Charlie Watts, best known as the prolific drummer for the rock band the Rolling Stones for more than half a century, has died. He was 80.
A representative for Watts said the musician “passed away peacefully in a London hospital earlier today surrounded by his family.”
No cause of death was given yet.
The publicist said: “Charlie was a cherished husband, father and grandfather and also as a member of The Rolling Stones one of the greatest drummers of his generation.”
Rock Confidential sends our condolences to Charlie’s family, friends, and fans.
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Rolling Stones Drummer Charlie Watts, Dead At 80