John Entwistle, bass player for The Who performs at a concert at the Madison Square Garden in New York City, 10/3/00 . Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images.

John Entwistle would’ve celebrated his 77th birthday on October 9.

The Who’s iconic bassist would go on to influence countless bass players that followed him and leave a void in The Who that would never be replaced.

In honor of his birthday, here’s a selection of classic photos from his career and life.

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