John Illsley with his retro photo on Facebook

John Illsley with his retro photo on Facebook


The ex-bassist from Dire Straits – John Illsley has shared on his fan page one photo from his ‘Live in 85’ tour with Dire Straits.

John has made one throwback for all his fans, and under the photo he wrote:

“A little promo sticker for Live in ’85 from the early days of the compact disc…The band played over 200 shows that year after recording ‘Brothers in Arms’ in Air Studios in Montserrat.”

If you are interested you can read this next blog posts:

The story behind “Music for Montserrat” at Royal Albert Hall

Watch the full event from “Music for Montserrat” (1997)

Throwback Thursdays: Story of Montserrat AIR Studios & Dire Straits

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