Walk Of Life
Dire Straits
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Here comes Johnny singing oldies, goldies
Be-Bop-A-Lula, Baby What I Say
Here comes Johnny singing I Gotta Woman
Down in the tunnels, trying to make it pay
1986
7
Year
Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 7 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1986
  • peaked at No. 2 on the UK Singles chart in 1986
  • B-side: "One World"
  • the third of four Top-20 singles charted on the Hot 100 by Dire Straits in their career
  • from Dire Straits' fifth studio album, Brothers in Arms (1985)
  • session drummer Omar Hakim played drums on "Walk Of Life" in place of Dire Straits drummer Terry Williams
  • Dire Straits:
         Mark Knopfler - guitars, lead vocals
         John Illsley - bass, vocals
         Alan Clark - keyboards
         Guy Fletcher - keyboards, backing vocals
         Terry Williams - drums
  • written by Mark Knopfler
  • produced by Mark Knopfler, Neil Dorfsman
  • recorded at AIR Studios on the island of Montserrat, a British overseas territory in the Caribbean
  • Warner Brothers Records label
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