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The Who: “My Generation” (Live at Leeds) – John Entwistle’s Isolated Bass (Isolated Bass Week)
Bass Videos

The Who: “My Generation” (Live at Leeds) – John Entwistle’s Isolated Bass (Isolated Bass Week)

Better strap in for this one. John Entwistle really laid it out for this live performance of The Who’s “My Generation” at the Live at Leeds festival in early 1970. Here’s The Ox in all his glory… isolated bass goodness.

Dean Guitars Puts John Entwistle Spider Signature Bass Into Production
Basses

Dean Guitars Puts John Entwistle Spider Signature Bass Into Production

After launching a limited run of last year, Dean Guitars is now making a production model of the John Entwistle Spider. The Ox’s newest signature bass features an angular body and comes in a Classic Black finish with Silver Web graphics. The bass’s body is made of alder, while the set mahogany neck is topped with an ebony fingerboard. Pearl...

Roger Daltrey, John Entwistle & The Chieftains: “Behind Blue Eyes”, Live at Carnegie Hall (1994)
Bass Videos

Roger Daltrey, John Entwistle & The Chieftains: “Behind Blue Eyes”, Live at Carnegie Hall (1994)

This live performance is a real gem. The Who’s Roger Daltrey and John Entwistle teamed up with The Chieftains for this live performance in February 1994. The concert took place at Carnegie Hall, in celebration of Daltrey’s 50th birthday. Here, the group performs the Who’s “Behind Blue Eyes”, with Entwistle working his magic on an acoustic bass guitar. Be sure...

2011 Readers’ Favorite Bassists – #7: John Entwistle
2011 Reader Favorites

2011 Readers’ Favorite Bassists – #7: John Entwistle

The late, great John Entwistle remains as popular as ever. This year, we shared a couple of isolated bass videos from The Ox, including the 1979 “Won’t Get Fooled Again” performance and the Live at Leeds live performance of “Summertime Blues“. In August, Hal Leonard released The Who: Bass Play-Along Volume 28, a 72-page book offering up the bass notation...

The Who Releases Expansive Quadrophenia: The Director’s Cut Box Set
New Albums

The Who Releases Expansive Quadrophenia: The Director’s Cut Box Set

Count The Who’s 1973 rock opera mega-hit Quadrophenia among the new and super-sized box set releases that are in vogue for many bands this year. Released this week, Quadrophenia: The Director’s Cut packs a treasure trove of material that spans five discs and offers up nearly 60 tracks of music. Discs one and two contain the newly remastered version of...

John Entwistle: “Won’t Get Fooled Again” Isolated Bass
Bass Videos

John Entwistle: “Won’t Get Fooled Again” Isolated Bass

This clip comes from the 1979 film, The Kids Are Alright, featuring the isolated bass work of John Entwistle on the Who’s classic “Won’t Get Fooled Again”. Give it a little time before the Ox dives in, around the 50 second mark.

The Who Announces Quadrophenia: The Director’s Cut
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The Who Announces Quadrophenia: The Director’s Cut

The Who has released details of their upcoming deluxe box set of the group’s classic 1973 rock opera, Quadrophenia. Quadrophenia: The Director’s Cut, to be released on November 15, includes a remaster of the original album, previously unheard demos from Pete Townshend, including songs that didn’t make it on the album, an 8-track 5.1 sound DVD and a hard-bound book...

The Who: Bass Play-Along Volume 28
Sheet Music & Instruction

The Who: Bass Play-Along Volume 28

Hal Leonard has released The Who: The Who: Bass Play-Along Volume 28, a 72-page book featuring eight classic tunes by The Who and bassist John Entwistle. As with all of the books in the Bass Play-Along series, The Who: Bass Play-Along includes a CD, playable in any CD player, or on a Windows or Mac computer. The enhanced features allow...

Legendary Bass Guitar Songs
Sheet Music & Instruction

Legendary Bass Guitar Songs

Hal Leonard released a series of “Legendary Songs” books, including one for the bass. Legendary Bass Guitar Songs documents 39 different tunes by legendary bassists, including James Jamerson, Carol Kaye, Jack Bruce, John Paul Jones, Paul McCartney, John Entwistle, Steve Harris, Jaco Pastorius and Stanley Clarke. Songs by James Brown and Sly and the Family Stone, AC/DC, the Clash, the...

The Who: “The Real Me” Live at the Royal Albert Hall
Bass Videos

The Who: “The Real Me” Live at the Royal Albert Hall

Get ready for 5-plus minutes of John Entwistle greatness.