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John Entwistle

John Entwistle (October 9, 1944 - June 27, 2002) was the bass player for The Who.

John Entwistle was born in Chiswick, a London suburb, in 1944. He joined Roger Daltrey in a pre-Who band in the early 1960s.

Sometimes known as "Ox", he was generally regarded as the quiet person in The Who. Bill Wyman[?] described him as "the quietest man in private but the loudest man on stage."

John Entwistle was a talented songwriter and artist. He wrote several well-known Who songs including:

  • Cousin Kevin
  • My Wife
  • Boris The Spider

In addition to his work with the Who, Entwistle was an accomplished solo artist, releasing a number of solo albums beginning in the '70s.

John Entwistle died in 2002 in Las Vegas, on the eve of the first show in a US tour. Italian-born bassist Pino Palladino[?] replaced him on stage.



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