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John Entwistle

John Entwistle: Rigor Mortis Sets In (1LP Orange Vinyl)

John Entwistle: Rigor Mortis Sets In (1LP Orange Vinyl)

John Entwistle

  1. Gimme That Rock N' Roll
  2. Mr. Bass Man
  3. Do The Dangle
  4. Hound Dog
  5. Made In Japan
  6. My Wife
  7. Roller Skate Kate
  8. Peg Leg Peggy
  9. Lucille
  10. Big Black Cadillac

About this release

As The Who navigated their incendiary path through the sixties, John Entwistle (nick-named The Ox) showed that he was a talented songwriter as well as being a formidable musician. Whilst no doubt thrilled to be the bass guitarist of such a successful band, Entwistle had voiced his discontent to others within the greater Who family about the lack of outlets for his songs, and this perhaps informed the decision for their label, Track Records, to sanction a recording budget for a solo album. The first two albums sold well enough to merit a return to the recording studio for a third album.

Entwistle’s third solo album, released in May 1973, was dedicated to rock ‘n’ roll. It features several rock ‘n’ roll covers (“Hound Dog”, “Lucille” and “Mr Bass Man” ) as well as John’s own take on the genre. It also features his own version of his Who classic “My Wife”.

Pressed on 140 gram orange vinyl, and housed in the original gatefold sleeve design, this is its first time on vinyl since 1974.