Charlie Watts: Full Wattage Powerhouse and Ultimate Rock and Roll Gentleman.
Charlie was the overdriven 500 watt powerhouse of the Rolling Stones sound. Charlie had that primal beat, that jazz syncopation. Charlie had the restraint and the energy, the power and the absolute glory. The energy of his percussive forefathers ran through the sinews of his arms, and that correct and delicate hold on the drum […]More
Eazy Sleazy: Mick Jagger and Grohl
Mick Jagger is 77 years old and somehow miraculously sounds exactly as powerful, strong and tuneful as he did in the seventies. There is no hint at all of his voice deteriorating, no old-man quaver, not even a hint. Mick found the fountain of youth and I wish he would share the secret. I am […]More