Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies at 80

Charlie Watts, legendary drummer for The Rolling Stones, has died at the age of 80.
Watts was one of the longest serving members of the band after joining the band in 1963. His publicist said the musician "passed away peacefully in a London hospital surrounded by his family".

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