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ROLLING STONES QUOTES -Charlie Watts on his early days in the Stones: “While they were all going on about John Lee Hooker and…”

Charlie Watts on his early days in the Stones:
“While they were all going on about John Lee Hooker and all these other marvelous people like Muddy Waters, I’d be putting Charlie Parker and Sonny Rollins in. That’s what I was into when I joined the Rolling Stones, that’s what I used to listen to. Keith taught me to listen to Elvis Presley, because Elvis was someone I never bloody liked or listened to. Obviously, I’d heard ‘Hound Dog’ and all that, but to listen to him properly, Keith was the one who taught me.”

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