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Time for the sultans to swing

We first heard this classic on this day

Published at 1:09pm 12th February 2018. (Updated at 1:10pm 12th February 2018) 1-minute read.

Time for the sultans to swing

The sultans started swinging for the first time!

On this day (10th Feb) in  1979 - Dire Straights released one of their most iconic songs.

People to this day still recognise 'Sultans of Swing'.

It would go onto be a hit both here in the UK and over the pond in the US.

Listen back to the classic.

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