Alan Clark

Alan Clark

Dire Straits inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

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With a minimalist sound that sold a lot of records, Dire Straits, one of the most commercially successful rock bands of all time, joined an elite club tonight. ...
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Mark Knopfler skips Dire Straits’ Rock Hall of Fame induction

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Bass player John Illsley says lead singer’s absence a ‘personal thing’…Bon Jovi and Nina Simone also inducted on the night. Dire Straits bass player John Illsley accepts the ...
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2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – Dire Straits – Complete Induction Speech (John Illsley, Alan Clark, Guy Fletcher)

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Last night Dire Straits were inducted to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Bassist John Illsley together with Alan Clark and Guy Fletcher were in Cleveland to ...
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Happy Birthday – Alan Clark!

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Born on 5 March 1952 in Great Lumley, County Durham – Alan Clark was one of the keyboardists in the best music band in the world Dire Straits. ...
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John Illsley talks about Rock Hall Induction, odds of a reunion performance

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For Dire Straits bassist John Illsley – the only full-time and continuing member of the band along with front man Mark Knopfler, being elected into the Rock and ...
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New album from Legacy – A band from few ex members of Dire Straits

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Legacy is new band founded by Alan Clark and seven other great musicians. The Legacy project began in Los Angeles last November 2016 with Steve Ferrone and Pino ...
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Who are George and Harry from “Sultans of Swing”?

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The Biggest mega hit song – “Sultans of Swing” had defined generations, that song is totally an icon of a time. Written about some buddies that hit up ...
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What happens when Dire Straits is in your town?

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This is the story of Ingo Raven one German fan of Dire Straits, back in 1980 he was at one concert in Dortmund and that was his first ...
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Dire Straits And Their Early Success 1980-1984

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In 1980 Dire Straits were nominated for two Grammy Awards for Best New Artist and Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group for “Sultans of Swing”. ...
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Dire Straits: How we made Brothers In Arms

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We look back on the album that turned Dire Straits into the biggest British rock band of the 80’s. In November 1984, Mark Knopfler gathered Dire Straits at ...
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