The Rolling Stones may have publicly celebrated their 50th anniversary in 2012, but according to guitarist Keith Richards, the band members themselves count January of 2013 as their real anniversary. That's because in January of 1963, Charlie Watts officially joined the Stones, and he has been a mainstay of the group ever since.
Charlie Watts has never been a flashy drummer. Unlike John Bonham and Keith Moon, he's never spilled all over his kit in a drunken, dangerous tightrope act on the verge of tumbling down on his band. Instead, Watts has quietly anchored the Rolling Stones for 50 years, serving as their terrific rhythm section's key component, a s
The good news is that the Rolling Stones members are definitely spending a lot of time together in each other's orbit, but they may not exactly be on the same page. After guitarist Keith Richards stated earlier this week that the band had been rehearsing for what will likely be their 50th Anniversary Tour, drummer Charlie Watts had a different version of what's going on.
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts has put another nail in the coffin of plans for the legendary band to play the London Olympics this summer. The 70-year-old tells the London Telegraph that he was never a fan of that idea. Pink Floyd and the surviving members of the Beatles have also shot down rumors of their potential reunions at the worldwide sporting competition over the past months.
Happy 71st birthday to Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts! Despite being in one of the biggest bands in rock 'n' roll history, the stylish stickman has managed to live a relatively quiet life outside of the spotlight. But that doesn't mean it hasn't been filled with its share of interesting