Artists covering songs by Dire Straits

1 Mark Knopfler 3894
2 Dire Straits Experience 1751
3 Dire Straits Legacy 701
4 John Illsley 602
5 Rockaway 373
6 Dire Strats 304
7 Brothers in Band 279
8 The Straits 276
9 Brothers in Arms 263
10 The Notting Hillbillies 218
11 Dire Straits Legends 155
12 Money for Nothing 127
13 Indigo Girls 119
  Julian Wolf 119
15 Eric Clapton 118
16 Agents of Good Roots 101
17 Decades 84
18 BOOM, like that! 82
19 Lazerwolfe 80
20 The Best of Britain 76
21 Mark Knopfler & Emmylou Harris 69
22 Legendary Albums Live 60
23 Eric Peter Schwartz 56
24 Mary Chapin Carpenter 51
25 System of a Down 46
26 The Jeff Healey Band 41
27 Trey Anastasio Band 39
28 Gus G. 38
29 Max Creek 37
30 The Classic Rock Show 33
31 Greensky Bluegrass 30
  Motor Eterno 30
33 Reckless Kelly 28
34 Darren Wileman 27
35 John Anderson 24
  The Killers 24
  Still Corners 24
38 Come Together 22
39 Gregorian 21
40 Acoustic Syndicate 20
41 Airbag 19
42 second|STRAITS 18
43 Cooking with Knopfler 17
  Six blade knife 17
45 Bhi Bhiman 16
  Alan Clark 16
  DS:UK 16
  Brian Fallon 16
  The Straits UK 16
50 Italian Dire Straits 15
51 Classic Albums Live 14
  The Everly Brothers 14
53 Chromeo 13
  Mark Knopfler Tribute 13
55 Trevor Horn 12
56 David Knopfler 10
  Lisa Mitchell 10
  Monte Montgomery 10
  Old Crow Medicine Show 10
  UnderCover Munich 10
61 BAP 9
  Matt Nathanson 9
  Neighbor 9
64 Zac Brown Band 8
  A Tribute to Dire Straits 8
  DOKIS 8
  El Desván de Gloria 8
  Kevin Griffin 8
  Davy Knowles 8
  Josh Ritter 8
  Ray Wilson 8
72 Andrea Gioe 7
  Phil Emmanuel 7
  Shooter Jennings 7
  Turbonegro 7
76 Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers 6
  Lee Mathis 6
  Girlfriend Material 6
  Overdrive Orchestra 6
80 The Allman Betts Band 5
  Bad Temper Joe 5
  De Boertjes van Buuten 5
  Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit 5
  Cody Jinks 5
  Phil Lesh & Friends 5
  The Living Fossils 5
  Brad Paisley 5
  Rusko 5
  Slightly Stoopid 5
  Tiromancino 5
  Various Artists 5
92 Ace Bandage 4
  Bart Buls 4
  Russell Crowe 4
  Dogs in a Pile 4
  Hollerado 4
  Joe Russo's Almost Dead 4
  Anssi Kela 4
  Love Canon 4
  Edwin McCain 4
  Tim Montana 4
  Northern Kings 4
  The Story Of Guitar Heroes 4
  Umphrey’s McGee 4
105 Die Ärzte 3
  Banff 3
  Ben Poole 3
  Ça va les vignes? 3
  Danny Cavanagh 3
  Daniel Champagne 3
  Club for Five 3
  Frejat 3
  Ha Ha The Moose 3
  Husorkesteret 3
  Ilja Jalkanen 3
  Sam Kelly 3
  Albert Lee 3
  Javier Malosetti 3
  Märvel 3
  Jimmyjohn McCabe 3
  Phil Palmer 3
  Red & The Red Hots 3
  Show of Hands 3
  Sonohra 3
  Squeegee & Da Mop 3
  Starbelly 3
  Sultans of Swing 3
  Troef Boer 3
  Dave Tice 3
  Twanguero 3
  Phil Walker 3
  Widespread Panic 3
  Rich Wyman 3
134 The 413s 2
  Airshow 2
  John Allen 2
  Andreas Millradt 2
  Animal Liberation Orchestra 2
  Yve Mary B 2
  Beans on Toast 2
  Biquini Cavadão 2
  The Bitteroots 2
  The Bliss Jockeys 2
  The Bottom Dollars 2
  Sylvain Cossette 2
  Dark White 2
  Deer Tick 2
  Tijuana Dogs 2
  The Elegants 2
  God Street Wine 2
  Emmylou Harris 2
  Jake Thistle 2
  James Gibson 2
  Jolly Roger 2
  Michael Jones 2
  Priory Jones 2
  Garrison Keillor 2
  Gareth Malone 2
  Man’s Mother 2
  Metallica 2
  Danny Michel 2
  Timothy Morris 2
  Oldelaf 2
  Passenger 2
  Grace Petrie 2
  The Rasmus 2
  Perfect Strangers 2
  The Meandering Cranberries 2
  Top 2000 Live 2
  The Travelin’ McCourys 2
  The Trongone Band 2
  Twan Dirks & Friends 2
  The Vaccines 2
  The Waybacks 2
  Waylon 2
  The Wieners 2
  Yarn 2
178 40 Fingers 1
  7 Walkers 1
  A-Meezing Coverband 1
  Michael Clem and Cleidsner Bell 1
  AlphaJorge 1
  Ambaa Live 1
  Anyway Gang 1
  Approach 1
  Miguel Araújo 1
  Arkansauce 1
  Chet Atkins 1
  Augie March 1
  ÆONIAN 1
  Joan Baez 1
  BettySoo 1
  Big Head Todd and the Monsters 1
  Blue and Broke 1
  Bon Jovi 1
  Bosstime 1
  Broken Fog Machine 1
  CA$H 1
  Marcos Cabanas 1
  Luiz Caldas 1
  Taylor Carson 1
  CASL 1
  Eric Church 1
  Colt Clark 1
  Dean Collins 1
  Shawn Colvin 1
  Corja 1
  Alex Cornish 1
  Cosecha Negra 1
  The Cowsills 1
  The Crowd 1
  Brian Cummins 1
  Thijs De Clus 1
  Dea Matrona 1
  Deraps 1
  Diamond Rugs 1
  Ani DiFranco 1
  Grahame Patrick Doyle 1
  DragonForce 1
  De Drie Koningen 1
  Edson & Hudson 1
  Evandro Mesquita 1
  Eve Belle 1
  Flynn and Jones 1
  Jeffrey Foucault 1
  Giants Of Guitar 1
  Paul Gilbert 1
  Grey Storm 1
  Shirley Grimes 1
  The HalFSmokes 1
  Helter Skelter 1
  The Hollyz 1
  Holy Moly & The Crackers 1
  I Veterani 1
  Ingram Hill 1
  Robert Janz 1
  Jan-Peter Beijersbergen 1
  Billy Joel 1
  Tom Jones 1
  Kalkedon 1
  Seamus Kelleher 1
  Keston Cobblers’ Club 1
  Greg King 1
  Steve Knightley 1
  Alexander Köberlein 1
  Kotipelto 1
  Robert Křesťan 1
  Kenn Kweder 1
  Francis Lamontagne 1
  Harry Last 1
  Lenny Bull 1
  Pete Lincoln 1
  Lise & Gertrud 1
  Rebecca Loebe 1
  Mary Lou Lord 1
  Loreley 1
  Los Cinco Felices Cuatro 1
  Low Cut Connie 1
  The Magic Beans 1
  The Mantras 1
  Heather Masse 1
  John Mayer 1
  Jamie McLean 1
  Medidas Preventivas 1
  Melvin Seals & JGB 1
  Tommy Memphis 1
  Micky & the Motorcars 1
  Midland 1
  Miguel Araújo & António Zambujo 1
  MONTU 1
  Neema 1
  Adam Newling 1
  Night Shop 1
  No Signal 1
  o Bardo e o Banjo 1
  Lisa O'Neill 1
  The Oak Ridge Boys 1
  Old Shoe 1
  Old Spice Band 1
  Erlend Øye 1
  Particle 1
  Grant Peeples 1
  Perpetual Groove 1
  Glen Phillips 1
  Pleyel 1
  The Polish Ambassador 1
  Rhys Prosser 1
  Pyreworks 1
  Red Elvises 1
  Rhythm Devils 1
  Rio Rock & Blues Band 1
  Carla Rivarola 1
  Rods and Cones 1
  Royal Trux 1
  Paul Sanchez 1
  Thomas Scott 1
  Sean Canan's Voodoo Players 1
  Ketch Secor 1
  Paul Smith 1
  Smokin' Grass 1
  Astrid Stockman 1
  Sweet Talk 1
  Guy Swinnen 1
  Tainted Love 1
  Talon 1
  The Terrapin Family Band 1
  Terrified of Spiders 1
  Tim Montana and The Shrednecks 1
  Trooper 1
  Rob Tyre 1
  Undercover 1
  Keith Urban 1
  Simon van Genderen 1
  Ricardo Vignini & Zé Helder 1
  Billy Watman 1
  Ween 1
  Mark Wilkinson 1
  Keller Williams 1
  Patrick Zampetti 1

Covered Dire Straits songs

This table lists all songs by Dire Straits that got covered by other artists. Multiple performances from the same setlist are also counted towards the total.

Song Song Performances
1 Romeo and Juliet Play Video stats 1412
2 Sultans of Swing Play Video stats 1391
3 Money for Nothing Play Video stats 1066
4 Brothers in Arms Play Video stats 890
5 So Far Away Play Video stats 862
6 Telegraph Road Play Video stats 831
7 Walk of Life Play Video stats 730
8 Your Latest Trick Play Video stats 411
9 Private Investigations Play Video stats 360
10 Tunnel of Love Play Video stats 335
11 On Every Street Play Video stats 298
12 Calling Elvis Play Video stats 276
13 Once Upon a Time in the West Play Video stats 214
  The Bug Play Video stats 214
15 Setting Me Up Play Video stats 193
16 Expresso Love Play Video stats 172
17 Why Worry Play Video stats 164
18 Two Young Lovers Play Video stats 150
19 Lady Writer Play Video stats 140
20 Where Do You Think You're Going? Play Video stats 123
21 Down to the Waterline Play Video stats 116
  Solid Rock Play Video stats 116
23 Water of Love Play Video stats 111
24 The Man's Too Strong Play Video stats 110
25 I Think I Love You Too Much Play Video stats 62
26 When It Comes to You Play Video stats 56
27 Ride Across the River Play Video stats 52
28 Wild West End Play Video stats 51
29 Heavy Fuel Play Video stats 49
30 Twisting by the Pool Play Video stats 45
31 Six Blade Knife Play Video stats 39
32 Skateaway Play Video stats 38
33 Portobello Belle Play Video stats 31
34 Industrial Disease Play Video stats 20
  Single-Handed Sailor Play Video stats 20
36 Communiqué Play Video stats 18
37 News Play Video stats 13
38 Love Over Gold Play Video stats 12
39 Massenhaft Kohle Play Video stats 9
  You and Your Friend Play Video stats 9
41 How Long Play Video stats 8
  One World Play Video stats 8
43 Eastbound Train Play Video stats 7
  Fade to Black Play Video stats 7
45 Follow Me Home Play Video stats 6
  What's the Matter Baby? Play Video stats 6
47 Money For Nothing / Drum Solo Jam Play Video stats 5
  The Carousel Waltz Play Video stats 5
49 Angel of Mercy Play Video stats 3
  Iron Hand Play Video stats 3
  Planet of New Orleans Play Video stats 3
  Private Investigation Play Video stats 3
53 Bernadette Play Video stats 2
  It Never Rains Play Video stats 2
  Six Blade Knife / Wild West End / Down the Waterline Play Video stats 2
  Wild Theme / Going Home Play Video stats 2
57 Calling Elvis / Money for Nothing Play Video stats 1
  Darling Pretty Play Video stats 1
  Hand in Hand Play Video stats 1
  Les Boys Play Video stats 1
  Local Hero Play Video stats 1
  Money For Nothing Play Video stats 1
  Money for Nothing / Brothers in Arms / Your Latest Trick / Sultans of Swing Play Video stats 1
  My Parties Play Video stats 1
  Once Upon a Time in the West / Lady Writer / Where Do You Think You're Going? Play Video stats 1
  Single Handed Sailor Play Video stats 1
  So Far Away / Romeo and Juliet Play Video stats 1
  Southbound Again Play Video stats 1
  Sultans of Swing / Money for Nothing / Twisting by the Pool / Walk of Life Play Video stats 1
  The One I Love / Romeo and Juliet Play Video stats 1
  Ticket to Heaven Play Video stats 1