Rolling Stones pay tribute to Charlie Watts

Rolling Stones pay tribute to Charlie Watts
From left, Charlie Watts, Ronnie Wood, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones on April 4, 2016, in London. - Ian West/Zuma Press/TNS

The Rolling Stones tweeted a video compilation honoring drummer Charlie Watts. who died Tuesday in a London hospital. The montage shows Watts through various stages of his career with the band, dating back to 1963. Watts, whose steady hands and calm demeanor allowed for superstars Mick Jagger and Keith Richards to soak up the spotlight, was 80. The tribute ends with a still photo of Watts’ drum set with a shop sign reading “Closed” hanging from one of its stands. That was also the image Richards shared on the day Watts died. Watts announced earlier this month that he would not be joining the S...

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