#021 John Entwistle (The Who) 1996

A never before published interview with John Entwistle, bassist for The Who, from 1996.


In this episode, we have the great singer-songwriter, John Prine. At the time of this interview in 1997, Prine was 50 years old and was out on tour with Los Lobos. In the interview, Prine talks about his record label, Oh Boy, his Indiana connections, touring, and his yet-to-be-made duet album.


In the interview Entwistle talks about:

  • Why he picked up the bass
  • His sometimes forgotten contributions to The Who’s music
  • How he made his first bass
  • How he mistakenly developed his bass-playing style
  • If he admires any other bass players
  • His thoughts on Tommy the broadway show
  • What he thinks about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • The backstory of his hearing problem (It wasn’t from concerts)
  • He indulges Marc and states five of his best songs
  • His cartoon character art


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