John Entwistle’s Isolated Bass Track From ‘Won’t Get Fooled Again’

Published On February 22, 2018 | By Tony Frangis | Evenings

‘Won’t Get Fooled Again’ is arguably the most recognizable song from The Who. The TV show ‘CSI: Miami’ introduced a whole new generation to the whaling vocals of Roger Daltrey, the shredding guitar of Pete Townshend and the animalistic drumming of Keith Moon. Sadly, it seems that John Entwistle’s incredible bass-playing gets lost in the discussion.

That’s why I’m glad this video exists. The track here is from a live performance in 1978. The entire 11-minute video is worth the watch, but feel free to skip to the 2:20 mark for when John really starts to take off with it:

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