John Illsley

John Illsley

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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Don’t expect Dire Straits to perform at the Rock Hall Ceremony

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Fans hoping to see a Dire Straits reunion at the April 14 – Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony could be disappointed. In a recent Q&A on ...
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John Illsley 2018 EUROPEAN TOUR!

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Join John Illsley and his Band as they return to The Netherlands and Germany with a set of familiar Dire Straits hits and some new material from John’s ...
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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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