Can you play money for nothing with a pick?
If you aren’t very adept at playing fingerstyle, you may want to try hybrid picking the riff. But I do suggest trying to play it like Mark Knopfler does, it is just too hard to make it sound right with a pick.
What is the key of money for nothing?
Money for Nothing is written in the key of Dm. Open Key notation: 12m.
Where does the phrase Dire Straits come from?
The word “ dire ” comes into play when the waters in these straits are turbulent; and the term often used to describe it is “ dire ” which is of Latin origin that means “terrible” or “fearsome.” Thus, whenever mariners would sail across these areas, they would literally be in dire straits.