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A Conversation with Charlie Watts (1981)

SKF NOTE: This interview with Charlie Watts took place in Charlie’s New York City hotel room on November 12, 1981. The Rolling Stones were on tour in America. Tina Turner was their opening act. The basic back story to this interview … Continue reading

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Keith Richards Would Never Have Released ‘Satisfaction’

Keith Richards: The truth is if I’d had my way, [Satisfaction] would never have been released (laughs). We were recording in L.A. at the time at RCA and it just tripped off the end of my tongue, as it were, … Continue reading

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Stones Playing Free Concert in Cuba

Mar 1, 2016 MUSIC The Rolling Stones Announce Free Concert in Cuba By MIKE AYERS The Rolling Stones will play a free concert in Havana on March 25. Dubbed the “Concert for Amity,” the show will take place at the … Continue reading

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Keith Richards: The Beat Should Shift, Fly, and Move

SKF NOTE: A couple of useful thoughts on drummers and rhythm from one of the world’s renowned rhythm guitarists. rollingstone.com Keith Richards on Getting Busted, Zeppelin and Stones’ Future “God knows what laboratory made it, but it’s a kind of … Continue reading

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Kenney Jones, Not Charlie, Playing on ‘It’s Only Rock ‘N Roll’

How Kenney Jones Ended Up Playing Drums on the Rolling Stones’ ‘It’s Only Rock ‘N Roll’ By Michael Gallucci August 19, 2015 3:32 PM Did you know that Charlie Watts didn’t play drums on the Rolling Stones‘ 1974 hit “It’s … Continue reading

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Charlie Watts Visits Kansas City’s Jazz Museum

Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts visits KC’s jazz museum Iconic band performs big show Saturday night at Arrowhead Stadium UPDATED 5:31 PM CDT Jun 28, 2015  By Scott McDonnell KANSAS CITY, Mo. —A night after a huge concert at Arrowhead Stadium, … Continue reading

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Charlie Watts’s 74th Birthday: Jazz and a Jam Session

Stones drummer Charlie Watts plays at Dakota Jazz Club The birthday drummer sat in with several Stones sidemen on the song “Ruby Tuesday.” By Jon Bream JUNE 3, 2015 — 12:08AM Charlie Watts …Charlie Watts, the jazz lover, went to … Continue reading

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