ir Mick Jagger has remembered his late bandmate and pal Charlie Watts on the primary anniversary of the drummer’s loss of life.
Watts, who performed in The Rolling Stones for greater than half a century, died on August 24 final yr on the age of 80.
A video shared on Twitter featured the band’s 1974 track Until The Subsequent Goodbye and footage of Sir Mick and Watts collectively through the years.
Sir Mick can be heard saying: “I miss Charlie as a result of he had an awesome sense of humour and out of doors of the band we used to hang around rather a lot and have fascinating occasions.
“We appreciated sport, we might go to soccer, we might go to cricket video games and we’d produce other pursuits other than simply music.
“In fact, I actually miss Charlie a lot.”
His publish prompted followers of the band to share their very own tributes to Watts on-line.
The band have been on the street as a part of their Sixty Tour, and final month performed two gigs as a part of the line-up for British Summer season Time in London’s Hyde Park.
Following Watts’ loss of life, the Stones have been joined by Steve Jordan on drums.
Jordan, 65, was drafted in to play on the Stones’ No Filter tour final yr when Watts was unable to carry out because of well being points.
This yr the BBC additionally marked 60 years of the Stones with a four-part movie sequence titled My Life As A Rolling Stone and produced by Mercury Studios.