Rolling Stars Drummer Charlie Watts Dies At 80
On 24 August 2021, Charles Robert passed away at the age of 80. He was an English drummer who achieved international fame as a drummer for the Rolling Stones. He has been in association with the band since January 1963 and in left until 2021. Their band considers him as a cherished husband, father, and grandfather. They also considered him as one of the greatest drummers of his generation. Many stars like Beatles’ Sir Paul MC Carney and Sir Ringo Starr and Sir Elton John gave their tribute to him. A week ago, an announcement was made public that watts would miss the band’s US tour dates to recover from an unspecified medical procedure. He passed away in London hospital peacefully on Tuesday, surrounded by his family. In 2016, Watts was ranked 12th in the Rolling Stones magazine’s list of the hundred greatest drummers of all time. Sir Paul described Watts as” a lovely guy” and a “fantastic drummer” who was “steady as a rock”.
Sir Elton tweeted, “A very sad day. Charlie Watts was an ultimate drummer. The most stylish of the men and such brilliant company”. Brian Wilson tweets that he was shocked to hear the news about Watts, who is a great drummer. Queen guitarist Brian May put on Instagram, “He was the nicest guy you could ever meet and such a pillar of the strength for the Rolling Stones- to him, he bought a touch of jazz and a mountain of pure class”.
I’m just shocked to hear about Charlie Watts. I don’t know what to say, I feel terrible for Charlie’s family. Charlie was a great drummer and I loved the Stones music, they made great records. Love & Mercy. pic.twitter.com/C4q2zXvVKo
— Brian Wilson (@BrianWilsonLive) August 24, 2021
Condolences to his family and the band.