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John Illsley was the founding bass player with the legendary 120 million album selling Dire Straits and contributing vocalist to their Communiqué, Making Movies and Brothers in Arms albums until the group dissolved in 1995. John has released four albums of his own: Never Told A Soul (1984) and Glass (1988) while performing with Dire Straits, then Beautiful You (2008) and the best yet, Streets of Heaven (2010).

After Dire Straits disbanded, John had retired from music and moved to… read more

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  • Avatar for Emmelsbuell
    Mag die Musik...
  • Avatar for KorsarNik
    So truly romantic music, especially last two albums.
  • Avatar for tajemna
    Great music :)
  • Avatar for Dill863
    Great Bassist
  • Avatar for Plimi
    The bassist of my all-time favourite band. All my respect Mr. Illsley.
  • Avatar for Everjump
    Great song: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XdrvmuAeJK4&playnext_from=TL&videos=GFoaBcwVQGc&feature=recentf
  • Avatar for KriegReich
    Pretty killer Bassist
  • Avatar for Stimmungskanone
    That Glass album is incredibly bad, but somehow funny.
  • Avatar for -V-O-Y-A-G-E-R-
    "...bought a local pub, the East End Arms, and The George Hotel on the Isle of Wight, and began exhibiting his art around the world." Ok, from now on...you're my official idol! :D

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