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Charlie Watts: Proper Charlie

Barbara Ellen, The Observer, 9 July 2000

Charlie Watts has always marched to a different drum than the rest of the Rolling Stones. He has been happily married for 36 years, he had a drug habit when the others had quit, and a pathological fear of screaming girls. Now he has returned to his other first love, the drummers of the bebop era.

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