. Expresso love [B]
4. Down to the waterline [B]
5. Lions [B]
6. Skateaway [C]
7. Sultans of swing [D]
8. Telegraph road [E]



[A] = Vigorelli, Milan, 29th June 1981
[B] = Carrara Stadio Comunale, 1st July 1981
[C] = Torino Stadio Comunale, 30th June 1981
[D] = Bologna Antistadio, 30th June 1981
[E] = Sanremo Stadio Comunale, 27th June 1981



Additional comments:
A nice compilation of material from the year 1981. Taken from the original silver pressed bootleg "Rockfile '81". Containing one of the earliest versions of Telegraph Road.