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‘This is short, but it needs to be’: Charlie Watts says new tour suits aging Rolling Stones

‘This is short, but it needs to be’: Charlie Watts says new tour suits aging Rolling Stones

Gone are the days when the Rolling Stones mounted globe-trotting, seemingly never-ending tours. And that’s just fine with Charlie Watts, the now-72-year-old founding drummer.

‘Just another band to me’: In a rare talk, Charlie Watts remembers joining the Rolling Stones

‘Just another band to me’: In a rare talk, Charlie Watts remembers joining the Rolling Stones

A rare interview with Charlie Watts finds him ruminating on what makes the Rolling Stones work, five decades in — and his own good fortune to have been there with them for so long.

Jazz drummer Chico Hamilton (1921-2013): An Appreciation

Jazz drummer Chico Hamilton (1921-2013): An Appreciation

NEA jazz master Chico Hamilton, whose career highlights included stints with Lester Young and leading his own celebrated West Coast-jazz band, has died. The legendary drummer was 92.

The Friday Morning Listen: The Rolling Stones – Beggars Banquet (1968)

This week, in further celebration of the Rolling Stones 50th anniversary (or marketing ploy to boost sales of their next greatest hits collection), NPR’s All Things Considered has been airing short interviews with each of the band members

Rolling Stones getting back together to celebrate 50th anniversary — with a commemorative photo book

Fans have been waiting with bated breath for the Rolling Stones to announce plans for a gala 50th anniversary event. The hope, obviously, was for a tour. That hasn’t happened yet. But that doesn’t mean the band won’t be celebrating.

Something Else! Featured Artist: The Rolling Stones

A 50th anniversary tour hasn’t even been confirmed, but already a group billed as the Rolling Stones Liberation Front raised a ruckus about the setlist, backup singers, opening act and Keef’s crazy-ass skull ring. OK, we made one of those up.

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