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AUDIO: Charlie Watts (1997)

Robin Eggar, Rock's Backpages Audio, September 1997

The beloved Stones drummer talks about marrying — and being kept sane by — Shirley Watts; and about getting into jazz in his London youth; maintaining the separation between the Stones and his home life; keeping horses; his love of Stravinsky, Picasso and Duke Ellington; becoming a drummer; his passion for clothes; touring; his lost drug-and-drink years; grandfatherhood; and recording new Stones album Bridges to Babylon.


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