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John Entwistle

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. John Alec Entwistle (9 October 1944 – 27 June 2002) was an English bass guitarist, songwriter, singer, horn player, and film and record producer who was best known as the bass player for the rock band The Who. His aggressive lead sound influenced many rock bass players. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Who in 1990. Entwistle's lead instrument approach used pentatonic lead lines, and a then-unusual trebly sound ("full treble, full volume") created by roundwound RotoSound steel bass strings. He had a collection of over 200 instruments by the time of his death, reflecting the different brands he used over his career: Fender and Rickenbacker basses in the 1960s, Gibson and Alembic basses in the 1970s, Warwick in the 1980s, and Status all-Carbon fibre basses in the 1990s. Description above from the Wikipedia article John Entwistle, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Oct 9, 1944 In Chiswick, London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Who - Live at the Silverdome
Latest Project:
Movie The Who: Live At Shea Stadium 1982 2015-06-29
Known For
Poster of The Who: Live at the London Coliseum 1969
Poster of The Who: Live from Toronto
Poster of The Who ‎– Live At Tanglewood 1970
Poster of The Who - Live at the Silverdome
Movie The Who - Live at the Silverdome Himself 2021
Movie Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live Message of Love Himself 2021
Movie The Who Rocks America 1982 Himself 2021
Movie The Who: Live At Shea Stadium 1982 himself 2015-06-29
Movie Lambert & Stamp Himself 2014-01-20
Movie The Who Sensation: The Story of Tommy Himself 2014-03-08
Movie Quadrophenia: Can You See the Real Me? Himself 2013-06-29
Movie The Who - The Making of Tommy Himself 2013-10-25
Movie The Who: Live in Texas '75 Himself 2012-07-29
Movie The Who: At Kilburn 1977 bass 2008-11-17
Movie Amazing Journey - The Story of The Who Himself 2007-09-14
Movie An Ox's Tale: The John Entwistle Story Himself (archive) 2006-08-22
Movie The Who: Tommy Live With Special Guests Himself 2006-06-05
Movie Rising Low Himself 2002-10-08
Movie The Who & Special Guests Live at the Royal Albert Hall Bass / Vocals 2000-11-27
Movie The Who: Live at the London Coliseum 1969 Himself - bass, vocals 2000-05-16
Movie Classic Albums: The Who - Who's Next Himself 1999-10-21
Movie Listening to You: The Who Live at the Isle of Wight Himself 1998-11-03
Movie The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus Himself - The Who 1996-10-12
Movie The Who: Thirty Years of Maximum R&B Himself 1994-08-15
Movie A Celebration: The Music of Pete Townshend and The Who 1994-12-16
Movie The Who: Maximum R&B Live Himself 1994-07-06
Movie Two Rooms: A Tribute to Elton John & Bernie Taupin Himself - Guest 1991-10-01
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-16
Movie Live Aid 1985-07-13
Movie The Who: Live from Toronto 1984-01-01
Movie The Who: The Kids Are Alright Himself 1979-06-24
Movie Tommy Himself 1975-03-19
Movie The Who ‎– Live At Tanglewood 1970 Himself 1970-06-07
Movie Woodstock Himself - The Who 1970-03-26
Movie Monterey Pop Himself - The Who 1968-12-26
Movie Les chemins perdus Himself 1967-01-01
Movie Carousella himself 1966-12-31
Series Top of the Pops Unknown 1964-01-01