‘Not just a drummer – a genre’: Stewart Copeland and Max Weinberg on Charlie Watts | Charlie Watts

[ad_1] Stewart Copeland, the Police I’m an early-period Stones fan, and not so much because of losing interest in them, but because when you’re 16, music is 100 times more important – and the Rolling Stones were right there when I was 16. Humans are sort of like ducks. A duck comes out of the … Read more

Charlie Watts: the calm, brilliant eye of the Rolling Stones’ rock’n’roll storm | Charlie Watts

[ad_1] By any standards, Charlie Watts was an unlikely candidate for rock stardom. He was quiet, drily funny and unfailingly modest, characteristics theoretically better suited to his initial profession as a graphic designer than the scream-rent world of 60s pop. Furthermore, by his own admission, he didn’t particularly care from rock’n’roll (“I didn’t know anything … Read more