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Tuesday, June 27, 2006

"When You Hear the Thunder . . "

Today marks the fourth anniversary of the death of The Who bassist John Entwistle. "The Ox," as Entwistle was known, pioneered electric rock bass, and with Keith Moon formed the most devastating rhythm section in rock history. He died only one day before The Who were to launch their North American tour. If you've seen their performance in The Concert for New York City, you can tell it was going to be a major comeback. This man is in my personal Mount Rushmore.

Here is a nice eulogy delivered at his memorial service. What a cool guy he was.

The Official John Entwistle Homepage.

Now sit down, boys and girls. It's time for your motherfucking bass lesson . . .

"When you hear the thunder, think of John Entwistle . . . "


Blogger Davis said...

Heavy be the Thunder of the Bass that is weilded by John.

One of the best EVER.

10:02 PM  
Blogger Davis said...

24 carat gold wound strings don't hurt, either......

10:03 PM  
Blogger Tree said...

*bowing in worship*

12:45 PM  
Blogger Jimmy said...

Davis: Of course, the world has yet to hear the thunder of our rhythm section.

Tree: Finally, someone worthy of the Goddess's worship.

7:57 PM  

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