Dire Straits Plays ‘Sultans of Swing’ During Their 1978 Television Debut

Dire Straits made their television debut on the BBC series The Old Grey Whistle Test in 1978, where they played their yet-to-be-released song “Sultans of Swing” live.

Dire Straits performing ‘Sultans Of Swing’ in their first ever TV performance live on BBC’s The Old Grey Whistle Test in May, 1978. This performance took place three days before the UK release of their debut single of the same name.

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