John Entwistle The Who Autographed Too Late the Hero 7 single Limited Edition
Entwistle (9 October 1944 – 27 June 2002). An English singer, songwriter, composer, musician and music producer. In a music career that spanned more than 40 years. Entwistle was best known as the original bass guitarist for the English rock band the Who. He was the only member of the band to have had musical training. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Who in 1990. Entwistle’s instrumental method used pentatonic lead lines. A then unusual treble rich sound (“full treble, full volume”) created by round wound Rotosound steel bass strings. Nicknamed “The Ox” and “Thunderfingers”.
Voted as the greatest bass guitarist of all time in a Rolling Stone mag reader’s poll in 2011. Not to mention The Biography Channel states Entwistle is considered by many to be the best rock bass guitarist that ever lived. According to the Bio Channel. Likewise Considered by many to be the best rock bass guitarist that ever lived. Considered to have done for the bass what Jimi Hendrix did for the guitar.
Too Late the Hero is the fifth solo studio album by English singer-songwriter John Entwistle, bassist for The Who. ATCO Records Release (his first and last album that was to be released on that label) in the United States; and his own company WEA in the United Kingdom and other releases in different countries. Furthermore, The album was his only solo album of the 1980s and his last album to chart, (although he had tried to release The Rock in 1986)
The album features well-known musicians Joe Walsh on lead guitar, Billy Nicholls singing backing vocals, and Joe Vitale behind the drums.