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John Illsley: The new album is on the way to come out in 2019

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The well-known ex-bass guitarist from Dire Straits –John Illsley today have share a beautiful news for all fans. Namely, he has shared that he works on his new ...
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“I Get The Same Buzz I Had As A Kid”: Mark Knopfler Talks ‘Down The Road Wherever’

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The writer-guitarist discusses his ninth solo studio album, a record on which he reaches well beyond the folk-roots base of his latter-day work. For most artists with a ...
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Listen back as Mark Knopfler joined Clive Anderson, Nina Wadia and more on BBC Radio 4’s Loose Ends

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Clive Anderson and YolanDa Brown are joined by Mark Knopfler, Nina Wadia, Kate Humble and Liam Charles for an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy. With music ...
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Mark Knopfler Plots Summer North American Tour – Tour Dates

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Dire Straits front man books 27 headlining dates for 2019 promoting new LP ‘Down the Road Wherever’. Mark Knopfler announced a headlining North American tour for summer 2019. ...
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40 Years of Dire Straits

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Today marks 40 years since Dire Straits released their self-titled debut album through Vertigo Records. It was the album that first introduced the rolling verses, and smooth guitar ...
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Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitar Cover of Private Investigations

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This month our friend from Portugal – Jose Esteves has made amazing cover versions of two Dire Straits songs. The first one was the song from the Local ...
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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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Dire Straits vinyls from collectors and fans on Instagram

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This month we already started to share some interesting pictures from our fans on Instagram. Actually we’re going to share pictures from Dire Straits vinyls. So, below are ...
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