- Both Pink Floyd and Dire Straits took part in
Knebworth Festival on June 30 1990. Dire Straits
played with Eric Clapton on second guitar.
- Eric Clapton played with Dire Straits on a number of
occasions. Mark Knopfler, leader of Dire Straits played second
guitar on part of Eric Clapton's 1988 world tour.
Eric Clapton participated in the recording of
The Pros And Cons of Hitchhiking(1984) and played with
Roger Waters in the
first leg of 1984 tour (June 16, 1984 to July 31, 1984).
- Mel Collins
toured with Dire Straits on their 1983-4 Alchemy tour.
- Tony Levin participated in recording
of Dire Straits' album Brothers in Arms in 1985. Earlier,
he played on Mark Knopfler's soundtrack to Local Hero and
later he helped Mark Knopfler with the soundtrack to Last Exit To
- Jeff Porcaro played drums on Dire Straits' On The Night
(1991). In 1992, right before his death, Jeff Porcaro played drums
on Roger Waters' Amused To Death.
- Manu Katche played drums/percussion on Dire Straits'
On The Night (1991). In 1996 he played drums on Rick Wright's
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