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Gear Watch: Dean Guitars’ John Entwistle Signature Series
Bass Gear, NAMM 2011

Gear Watch: Dean Guitars’ John Entwistle Signature Series

Dean Guitars has unveiled two new John Entwistle signature basses at NAMM, named the Spider and the Hybrid. The Spider is a limited edition, where the Hybrid will be a standard model available in a USA model and one presumably built overseas. The John Entwistle Spider is an extremely limited run with only 25 produced worldwide. With it’s angular design...

The Who to Release Previously Unheard Material
New Albums

The Who to Release Previously Unheard Material

A new edition of The Who’s Live at Leeds album will include an unreleased performance from Hull City Hall in February 1970. As it turns out, the Hull concert was set to be the band’s actual release, with the now legendary concert at Leeds University acting as a backup live recording. Unfortunately, John Entwistle’s bass track was missing from the...

John Entwistle: “Summertime Blues” Live Isolated Bass
Bass Videos

John Entwistle: “Summertime Blues” Live Isolated Bass

This is cool… John Entwistle‘s isolated bass track of “Summertime Blues” (with just a touch of vocals spilling over into the bass channel). This is from by The Who.

The Who: My Generation (1967)
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The Who: My Generation (1967)

Here’s a classic clip of The Who performing on September 15, 1967 on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour. The Who was getting into the full swing of destroying equipment on stage by that point, but during this show, added just a bit much to the routine. Drummer Keith Moon detonated his kit at the conclusion of the song, while guitarist...

Concerts & Tours

The Who Tribute to be held at Carnegie Hall

Ever wanted to see some of your favorite players give their own take on the legendary bass lines of the Who’s John Entwistle? Here’s your chance: promoter Michael Dorf will be presenting “The Music of the Who” at Carnegie Hall on March 2, 2010. The event, which benefits six organizations for music education, will feature such artists as Warren Haynes...

Bass Videos

John Entwistle: live solo at Royal Albert Hall

This is a great bass solo by John Entwistle, recorded during a concert with The Who at the Royal Albert Hall in 2000. Entwistle released nine solo albums in his career, in addition to his legendary work with The Who, including Left for Live, which featured guitarist Godfrey Townsend and keyboardist Gordon Cotton and Music From Van-Pires, a soundtrack for...

John Entwistle Bass Book
New Albums

John Entwistle Bass Book

The John Entwistle Bass Book is a new book featuring transcriptions of Entwistle’s amazing bass lines from 19 songs by The Who. Transcriptions are presented in standard notation, tabs, and chord symbols and detailed performance notes are included as well. The 127-page book also contains a section on Entwistle’s career, playing styles and equipment.

News

Buzz Beat for February 16

Playing a little catch up here on bass buzz from around the web… The Grammy Awards revealed more than just this year’s winners. The event proved to be a family affair as we learned that legendary bassist Charlie Haden is Jack Black’s father-in-law. The Jack Black references don’t stop there: after bassist Paul McCartney‘s performance at the Grammys, Black told...