Remembering John Entwistle of The Who
Today marks the 10th Anniversary of the death of John Entwistle bass player - The Who
Entwistle was found in a Las Vegas hotel room June 27th, 2002 one day before the scheduled first show of The Who's 2002 US tour. It was determined his death was due to a heart attack induced by cocaine
Little known fact - his first instrument was...the trumpet. After trading in his trumpet for a bass guitar, John joined Roger Daltrey’s band, the lineup of which would later include guitarist Pete Townsend and drummer Keith Moon.
Here's an early performance of The Who with "My Generation" from 1965 on the tv program Shindig