Might be ’67 but today it’s 76
Because it’s Charlie Watts’ 76th birthday
I reckon Charlie’s a cracker – he’s the only really famous rock & roller I’ve ever met – it was pretty brief, but he was delightful. More than that, however, I love his drumming. I don’t know much about drumming (but I know what I like) and from the mid ’60s guys’ I generally prefer those with some jazz credentials like Charlie, Mitch Mitchell, Chicken Hirsch of Country Joe & the Fish** (etc), to the beat, big beat and MONSTER beat guys.
So Happy Birthday Charlie.
** Who was the guy with glasses who played with Brian Auger Trinity and Jeff Beck?