That Grantmaker Plays a Mean Bass Guitar

Dec 14, 2015 12:00 PM ET

My only disappointment was that they didn’t smash a guitar.

Actually, looking back, I’m glad they didn’t. That would have been wasteful, and such destructive behavior really wasn’t as “cool” in their later years. The Who could still put on an incredible concert though.

This was all back in 2000. I was 14 years old and was about to see my favorite band for the first time. The show was as good as it gets, and my favorite part was watching and hearing John Entwistle’s bass solo in the middle of “Won’t Get Fooled Again.” He was remarkable, and that would be the last tour he performed before passing away. I’ll always remember it.

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Valerie Bennett
Ray C. Anderson Foundation
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