Jah Wobble / Holger Czukay / Jaki Liebezeit

Biography

John Wardle, 1958, Stepney, London, England. An innovative bass player, Wobble began his career with Public Image Limited. Previously he had been known as one of the ‘four Johns’ who hung around Malcolm McLaren’s ‘Sex’ boutique, and adopted his unusual moniker following a drunken remark by Sid Vicious. Heavily influenced by the experimental rhythms of bands like Can, Wobble’s input to PiL’s Metal Box collection inspired in turn many novice post-punk bass... Read more

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