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8/24/21-Charlie Watts dies

(CNN) Charlie Watts, the unassuming son of a truck driver who gained global fame as the drummer for the Rolling Stones, has died. He was 80. ''It is with immense sadness that we announce the death of our beloved Charlie Watts. He passed away peacefully in a London hospital earlier today surrounded by his family," his spokesperson said Tuesday in an emailed statement to CNN. "Charlie was a cherished husband, […]

todayAugust 24, 2021

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7/4/21-Mick Jagger’s no book

Source: music-news.com Mick Jagger's ghostwriter Barry Coleman quit after an "awful experience" trying to write his memoirs 30 years ago. Coleman took over when the original writer quit and now reveals he spent two terrible weeks trying to work with the reluctant Rolling Stones star, who abandoned the project and repaid his $1 million-plus advance from publishing firm Weidenfeld & Nicolson. Jagger has since explained he found the process of […]

todayJuly 4, 2021

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4/17/21-Mick Jagger on Corona

  Source: music-news.com Sir Mick Jagger thinks he's been "very lucky" amid the coronavirus lockdown. The 77-year-old star counts himself as incredibly fortunate, as he's been able to live very comfortably during the global health crisis. He said: "You have to be patient, learn self-reliance ... but all these things, as I say for me ... I'm very lucky. I don't have the problems of living, say in a small […]

todayApril 17, 2021

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9/5/20-Stones 60th!

Source: music-news.com The Rolling Stones planning a huge gig to celebrate their 60th anniversary in 2022 The rockers - Sir Mick Jagger, 77, Keith Richards, 76, Ronnie Wood, 73 and Charlie Watts, 79 - have no plans to retire and Keith hopes they will all still be playing together in two years to celebrate the milestone. He told Rolling Stone magazine: "You might call it a habit. I mean, that's […]

todaySeptember 5, 2020

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4/25/20-Beatles vs Stones

Mick Jagger is amused whenever Paul McCartney insists The Beatles were better than the Rolling Stones because he is adamant there is no comparison. The age-old question is one that has entertained music fans for decades, and McCartney recently reignited the debate by claiming the Fab Four's wider appeal made them the superior group. "(The Stones) are rooted in the blues," the Hey Jude hit maker recently told U.S. shock […]

todayApril 25, 2020

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3/19/20-Stones Tour News

Source: music-news.com Sir Mick Jagger says The Rolling Stones are 'raring to get back on stage' when it's safe to do so. The rockers have been forced to postpone their North America 'No Filter Tour' date due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the 76-year-old front man - who underwent heart valve surgery last year - says whilst they can't wait to perform again, everyone's health is a "priority". In a […]

todayMarch 18, 2020

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2/27/20-Bon Jovi on Mick

Source: music-news.com Jon Bon Jovi wishes Sir Mick Jagger would 'retire' so he knows when he can call it a day The Bon Jovi frontman admitted he is "in awe" of The Rolling Stones singer for still rocking out on stage in his 70s, but joked that he wants the 76-year-old music legend to hurry up and quit touring, so he knows when he can hang up his own microphone. […]

todayFebruary 27, 2020

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9/4/19-Ronnie Wood/Chuck Berry

Source: music-news.com Ronnie Wood is releasing an album dedicated to Chuck Berry. The Rolling Stones were majorly influenced by the late rock legend and their 1963 debut single was even a cover version of his hit 'Come On'. Ronnie might not have joined the band as bassist until 1975, but he has long been a fan of Chuck. Now he's recorded some of his best songs and even a tribute […]

todaySeptember 4, 2019

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4/2/19-Mick Jagger: Heart Surgery

(CNN) Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger is set to undergo heart surgery this week, a source close to the band tells CNN. The source said the surgery is to replace a valve in his heart. A representative for Jagger declined further comment to CNN. The news comes three days after The Rolling Stones postponed their North American tour that was set to kick off on April 20 in Miami Gardens, […]

todayApril 2, 2019

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