John Entwistle was an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer best known for being the original bass guitarist of The Who - an iconic English rock band famed for such hits as My Generation, Happy Jack and Substitute. In 1971, he released his first solo studio album titled Smash Your Head Against the Wall.
He was the only child of Maud and Herbet Entwistle. He was married twice. His first marriage to Alison Wise produced a son named Christopher Entwistle. From 1991 to 1997, he was married to his second wife Maxene Harlow.
In 1990, he and the other members of The Who were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
His stunning bass playing abilities earned him the #1 position on the Rolling Stone magazine's 2011 list of the Top Ten Bassists of All Time.
He died of a heart attack in 2002 after overdosing on cocaine while in the company of a Las Vegas stripper at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.
I supply the music for Vampires, which is a new series that's coming out.John Entwistle
was a famous English singer-songwriter, bass player, and producer,
who was born on
October 9, 1944. As a person born on this date, John Entwistle is listed in our database as the 19th
most popular celebrity for the day (October 9) and the 54th most popular for the year (1944).
People born on October 9
fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales.
John Entwistle is the 523rd most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to John Entwistle's birthday, John Entwistle is the 581st most famous English and ranks 2nd in famous people born in Chiswick, London, England, UK.
In general, John Entwistle ranks as the 6009th
most popular famous person, and the 16th most popular bassist of all time.
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