On June 27, 2002.

On June 27, 2002, John Alec Entwistle died aged 57. He was musician (bass), singer, songwriter, composer, movie, and music producer, best known as the bass player of The Who. Nicknamed “The Ox” and “Thunderfingers, he was voted as the “Greatest Bass Guitarist of All Time” in a “Rolling Stone” magazine reader’s poll. In 1990, Entwistle was inducted into the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” as a member of The Who. As a solo artist he has recorded seven albums:

  • Smash Your Head Against the Wall– 1971
  • Whistle Rymes – 1972
  • Rigor Mortis Sets In– 1973
  • Mad Dog– 1975
  • Too Late the Hero– 1981
  • The Rock– 1996
  • Music from Van Pires– 2000

 

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