John Illsley

John Illsley

New drawings from Mark Knopfler and John Illsley by Loós József

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Loós József is Hungarian artist and he is big fan of Mark Knopfler and Dire Straits. Two months ago, we have shared a blog-article about him and his ...
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John Illsley talks about Rock and Roll Hall of Fame reunion

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This is an interview with John Illsley the ex-bassist of Dire Straits and one of the co-founder of the band from 1977. The interview is by Andy Greene ...
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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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John Illsley reveals how he met Mark Knopfler for the first time

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As the super group celebrate their 40th anniversary, the bass guitarist explains the band’s serious financial fix in the 1970s. John Illsley who was with Mark Knopfler from ...
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Mark Knopfler may be a special guest at the John Illsley UK 2017 Tour

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One of the four founders of Dire Straits, the ex-bassist of the band John Illsley have already confirmed and started his UK 2017 Tour. This time, his special ...
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Dire Straits are part of London’s history

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On 3 December 2009 – Dire Straits were honoured with the PRS for Music Heritage Award. A special plaque was erected at Farrer House, Church Street, Deptford where ...
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What does John Illsley say about Dire Straits nomination?

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John Illsley is “honored” but “surprised”, his former band Dire Straits have been nominated for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Among the other, at the listed ...
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Schedule for the Autumn UK 2017 Tour of John Illsley

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As we already wrote, about month ago, John Illsley confirmed his 2017 UK Tour, The Netherlands Tour and 2018 Germany Tour. Today, official website of John Illsley was ...
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Chatting with Rock Legend – John Illsley

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This 35-minutes interview is from May 3, 2016 by Jose Oliveira ‘Rock at Night’ columnist. Jose and John discussed about the meaning behind the tittle of John Illsley ...
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When Dire Straits & Paco de Lucia had their concerts together

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Before 22 hours John Illsley on his Facebook and Twitter profile, shared one amazing picture from the old times of Dire Straits, when Dire Straits and Paco de ...
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