John Illsley

John Illsley

John Illsley Released the Third Single “I Love You Still” From His New Solo Album

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In the past three months, we’ve seen a few new music videos for the songs featured on John Illsley’s newest album called ‘VIII’. John has firstly released the ...
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John Illsley Released the Second Single “It’s A Long Way Back” From His New Solo Album

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Ex-bassist player from Dire Straits – John Illsley has released his second song for his new solo album VIII. The title of the song is “It’s A Long ...
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John Illsley Announced a UK Spring Tour From April To May 2022

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After he released his 8th studio solo album called VIII, John has announced his 2022 spring tour. Tour starts on April 20 and it will last until May ...
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New Solo Album & New Music Video Drop from John Illsley

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The ex-bassist of Dire Straits, John Illsley last year delivered to us an incredible book about the days when he was in Dire Straits. The book is now ...
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‘My Life in Dire Straits’ – Pre-order John Illsley’s Book Now!

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The ex-bassist and founding member of Dire Straits, John Illsley has finally finished his book. Namely, his book titled ‘My Life in Dire Straits’ will be available from ...
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Communiqué – Communiqué (The Song) – Lyrics

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Communiqué (1979)
“Communique” is the fourth track song from the first side of the second studio album by Dire Straits with the same name as the song. The duration of ...
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Retro Article: A Rare Music Video of Mark Knopfler and John Illsley

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In 1984 one of the founders of Dire Straits – John Illsley has released his first solo studio album. The whole album was recorded at Parkgate Studios in ...
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Happy Birthday, John Edward Illsley!

Happy Birthday, John Edward Illsley!
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On this day, 72-years-ago, back in 1949 John Edward Illsley was born. John is best known as the bass guitarist of the famous English rock band Dire Straits. ...
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Online Charity Raffles: Update – Congrats to Winners!

Online Charity Raffles: Update – Congrats to Winners!
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Zoe’s Place raffles – the winners for Brothers in Arms half-speed vinyl album signed by Mark Knopfler and Guy Fletcher raised £477 for Zoe’s Place. This news is ...
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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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