john entwistle, the who, top 5

Top Fives: John Entwistle Edition

Top 5 Who Songs Sung by John:
Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (I love this one so much, don’t judge)
Boris the Spider (obvi)
The Quiet One
Trick of the Light
-I know it’s kind of a stretch, but A Quick One because John’s falsetto at the end is too. much.
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Nikki’s Top 5 Favorite Johnfacts:
-He had a thing for Irish wolfhounds (bonus pics).
-He played the trumpet & french horn – all of the brass parts you hear in The Who’s songs were arranged/played by John.
-He was blonde but dyed his hair black throughout the 60s-70s.
-He and Keith were BFFs (more bonus pics).
-He did the cover art for The Who By Numbers. More of his drawings are here, along with a funny autobio that he wrote just days before he died. :(

Top 5 “John DGAF” Moments:

– The skeleton suit, an excellent example of “John does whatever the f@*& he wants”:

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– The entire Smothers Brothers performance, but especially around this part:

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– His bass-playing on The Real Me (UNREAL):

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– The rogue lick at 0:23, and also the 2:40 mark of this video, when the rest of the band has finished and John just thunders away:

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– And finally, this little montage:

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Conclusion: John Entwistle is my favorite.
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