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Rockin' Roller...<br />
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This garish looking estate car may not look too 'rock n' roll' but it was actually built for the late The Who guitarist John Entwistle.<br />
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The Rolls Royce Shooting Break had an elongated back so aristocrats could ferry hunting parties around their country estate in style in the 1960s and 70s.<br />
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The luxury British car makers never made an estate version so rich owners commissioned specialist coachbuilders to extend the body work in order to have one.<br />
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Despite his rock n' roll lifestyle and drug use, Entwhistle lived in a country mansion in Gloucestershire and had the estate car for his large pack of Irish wolfhounds.<br />
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After his untimely death in 2002 from a heart attack induced by cocaine, his 1980 Rolls Royce Silver Shadow was sold by his ex-wife Maxine.