Dire Straits
Sultans of Swing





Release Year: 1978

Rankings:
All-Time
#344 / 1970s #77 / 1978 #8


Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
1,001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die, and 10,001 You Must Download (2015 Update) 1002
Boom 99.7 (USA) - The Top 499 Songs of All Time (2016) 318
Bruce Pollock (USA) - The 7,500 Most Important Songs of 1944-2000 (2005) No Order
Life (USA) - 40 Years of Rock & Roll, 5 Songs for Each Year 1952-91 (Updated 1995) No Order
Nathan Brackett (USA) - Legendary Rock Songs (2011) No Order
Paul Williams (USA) - Rock and Roll: The 100 Best Singles of All Time (1993) No Order
Pitchfork (USA) - The 200 Best Songs of the 1970s (and Recommended Listening) (2016) 201
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (USA) - 500 Songs That Shaped Rock (1995) No Order
Steve Crawford (USA) - 1,000 Essential Songs from the 1970s (2015) 34
Steve Sullivan (USA) - Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings Volumes 1-4 (2013, 2017) 201-300
Treble (USA) - The Top 200 Songs of the 1970s (2012) 134
Ultimate Classic Rock (USA) - Top 100 Classic Rock Songs (2013) 39
Ultimate Classic Rock (USA) - Top 200 '70s Songs (2015) No Order
WZLX (USA) - 1,007 Greatest Songs of All Time (2015) 32
2FM (Ireland) - Top 100 Singles of All Time (2003) 34
Dave Thompson (UK) - 1000 Songs that Rock Your World (2011) 91
Mojo (UK) - The 50 Greatest British Tracks Ever (2006) No Order
Panorama (Norway) - The 30 Best Singles of the Year 1970-98 (1999) 2
Classic Rock (The Netherlands) - The 10 Best Classic Rock Singles from Different Years (2013-2015) 1
Hartbeat! (Germany) - Top 100 Singles by 15 Critics (1997) 225
Gilles Verlant and Thomas Caussť (France) - 3000 Rock Classics (2009, update 2013) No Order
Jocelyn Manchek (France) - Pop Rock Playlist: 2000 titres pour votre lecteur mp3 [2,000 Songs for Your MP3 Player] (2008) No Order
Rolling Stone (France) - The 100 Best Singles of the Last 25 Years (1988) 69
El Pais (Spain) - 100 Musicians Choose 100 Songs That Changed Their Lives (2009) 92
Marty Willson-Piper, InDeepMusicArchive.net (Australia) - Song of the Day Selections (approx. 1983-present) No Order
Max (Australia) - The Top 1000 Greatest Songs of All Time (2013) 658
Toby Creswell (Australia) - 1001 Songs (2005) No Order
Toby Creswell (Australia) - Rockwiz Decades: The Greatest Songs of Our Time (2015) No Order
Ezio Guaitamacchi (Italy) - Mille canzoni che ci hanno cambiato la vita [1,000 Songs That Changed Our Lives] (2009) No Order
Luca Sofri (Italy) - Playlist: 2978 canzoni di cui non potete fare a meno [2,978 Songs You Can't Live Without] (2008) No Order
Massimo Cotto (Italy) - We Will Rock You: 709 Canzoni [709 Songs] (2009) No Order
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Songs of the Century (2003) No Order
End of Year Lists
Record Mirror (UK) - Singles of the Year 10