Charles Robert Watts was an English musician. He was best known as the drummer of the Rolling Stones from 1963 to 2021.

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"When I was a kid I never learned to play. I actually got in bands through watching people play and copying them." -Charlie Watts 


"I never had lessons. I used to try to play records, which I hated doing. Still can't play to them." -Charlie Watts 


"You need better technique than I have to play jazz, but what you have to do is the same thing, isn't it?" -Charlie Watts 


"The world of this is a load of crap. You get all these bloody people, so incredibly sycophantic." -Charlie Watts 


"It's been years and years and years I've been playing the drums, and they're still a challenge. I still enjoy using drumsticks and a snare drum." -Charlie Watts 


"I wanted to play drums because I fell in love with the glitter and the lights, but it wasn't about adulation. It was being up there playing." -Charlie Watts 


"I think you get to a point where you watch something just to enjoy it." -Charlie Watts 

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