Charlie Watts – Like A Jazzing Stone

This day (June 2, 1941), in London, England, is born Charles Robert Watts a.k.a Charlie Watts, an English drummer, best known as a member of The Rolling Stones.

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Wikipedia : This day (June 2, 1941), in London, England, is born Charles Robert Watts a.k.a Charlie Watts, an English drummer, best known as a member of The Rolling Stones.

@Rolling Stones : He is the heartbeat of The Rolling Stones. Part of the band since the beginning, his work puts the Rhythm in the Stones’ distinctive R ‘n’ B sound.

@allmusic : On first glance, he would seem to be a funny choice to include in a jazz book for he is the longtime drummer of the Rolling Stones.

@last.fm : He is the drummer of The Rolling Stones. He is also a jazz bandleader and commercial artist. Sometimes referred to as “The Wembley Wemmer” when introduced by Mick Jagger during a concert.

@Discogs : Watts got his first drum kit in 1955. In 1961 he met Alexis Korner and became member of Blues Incorporated. In 1963 he joined The Rolling Stones. Watts plays Gretsch drums

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Video : w/ Ben Waters & Dave Green – Uncle In Harlem (2011) . w/ The A,B,C & D Of Boogie Woogie – Live In Paris (2010) . The Rolling Stones – Monkey Man . The Rolling Stones – Paint It Black (2006) . w/ Bernard Fowler – Time After Time . The Rolling Stones – Wild Horses (1995) . The Charlie Watts Quintet – Lover Man (1992) . The Rolling Stones – Happy (1975) .

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