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Charlie Watts was born on 2 June, 1941, in Bloomsbury, London. His real name was Charles Robert Watts.
In 1955, at the age of 14, Charlie got his first drum kit, which was given to him by his parents.
Charlie Watts was an English musician and rose to international fame as the drummer of the Rolling Stones (1963-2021).
He also worked as the graphics designer at "Charlie Daniels Studios," an advertising company.
Before becoming a member of the Rolling Stones, Charlie Watts was a member of a blues band called
Charlie Watts was nicknamed "The Wembley Whammer" by Mick Jagger.
He was inducted into the "Rock and Roll Hall of Fame" in 1989 and into the UK Music Hall of Fame in 2004.
Since 1963, Charlie has appeared on every album released by The Rolling Stones. He performed his final show with the group on August 30, 2019.
In 1991, he also formed a jazz quintet called the "Charlie Watts Quintet." The quintet mainly focused on jazz music, showcasing his passion for the genre.
Apart from the Rolling Stones, Charlie also had a successful solo career, in which he released 5 studio albums & 5 live albums.
Charlie Watts died on 24 August 2021, at 80. He had a wealth of $250 million at the time he died.
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