John Illsley

John Illsley

John Illsley in Spain this Autumn (Tour Schedule 2019)

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John Illsley announced his 2019 Spanish tour today on his Facebook Fan Page. Namely, on his Facebook Fan Page the ex-bassist from Dire Straits, John Illsley has shared ...
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An Evening with John Illsley: Tour – The Life and Times of Dire Straits

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John Illsley – The Life and Times of Dire Straits – “An Evening and Q&A of Music & Memories”. The evening will feature classics from the Dire Straits ...
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The story behind the song: Sultans Of Swing by Dire Straits

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Inspired by watching a hopeless jazz combo in a deserted pub, a song about a struggling band set Dire Straits on the way from dire straits to superstardom. ...
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John Illsley with his retro photo on Facebook

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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 ...
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The Life and Times of Dire Straits – John Illsley UK 2019 Tour

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A couple days ago, John Illsley has share with the fans a good news. Namely, John will have a UK Tour in March this year. The tickets for ...
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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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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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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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