John Entwistle!

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by polo3378, Dec 11, 2000.

  1. moogboy

    moogboy Inactive

    Mar 1, 2007
    Moog Artist in Rock/Pop 5th down
    today, i want all of YOU to play a few of John's basslines as a tribute.

    as well, listen to every recording of John Entwistle that you have.

    thank you.
  2. Will do! I will play one for each year (my faves):

    My Generation
    Behind Blue Eyes
    The Real Me (of course)

    oh hell, Pictures of Lily (my all time fave) extra. Ha!
  3. Rest in peace, man. Hope you're up there jamming with the greats! :bassist:
  4. Baryonyx

    Baryonyx Inactive

    Jul 11, 2005
    Marathon Man
    RIP, but it's not like I'll be laying down any lines for him.
  5. Amaru


    Jun 16, 2007
    New Glarus, WI
    RIP John

    I'm gonna listen to Boris the Spider now.
  6. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
    RIP - At least the Who have Pino Pallidino holding down the fort. He's not a pino clone, but he is a giant for sure.:)
  7. RIP, man what a player. I wasn't a bass player yet at the time, but my dad and I had bought tickets for the Who's reunion tour and I was pretty scared the tour would be canceled...but it was a great show after all, with Pino Palladino flying in and learning a ridiculous amount of songs note-for-note in mere days.

    I've been listening to Who's Next a lot lately..I was raised on it. One of my favorite records ever.
  8. He is missed, but he left so much behind for us. Thanks!

  9. Thunder_Fingers


    Jun 24, 2004
    RIP John, great player, my very favourite. im so sad that i didnt get to see him live (i started playing a few months after his death...)

    i will put on my best of John Entwistle album when i go to sleep.
  10. xlows


    Oct 21, 2006
    peace john.
  11. phippsyg


    May 28, 2007
    Endorsing Artist: Aguilar Amplification, Optima Strings
    Where have I been? Never really listened to the Who besides the songs everyone has heard on the radio. I had a student bring The Real Me to lessons because he wants to learn it for a school performance exam. Am totally blown away by the energy of the playing on the track. So am ready to open my ignorant ears to this amazing player. Reccomend me some essential listening please.
  12. Barkless Dog

    Barkless Dog Barkless to a point

    Jan 19, 2007
    Must have-
    Live At Leeds
    Isle Of Wight DVD
    My Generation- original version
    Boris The Spider

    Just great Who
    Who's next
  13. Ok, check this out:

    It's the isolated bass track from the DVD "The Kids Are Alright". The DVD also has an isolated track of "Baba O'Reilly". Get it.
  14. as for bass solos this is a very well known one:

    i love it
  15. RWP


    Jul 1, 2006
    Head Stock Cam!!! :hyper:
  16. hell yeah!!:D
  17. phippsyg


    May 28, 2007
    Endorsing Artist: Aguilar Amplification, Optima Strings
    Those Youtube clips are great. A shop nearby has a set of 3 Who Dvd's on sale. Might get them tommorow. Listened to parts of the Kids are Alright album. The rockier stufff is so intense. The quirkier pop stuff on it is probably the reason that I never got into them that much before. Maybe I should get a producer I worked with recently to look at those youtube clips to give him some ideas for how to mix the bass on a recording I did this week!
  18. Live at Leeds is pretty much epic, as is most of Entwistle's work! :bassist:
  19. +1000 on what everybody else has said so far. it's also worth getting the dvd that came out last year about him. it's a documentary. i think it's called the "ox's tail" or something like that. i should know since i have it but oh well. and while underrated, i think 'the who by numbers' is great too. there's some really good playing by the ox and moon especially. the song 'success story' has tone for days.

    there can never be too many threads about the ox. there can never be too much said about him. he flat out ruled. a bad bad man.
  20. Thunder_Fingers


    Jun 24, 2004
    ^^ :D

    "A ox's tale" is it called ;)

    Hes pretty much my idol, gotta love the man, he was brilliant.
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