Rolling Stones shares musical tribute for late drummer Charlie Watts on social media

Charlie Watts can be seen in several publicity shots from his performance in years

 

Rolling Stones have released a tribute video clip on social media to late drummer Charlie Watts after he died this week at the age of 80 with his family by his side.

 

In a video shared on the social media platform, Twitter on Friday, Watts could be seen in several publicity shots from years gone by as well performing on stage.

 

The video is set to the Stone's song "If You Can’t Rock Me", Watts, who was often introduced as The Wembley Whammer by Mick Jagger during performances, it can be heard describing how Watts has joined the band.

 

He is heard saying, "When the Stones asked me to join they talked in terms of a band, commitment, in other words."

 

The video was jumped to a scene of Watts playing to a huge crowd in London at Wembley Stadium.

 

In a statement after his death this week, his publicist said that with immense sadness they announce the death of beloved Charlie Watts.

 

He passed away peacefully in a London hospital surrounded by wife Shirley Ann Shepherd, their daughter Seraphina, and granddaughter Charlotte and the cause of death was not confirmed.

 

Earlier this month, it was announced that Watts – who starred in the Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, and Ronnie Wood would not be travelling to America with the band on their upcoming tour.

 

The star was earlier diagnosed with throat cancer after a lump was discovered on the side of his neck in 2004.

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