Birmingham at Barbarella

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Birmingham at Barbarella
Live album by Dire Straits
Released 1978
Recorded Dire Straits tour: July 4, 1978
Genre Rock
Length 68:21[1]
Dire Straits chronology
Dire Straits
(1978)
Birmingham at Barbarella
(1978)

Birmingham at Barbarella is a live bootleg made on the Dire Straits tour and released in 1978. It is the first live album by Dire Straits.[citation needed]

The songs were recorded on July 4, 1978.

Track listing[edit]

# Song Gig Length Album Length Album Author
1 Down To The Waterline 4:08 3:55 Dire Straits Mark Knopfler
2 Six Blade Knife 4:08 4:10 Dire Straits Mark Knopfler
3 In the Gallery 6:20 6:16 Dire Straits Mark Knopfler
4 Eastbound Train 3:56 Sultans of Swing (B-side single) Mark Knopfler
5 Water of Love 6:35 5:23 Dire Straits Mark Knopfler
6 Portobello Belle 4:28 4:29 Communiqué Mark Knopfler
7 Wild West End 5:32 4:42 Dire Straits Mark Knopfler
8 Lions 5:55 5:05 Dire Straits Mark Knopfler
9 What's The Matter Baby 3:09 unreleased Mark & David Knopfler
10 Me And My Friends 3:42 unreleased
11 Sultans of Swing 7:35 5:47 Dire Straits Mark Knopfler
12 Real Girl 3:13 unreleased David Knopfler
13 Nadine 4:57 unreleased Chuck Berry[2]
14 Southbound Again 4:43 2:58 Dire Straits Mark Knopfler

This album includes a pre-album version of Portobello Belle and four unreleased songs.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dire Straits, 1978 - Birmingham At Barbarella (1978-07-04)". Album page. Media Club. Retrieved 1 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "Dire Straits - Rock File '78 (Aphrodisiac Feeling)". Album page. Discogs. Retrieved 1 March 2010.