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John Entwistle

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The Who's John Entwistle (1994)

Interview by Johnny Black, Rock's Backpages audio, August 1994

The Ox talks about the making of classic Who songs such as 'I'm A Boy' and 'My Generation', naming Led Zeppelin, the endless rows, and tells a handful of great Keith Moon stories

File format: mp3; file size: 72meg, interview length: 1h 15' 00" sound quality: ****

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Player of the Month: John Entwistle

Interview by Kevin Swift, Beat Instrumental, January 1966

THE DARK and deep member of the dynamic Who gets very, very angry when people take hefty swipes at his group for alleged musical incompetence. ...

John Entwistle: I Nearly Quit Top Of The Pops

Interview by Richard Green, New Musical Express, 4 July 1970

A bass player who objects to being ignored by TV cameras: That's John Entwistle of the Who. He told his troubles to NME's Richard Green ...

John Entwhistle: Whistle Rymes

Review by Tom Nolan, Rolling Stone, 21 December 1972

"Thank you Mother Nature/ For the way you got things planned/ Don't ever change a thing/ I'm happy as I am." ...

John Entwistle: Exile On Times Square

Interview by John Swenson, Beetle, 31 December 1972

JUDGING FROM its state of neatness one would never guess that a member of the who was occupying a suite of rooms in the stately ...

Peter Townshend: Who Came First; John Entwistle: Whistle Rhymes

Review by Jim Esposito, Zoo World, 3 February 1973

PERHAPS THE farthest-reaching cultural upheaval of our era is the formation of subcultures on every plane of society as an escape from the total immensity ...

John Entwhistle and The Bloody English

Profile and Interview by Chris Salewicz, Let It Rock, March 1973

JOHN ENTWHISTLE has always been an enigma. On the other members of the Who we can pin an identity. Townshend – creator and, at the ...

John Entwistle: Rigor Mortis and the Happy Funeral

Interview by Tony Stewart, New Musical Express, 16 June 1973

THE ROOM is deathly silent, apart from the occasional rumble of a stomach going by. We are gathered together on this day for a belated ...

John Entwistle: Rigor Mortis Sets In (MCA-321); Roger Daltrey: Daltrey (MCA-328)

Review by Gary Lucas, Zoo World, 17 August 1973

TWO INTERESTING corollaries to the albums under discussion are the interviews with Daltrey and Entwistle that appear in the appendix of Gary Herman's otherwise boring ...

John Entwistle: Quadrophenia Another Great Who Opera?

Interview by uncredited writer, Beat Instrumental, November 1973

JOHN ENTWISTLE is a happy man! He enjoys a reputation as one of the world's best electric bass players, he's had a decade of success ...

John Entwhistle: Mad Dog

Review by Ken Barnes, Phonograph Record, March 1975

Mad Dog is everything you'd expect from a John Entwhistle album – and more. It catches Entwhistle in rabid transit, combining his obsession with 50's/early ...

John Entwistle: Is This The Right Man For Mayor of Acton?

Interview by Jonh Ingham, Sounds, 28 February 1976

'Momma's got a squeeze box she wears on her chestAnd when Daddy comes home he never gets no rest Because she's playing all nightAnd the ...

John Entwistle

Interview by Johnny Black, MOJO, September 1994

MY GENERATIONA LOT OF THE SOLOS I PLAYED WERE MUCH FASTER AND MORE interesting than the ones that finally went on the record. ...

Too Late The Hero: John Entwistle's Rigor Mortis Sets In

Obituary by Gary Pig Gold,, June 2002

"WHAT I FEEL inside I can't explain. That John Entwistle should die in his late fifties is totally unthinkable. He was the indestructible one. He ...

John Entwistle, 1944-2002

Obituary by Chris Charlesworth, Bass Guitar, July 2002

IT IS A CLICHÉ THAT CELEBRITIES tend to be shorter in real life than they appear on stage. John Entwistle, who often wore brightly-coloured Cuban-heeled ...

Thunderfingers' Last Stand: Remembering John Entwistle

Memoir by Keith Altham, Rock's Backpages, 5 July 2002

THE NEWS OF John Entwistle's death reached me by email from LA via Pete Townshend's PA Nicola Joss in Las Vegas on Thursday night. ...

Paul Rees: The Ox – The Last Of The Great Rock Stars, the Authorised Biography Of John Entwistle

Book Review by Chris Charlesworth, Just Backdated, March 2020

IN 1990, JOHN Entwistle spent two months in the region of Connemara on the west coast of Ireland, where fierce winds coming off the Atlantic ...

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