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40%OFFIllsley, John - My Life in Dire Straits: The Inside Story of One of the Biggest Bands in Rock History - 9781787634350 - S9781787634350
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My Life in Dire Straits: The Inside Story of One of the Biggest Bands in Rock History

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Description for My Life in Dire Straits: The Inside Story of One of the Biggest Bands in Rock History Hardcover. Signed copy.
'It was a huge adventure and a hell of a ride, with all its comedy, absurdity, exhaustion, madness and sadness... It was a different world. And John has remembered a pretty big chunk of it.' MARK KNOPFLER __________ Dire Straits filled giant stadiums around the world and sold hundreds of millions of records. Throughout the eighties they were one of the biggest bands on the planet. Their classic songs - 'Sultans of Swing', 'Romeo and Juliet', 'Money for Nothing', 'Brothers In Arms' - formed the soundtrack of a generation and live on today: still racking up ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2021
Publisher
Bantam Press
Condition
New
Signed by the author
Yes
Number of Pages
336
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781787634350
SKU
S9781787634350
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About Illsley, John
John Illsley rose to fame as the bass guitarist of the critically acclaimed band Dire Straits and has received multiple BRIT and Grammy Awards, and a Heritage Award. As a founding member, John played a major role in the development of the Dire Straits sound. Since the band's last tour in 1993 he has earned a reputation as a painter, ... Read more

Reviews for My Life in Dire Straits: The Inside Story of One of the Biggest Bands in Rock History
An uplifting journey through the sheer hard work, pitfalls and thrills of navigating a great rock band to the pinnacle of success. I so enjoyed the ride!
Roger Taylor
Captures the early days of the English bands and their story. The ups and downs, relationships, craziness and fun... This really happened!
Mike Rutherford ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for My Life in Dire Straits: The Inside Story of One of the Biggest Bands in Rock History