Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones is the subject of an upcoming biography, created with the approval of the late drummer’s family and his bandmates. Keith Richards and Mick Jagger both wrote a foreword to the project, which is titled: Charlie’s Good Tonight: The Life, the Times, and the Rolling Stones: The Authorized Biography of Charlie Watts† It’s by Paul Sexton and it’s coming out October 11. Find more information through Harper Collins.
Watts died unexpectedly in August 2021 at the age of 80. A few weeks earlier, he had withdrawn from the Rolling Stones’ fall tour of the United States due to a medical procedure. The band continued down the road as planned, with Steve taking in Jordan Watts.
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