Charlie Watts

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Rolling Stones review – a funky, heavy first show without Charlie Watts
The Dome at America’s Center, St Louis, Missouri
The veteran rockers return to the road with an emotional tribute to their longtime drummer and a reinvigorated sense of purpose

Edward Helmore

27, Sep, 2021 @4:23 PM

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Charlie Watts showed us how a man could be – cool, modest and always classy | Barbara Ellen
In the ego-riddled world of rock’n’roll, the Rolling Stones drummer was the model of a grown-up

Barbara Ellen

29, Aug, 2021 @7:30 AM

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It’s never boring at the barber’s when aliens and cryptocurrency are involved | Tim Adams
One was abducted and never fancied football afterwards, while the latest waxes eloquently about bitcoin and Elon Musk

Tim Adams

28, Aug, 2021 @4:30 PM

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‘Not just a drummer – a genre’: Stewart Copeland and Max Weinberg on Charlie Watts
The Police and Bruce Springsteen drummers share memories of their late Rolling Stones counterpart, explaining his technical brilliance, his verve – and his clothes-folding skills

As told to Ben Beaumont-Thomas

26, Aug, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Charlie Watts: a rock’n’roll legend whose true love was jazz
He may have backed the world’s most successful rock band, but the late drummer worshipped his jazz heroes through big bands and other projects

Richard Williams

25, Aug, 2021 @11:05 AM

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Charlie Watts: the calm, brilliant eye of the Rolling Stones’ rock’n’roll storm
Unruffled amid excess, personality clashes and musical disputes, the Rolling Stones’ exceptional drummer used technique to deepen the meaning and power of their songs

Alexis Petridis

24, Aug, 2021 @7:49 PM

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Charlie Watts obituary
Dapper and elegant drummer who was the rock-steady heartbeat of the Rolling Stones

Adam Sweeting

24, Aug, 2021 @7:39 PM

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The Rolling Stones: Living in a Ghost Town review – their best new song in years
Referencing the coronavirus crisis over sleazy dub-influenced backing, this is a light, trim and relevant sound for the Stones

Alexis Petridis

23, Apr, 2020 @5:37 PM

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The Rolling Stones release Living In a Ghost Town, first original music since 2012
Mick Jagger says new single will ‘resonate through the times we’re living in’ and references coronavirus crisis with the lyric: ‘Life was so beautiful, then we all got locked down’

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

23, Apr, 2020 @4:07 PM

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The Rolling Stones' Beggars Banquet: Michael Joseph's best photograph
‘When I told the caretaker of the house the Stones were a bit wild, he asked if there would be any naked ladies – because they charged £10 extra for that’

Interview by Henry Yates

17, Oct, 2019 @5:01 AM

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Rolling Stones review – swaggering into their second childhood
With Mick Jagger’s recent heart operation clearly a success, the Stones sound better than they have in years

Edward Helmore

06, Aug, 2019 @8:53 AM

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Sharp suits, thin ties and the coolest musicians on Earth: Jazz 625 is back!
It was a piece of black and white magic, a perfect fusion of sound and music boasting Dizzy Gillespie, Duke Ellington – and lots of smoke. Can the landmark TV show now bewitch a new generation of fans?

Richard Williams

29, Apr, 2019 @1:43 PM

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