Rolling Stones share video tribute to their late drummer, Charlie Watts

The Rolling Stones have shared a video tribute to their late drummer Charlie Watts, who passed away last week at the age of 80.

The two-minute video features a selection of clips and images of Watts throughout his near 60-year tenure with the rock legends, accompanied by the Stones’ “If You Can’t Rock Me,” the opening song from their 1974 album “It’s Only Rock ’N’ Roll.” The tribute includes Watts’ memories of how he joined the band in January 1963, and Jagger is seen introducing Watts in a Stones gig at Wembley, using his occasional nickname “the Wembley whammer.”

The Stones are due to start the new leg of their rescheduled ‘No Filter’ tour on September 26 in St. Louis, with Watts’ friend, seasoned drummer and producer Steve Jordan.

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