People: Jul. 15, 2002

...AND THE BAND PLAYED ON

Shortly after John Entwistle died in his sleep at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, fans began calling to book the room where the bassist for the Who spent his final night. In light of such macabre tributes, the decision by ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSHEND, the band's surviving members, to go ahead with a planned tour just days after Entwistle's death seemed relatively tasteful. That decision was questioned by some who thought it inappropriate to strike up the band so quickly. After canceling two dates and recruiting bassist Pino Palladino, they opened at the...

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