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Charlie Watts RIP

Postby Matt Wilson » 24 Aug 2021, 17:38

https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity- ... g-24829731

Can anyone else confirm? This was declared a hoax yesterday.

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Re: Charlie Watts RIP

Postby Matt Wilson » 24 Aug 2021, 17:39

OMG, three other people just started threads.

How come you can't delete posts like in the good old days?

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Re: Charlie Watts RIP

Postby Positive Passion » 24 Aug 2021, 17:44

It is on the Beeb website

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Re: Charlie Watts RIP

Postby slightbreeze » 24 Aug 2021, 17:56

Matt Wilson wrote:OMG, three other people just started threads.

How come you can't delete posts like in the good old days?

I tried. Looks like we all hit the send button at same time

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Re: Charlie Watts RIP

Postby Samoan » 24 Aug 2021, 18:00

Positive Passion wrote:It is on the Beeb website


https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-58316842
Nonsense to the aggressiveness, I've seen more aggression on the my little pony message board......I mean I was told.

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Re: Charlie Watts RIP

Postby Matt Wilson » 24 Aug 2021, 18:09

The amazing thing, to me anyway, is that there hasn't been a death in the Stones camp since Brian in 1969. Unless Stu counts.

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Re: Charlie Watts RIP

Postby Mike Boom » 24 Aug 2021, 18:13

Very sad , one of the greats. RIP Charlie

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Re: Charlie Watts RIP

Postby GoogaMooga » 24 Aug 2021, 18:23

Stu counts. But was it Keith who once commented, "When Charlie goes, that's it". It's over. One year short of their 60th. He was the backbone of The Rolling Stones. RIP
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Re: Charlie Watts RIP

Postby Your Friendly Neighbourhood Postman » 24 Aug 2021, 18:26

Mike Boom wrote:Very sad , one of the greats. RIP Charlie


Couldn't agree more. And: as for me, Charlie was not only one of very few really cool characters in all of rock & jazz, nothing of his attitude ever was a kind of 'theatre', 'pretending', whatever term one chooses. A unique personality, a gentleman, and he is not with us any more.

Rest in peace, mr. Watts.
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Re: Charlie Watts RIP

Postby Six String » 24 Aug 2021, 20:19

What an absolute perfect drummer he was for the band. He was the coolest one in the band. He must have been more ill than was let on when they announced he wouldn’t tour. The band really needs to hang it up now although I get why they might want to do the upcoming tour. They were the last stadium tour I saw in 1989.
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Re: Charlie Watts RIP

Postby C » 24 Aug 2021, 21:37

Bloody hell - I’ve just seen this!

Sad news

A good life though




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Re: Charlie Watts RIP

Postby Snarfyguy » 24 Aug 2021, 23:40

It's very sad to no longer live in the same world as Charlie Watts.
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Re: Charlie Watts RIP

Postby trans-chigley express » 25 Aug 2021, 05:33

I always thought he'd outlive the rest of the Stones.

RIP

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Re: Charlie Watts RIP

Postby Rorschach » 25 Aug 2021, 06:58

:(

Bollocks.
Bugger off.

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Re: Charlie Watts RIP

Postby Your Friendly Neighbourhood Postman » 25 Aug 2021, 08:17

Found this photo in a tribute to Charlie in Dutch newspaper Het Parool. I love it:

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Re: Charlie Watts RIP

Postby C » 25 Aug 2021, 16:51

This is more like it!

Nice little interview at the end - he talks about Miles Davis







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Re: Charlie Watts RIP

Postby robertff » 25 Aug 2021, 17:36

Very sad about this, Charlie and the Stones have been with me since they started and have been my favourites for so many years. I for one am glad they continued, even when so many seemed to want them to stop. Will they continue without Charlie? I would think so given that, apparently, he has already given his blessing to Steve Jordon for the new tour., I wouldn't mind betting that that will continue.

You had a great innings Charlie, thanks for the memories. R.I.P.


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Re: Charlie Watts RIP

Postby robertff » 25 Aug 2021, 17:37

Your Friendly Neighbourhood Postman wrote:Found this photo in a tribute to Charlie in Dutch newspaper Het Parool. I love it:

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Is it just me or has Keith got something odd on his ear?


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Re: Charlie Watts RIP

Postby GoogaMooga » 25 Aug 2021, 20:49

Looks like a hearing aid.
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Re: Charlie Watts RIP

Postby John aka Josh » 26 Aug 2021, 00:04

C wrote:This is more like it!

Nice little interview at the end - he talks about Miles Davis







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Most enjoyable, thanks.
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