John Illsley

John Illsley

Retro Article: From the Archives, 1981 The Sultans of Sulk

Dire Straits during their press conference at the Sebel Town House in Kings Cross, Sydney on April 6, 1981. Photo Credit: Peter Morris
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The following article is first published in The Sydney Morning Herald on April 7, 1981. Using the web internet, our team has found this article. Dire Straits Blog ...
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John Illsley’s Restaurant ‘East End Arms’ Was Added to The Michelin Stars Guide for 2021

John Illsley’s Restaurant ‘East End Arms’ Was Added to The Michelin Stars Guide for 2021
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Restaurants in Hampshire, UK, have been recognized as great places to eat and drink – despite not picking up any Michelin stars at this year’s awards. The Michelin ...
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The Book by John Illsley – “It’s a Long Way From Deptford – The Dire Straits Story” Coming Out in Autumn 2021

The Book by John Illsley – “It’s a Long Way From Deptford – The Dire Straits Story” Coming Out in Autumn 2021
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Transworld Publishers has acquired ‘It’s a Long Way From Deptford – The Dire Straits Story’ by John Illsley. Illsley was a founder member and bassist from the rock ...
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John Illsley: “New Album Coming Soon…”

John Illsley: “New Album Coming Soon…”
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The ex-bassist of Dire Straits, John Illsley yesterday has announced that his new album is coming soon. Namely, on his official Instagram profile, John has shared a picture ...
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Communiqué – Where Do You Think You’re Going? – Lyrics

Communiqué – Where Do You Think You’re Going? – Lyrics
Communiqué (1979)
The third song of the second album Communiqué by Dire Straits is the song “Where Do You Think You’re Going?.” This song was released as a single together ...
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Premiere: John Illsley Talks – Full Interview with Vintage Rock Podcast – Watch Now!

Premiere: John Illsley Talks - Full Interview with Vintage Rock Podcast – Watch Now!
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The Dire Straits founding member John Illsley was a guest on the second episode of Vintage Rock Podcast. In this interview, John talks about making mega-hits albums, the ...
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Retro Article: A Flashback to 1979 – Successful Straits

Retro Article: A Flashback to 1979 – Successful Straits
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This is one retro article about Dire Straits and their beginnings. The article is written by Angie Errigo and is published in Observer Magazine on June 10, 1979. ...
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Sending Signals: Full Podcast Episode with John Illsley and Mike Connell

Sending Signals: Full Podcast Episode with John Illsley and Mike Connell
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Sending Signals is a show about music, movies, and creativity. Matt Royal is the man who is standing behind this project as well as the interviewer of the ...
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Communiqué – News – Lyrics

Communiqué – News – Lyrics
Communiqué (1979)
The second song on this amazing studio album by Dire Straits is the song called “News.” The subject of this Mark Knopfler composition is by no means obvious. ...
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Communiqué – Once Upon a Time in the West – Lyrics

Communiqué – Once Upon a Time in the West – Lyrics
Communiqué (1979)
After their big success with the debut album, Dire Straits released their second album on June 15, 1979, under the name Communiqué. Band’s old lineup including Mark, David, ...
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