John Entwistle Biography
(Musician & Songwriter who was The Bassist for The Rock Band 'The Who')
Birthday: October 9, 1944 (Libra)
Born In: London, England, United Kingdom
John Entwistle was an English bass guitarist, songwriter, singer and music producer. He earned a lot of popularity as the guitarist for ‘The Who’, an English rock band. Known as one of the most influential bassists in rock music, he also played other instruments such as the trumpet, bugle, piano and Jew’s harp. He was invited by Roger Daltrey to join ‘The Who’; the band became very successful during the 1960s and 1970s. Some of his solo works include the albums ‘Smash Your Head Against the Wall’, ‘Rigor Mortis Sets In’, ‘Mad Dog’, and ‘Too Late the Hero’. Entwistle was voted in 2011 as the greatest bass guitarist of all time in a reader’s poll by Rolling Stone magazine. In their ‘100 Greatest Bass Players’ issue in 2017, he was listed at seventh position. In 1990, he was also elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, as member of ‘The Who’. He passed away in 2002, at a hotel in Paradise, Nevada, just a day before the first show of ‘The Who’s’ 2002 United States tour.