John Entwistle Autographs The Who signed music memorabilia
Authentic John Entwistle Autographs The Who signed music memorabilia. Genuine autographed memorabilia from John Entwistle.
John Alec Entwistle (9 October 1944 – 27 June 2002) was an English musician, songwriter and bassist for the rock band The Who. Nicknamed “The Ox” and “Thunderfingers“, Entwistle’s music career spanned over four decades. He was the band’s only member with formal musical training and also provided backing and occasional lead vocals. Entwistle, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Who in 1990.
Renowned for his musical abilities, Entwistle’s instrumental approach used pentatonic lead lines and a then-unusual treble-rich sound (“full treble, full volume”). Voted as the greatest bassist of all time in a 2011 Rolling Stone magazine readers’ poll and in its special “100 Greatest Bass Players” issue in 2017, Bass Player magazine named Entwistle at number seven.
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Entwistle died in Room 658 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Paradise, Nevada, on 27 June 2002, one day before the scheduled first show of the Who’s 2002 United States tour. He was 57 years old. Additionally, Entwistle had gone to bed that night with Alycen Rowse, a local stripper and groupie; who awoke the next morning to find John Entwistle signed memorabilia cold and unresponsive. In Addition, The Clark County medical examiner determined that his death was due to a heart attack induced by an undetermined amount of cocaine. Entwistle already had severe heart disease and usually smoked 20 cigarettes a day.
Entwistle had undergone a medical examination for insurance purposes before the Who’s 2002 tour started. Then again, the exam revealed high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels. Furthermore, John Entwistle autographs, authorised biographer Paul Rees has suggested that a more detailed physical examination; would have revealed that three of his arteries blocked and necessitated surgery.
His funeral, held at St Edward’s Church in Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire, England, on 10 July 2002. Also, his body was cremated and his ashes were buried privately on the grounds of his mansion, Quarwood. A memorial service held on 24 October at St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, London. Besides, Entwistle signed memorabilia, huge collection of guitars and basses auctioned at Sotheby’s in London by his son; Christopher, to meet anticipated taxes on his father’s estate.
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On Pete Townshend‘s website, Townshend and Roger Daltrey published a tribute, saying, “The Ox has left the building — we’ve lost another great friend. Thanks for your support and love. Pete and Roger.”
Entwistle’s mansion, Quarwood, and some of his personal effects were later sold off to meet the demands of the Inland Revenue; he had worked for the agency from 1962–1963 as a tax officer; before being demoted to filing clerk, prior to joining the Who.
Besides, One aspect of Entwistle’s life emerged after his death that came as a surprise; even to those closest to him, including the members of the Who autographs. “It wasn’t until the day of his funeral that I discovered; that he’d spent most of his life as a Freemason”, said Pete Townshend.
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