Money for Nothing (Dire Straits song)

~ Song

Relationships

lyricist and composer:Mark Knopfler
additional composer:Sting (singer, songwriter & member of The Police)
publisher:Chariscourt Ltd.
Rondor Music (London) Ltd.
Virgin Music (Publishers) Ltd.
lyrics page:http://lyrics.wikia.com/Dire_Straits:Money_For_Nothing [info]
SecondHandSongs:http://www.secondhandsongs.com/work/611 [info]
Songfacts:http://www.songfacts.com/detail.php?id=1091 [info]
Wikidata:Q1165404 [info]
later parody versions:Money for Nothing/Beverly Hillbillies
Monkeys for Uncles

Recordings

DateTitleAttributesArtistLength
performance
1985-07-04Money for Nothing (live, 1985-07-04: Wembley Arena, Wembley, Brent, London, England, UK)liveDire Straits7:00
1985-07-10Money for Nothing (live, 1985-07-10: Wembley Arena, London, UK)liveDire Straits?:??
1985-07-10Money for Nothing (live, 1985-07-10: Wembley Arena, Wembley, Brent, London, England, UK)liveDire Straits6:54
1985-07-13Money for Nothing (live, 1985-07-13: Live Aid 1985)liveDire Straits?:??
1985-07-13Money for NothingliveDire Straits & Sting7:36
1985-07-13Money for Nothing (live, 1985-07-13: Wembley Stadium, London, England, UK)liveDire Straits & Sting7:22
1985-08-05Money for Nothing (1985-08-05: “American Tour 1985”, Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, OH, USA)liveDire Straits8:23
1985-08-16Money for Nothing (1985-08-16: “Secrets in the Closet”, Majestic Theatre, San Antonio, TX, USA)liveDire Straits7:55
1985-08-17Money for Nothing (live, 1985-08-17: Houston, Texas, US)liveDire Straits7:50
1985-08-17Money for Nothing (live, 1985-08-17: The Summit, Houston, Texas, US)liveDire Straits7:42
1985-08-17Money for Nothing (live, 1985-08-17: Summit Theatre, Houston, TX, US)liveDire Straits7:43
1985-12-19Money for Nothing (live, 1985-12-19: Hammersmith Odeon, Hammersmith, Hammersmith and Fulham, London, England, UK)liveDire Straits7:31
1986-04-26Money for Nothing (live, 1986-04-26: Sydney Entertainment Centre, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)liveDire Straits8:00
1986-04-26Money for Nothing (live, 1986-04-26: Sydney Entertainment Centre, Sydney, Australia)liveDire Straits8:02
1986-06-18Money for Nothing (live, 1986-06-18: Wembley Arena, Wembley, Brent, London, England, UK)liveDire Straits6:54
1986-06-20Money for Nothing (live, 1986-06-20: Wembley Stadium, Wembley, Brent, London, England, UK)liveDire Straits5:20
1987-01-11Money for Nothing (live, 1987-01-11: Royal Albert Hall, London, UK)liveEric Clapton feat. Mark Knopfler5:21
1988-06-11Money for Nothing (live, 1988-06-11: “Wembley Stadium”, Wembley, Brent, London, England, UK)liveDire Straits6:28
1988-06-11Money for Nothing (live, 1988-06-11: Nelson Mandela Benefit Concert, Wembley Stadium, London, England)liveDire Straits & Eric Clapton8:06
1988-06-11Money for Nothing (live, 1988-06-11: “Wembley Stadium”, Wembley, Brent, London, England, UK)liveDire Straits8:17
1988-06-11Money for Nothing (live, 1988-06-11: “Wembley Stadium”, Wembley, Brent, London, England, UK)liveDire Straits & Eric Clapton7:39
1988-11-05Money for Nothingcover and liveEric Clapton?:??
1990-06-30Money for Nothing (live, 1990-06-30: Knebworth, Hertfordshire, England, UK)liveDire Straits7:08
1990Money for Nothing (live, 1990: Knebworth, Hertfordshire, UK)liveDire Straits6:47
1991-08-26Money for Nothing (live, 1991-08-26: The Point Depot, Dublin, Ireland)liveDire Straits7:16
1991-09-19Money for Nothing (live, 1991-09-19: Wembley Arena, London, UK)liveDire Straits6:45
1992-05-31Money for Nothing (live, 1992-05-31: Feyenoord Stadium, Rotterdam, Holland)liveDire Straits?:??
1992-06-20Money for Nothing (live, 1992-06-20: Woburn Abbey, Central Bedfordshire, England, UK)liveDire Straits8:48
1992-06-28Money for Nothing (live, 1992-06-28: St. Jakob Stadium, Basel, Switzerland)liveDire Straits7:52
1992-06-28Money for Nothing (live, 1992-06-28: Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland)liveDire Straits9:36
1992-06-28Money for Nothing (live, 1992-06-28: Basel, Switzerland)liveDire Straits8:38
1992-06-28Money for Nothing (live, 1992-06-28: St. Jakob Stadium, Basel, Switzerland)liveDire Straits10:42
1992-09-29Money for Nothing (live, 1992-09-29: Arènes de Nîmes, Nîmes, Gard, Occitanie, France)liveDire Straits9:01
1992Money for Nothing (“On the Night” live, 1992-05: les arènes de Nîmes, France or Feijenoord Stadion of Rotterdam, Netherland)liveDire Straits6:28
1996-04-15Money for NothingliveMark Knopfler5:30
1997-09-15Money for NothingliveMark Knopfler6:06
2001-04-21Money for NothingliveMark Knopfler?:??
2001-05-04Money for NothingliveMark Knopfler?:??
2001-06-16Money for NothingliveMark Knopfler?:??
1986 Salute to the Grammy’s Polkacover and medley“Weird Al” Yankovic1:10
Money for Nothin' (live)liveDire Straits6:51
Money for Nothing (live)liveDire Straits5:29
Money for Nothingcover and liveIsOokSchitterend4:20
Money for Nothingcover[unknown]4:37
Money for NothingcoverLeo Moracchioli4:57
Money for Nothingcover and liveEric Clapton?:??
Money for Nothingcover and liveEric Clapton?:??
Money for NothingcoverEric Clapton?:??
Money for NothingcoverEric Clapton?:??
Money for Nothingcover and liveEric Clapton?:??
Money for Nothingcover and liveEric Clapton?:??
Money for Nothingcover and liveEric Clapton6:19
Money for NothingDire Straits4:06
Money for NothingDire Straits0:35
Money for NothingliveDire Straits?:??
Money for NothingDire Straits4:45
Money for NothingDire Straits4:39
Money for NothingcoverMidnight Mike5:03
Money for Nothingcover and instrumentalLex Vandyke3:48
Money for NothingcoverLeo Moracchioli4:07
Money for NothingcoverCrew 71:32
Money for NothingliveJohn Illsley5:51
Money for NothingDire Straits?:??
Money for NothingcoverRoyal Trux4:28
Money for NothingDire Straits8:26
Money for NothingDire Straits7:03
Money for NothingcoverBig Daddy3:21
Money for NothingliveMark Knopfler5:35
Money for NothingliveMark Knopfler?:??
Money for Nothing (live, 1996-05-23: Royal Albert Hall, South Kensington, London, England)liveMark Knopfler6:37
Money for NothingliveMark Knopfler & Sting5:13
Money for NothingliveMark Knopfler feat. Sting, Eric Clapton & Ray Cooper5:43
Money for NothingcoverBrothers In Arms8:24
Money for NothingDire Straits?:??
Money for NothingDire Straits4:46
Money for Nothing (live, 1985-07: Wembley Arena, London, England, UK)liveDire Straits6:55
Money for NothingliveDire Straits7:47
Money for NothingDire Straits?:??
Money for NothingDire Straits7:58
Money for NothingDire Straits3:32
Money for Nothing (live, 1985: USA)liveDire Straits8:16
Money for Nothing (live)liveDire Straits6:53
Money for NothingDire Straits7:56
Money for Nothing (live, 1992-06-28: Basel, Switzerland)Dire Straits?:??
Money for NothingDire Straits8:17
Money for NothingliveDire Straits7:16
Money for NothingDire Straits7:25
Money for NothingcoverLove Canon4:38
Money for Nothingcover and instrumentalLondon Twilight Orchestra4:29
Money for NothingDire Straits4:38
Money for NothingDire Straits7:25
Money for Nothing (5.1 mix)Dire Straits8:25
Money for Nothing (music video)Dire Straits4:05
Money for NothingcoverPrime Sinister6:08
Money for NothingDire Straits?:??
Money for NothingliveMark Knopfler, Eric Clapton, Ray Cooper & Sting5:52
Money for NothingliveMark Knopfler7:16
Money for NothingliveMark Knopfler7:09
Money for NothingcoverCrew 73:07
Money for NothingcoverStudio 994:39
Money for Nothing[unknown]3:37
Money For NothingliveMark Knopfler?:??
Money For NothingDire Straits4:37
Money For NothingcoverRoyal Trux4:22
Money for Nothing (Alex Gap Meets Calla McLoud radio cut)coverCrew 7?:??
Money for Nothing (Alex Gap Meets Calla McLoud radio cut)coverCrew 7?:??
Money for Nothing (Alex Gap Meets Calla McLoud remix)coverCrew 7?:??
Money for Nothing (Dancecom Project edit) (part of a “Megadance 2015” DJ‐mix)coverCrew 71:29
Money for Nothing (Dancecom Project edit) (part of a “House Clubhits Megamix, Vol. 05” DJ‐mix)coverCrew 71:58
Money for Nothing (Dancecom Project remix)coverCrew 74:27
Money for Nothing (electro mix)coverCrew 74:42
Money for Nothing (Excerpt)live and partialMark Knopfler2:40
Money for Nothing (extended mix)coverCrew 7?:??
Money for Nothing (extended mix)coverCrew 74:32
Money for Nothing (Frank Eikam remix)coverCrew 75:53
Money for Nothing (guitar backing track)Dire Straits5:39
Money for Nothing (instrumental)Dire Straits5:40
Money for Nothing (live)liveDire Straits5:14
Money for Nothing (live)cover and liveSons of Bill feat. Love Canon7:32
Money for Nothing (Prince’s Trust Rock Gala, London, 1983 Tour)liveDire Straits6:10
Money for Nothing (radio edit)coverCrew 7?:??
Money For Nothing (Rim Verba Canadian remix edit)coverCrew 73:20
Money for Nothing (Tim Verba Canadian's mix)coverCrew 7?:??
Money for Nothing (Tim Verba radio cut)coverCrew 7?:??
Money for Nothing (Tim Verba remix)coverCrew 7?:??
Money for Nothing (Tim Verba remix)coverCrew 7?:??