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Charlie Watts

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The Rolling Stone Charlie Watts Takes Over Mansion of First Archbishop of Canterbury!

Report and Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, 20 January 1968

A ROLLING STONE, having rolled, has come to rest in a magnificent, centuries old manor house, just outside Lewes in Sussex, which was reputedly used ...

Charlie Watts: "The One-Off Merchant"

Interview by Lon Goddard, Record Mirror, 18 October 1969

"I'M BASICALLY lazy," said Charlie. “I've never found something I really wanted to do outside the Stones. I know it must sound boring, but it's ...

The Back Line: Bill Wyman and Charlie Watts

Report and Interview by John Pidgeon, Creem, November 1978

IN A SMOKY CUTTING ROOM on Sunset Boulevard, the entire history of rock and roll flashed before my eyes: Elvis, Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly, Little ...

Charlie Watts Big Band: Ronnie Scott's, London

Live Review by Brian Case, Melody Maker, 30 November 1985


Charlie Watts: The Rock

Interview by Robert Sandall, MOJO, May 1994

INTERVIEWS WITH CHARLIE WATTS were once memorably described as being "as rare as rocking horse shit". Like many of the jazz players he admires so ...

Charlie Watts: Take me back to Birdland

Interview by David Sinclair, The Times, 7 June 1996

David Sinclair meets Rolling Stone Charlie Watts in his other incarnation — as a jazzman ...

Ten Questions for Charlie Watts

Interview by Chris Ingham, MOJO, July 1996

Long Ago And Far Away, standards performed by jazz quintet, string orchestra and vocalist, sounds like a continuation of your last album, Warm And Tender. ...

Charlie Watts: The Esquire Interview

Interview by Robin Eggar, Esquire, June 1998

Emotional rescueI'VE MADE more of a mess of my Toronto hotel room in 30 minutes than Charlie Watts has after three weeks in his suite. ...

The Beat Goes On: Charlie Watts and the Great Jazz Drummers

Interview by Jon Newey, Jazzwise, July 2000

Rolling Stone Charlie Watts is not a typical jazz drummer. His previous solo albums have touched on the legacy of Charlie Parker and his new ...

Charlie Watts: Proper Charlie

Profile and Interview by Barbara Ellen, The Observer, 9 July 2000

Charlie Watts has always marched to a different drum than the rest of the Rolling Stones. He has been happily married for 36 years, he ...

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