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Charlie Watts

"Don’t ever call me your fucking drummer! You’re my fucking singer!" (Charlie to Mick, Amsterdam, mid-80's)

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Charlie & Shirley after buying Endel, Emilda and Maesta: $361,000

This picture by courtesy of Dr. Bill Pietruszka J

Charlie Watts is recording for the upcoming Chico Hamilton album, to be released June 12, 2001

Check Audio clips of the Charlie Watts - Jim Keltner Album and buy it!

Also check this great interview by Luxuria

While we scan better pictures and add bibliography and other stuff, here you have his participation as a session musician and his own

Discography

The Following is a compilation of all Charlie Watts recording sessions that were released sorted alphabetically; the date is release date. At the end you will find some of Charlie's engineering works.

By Gerardo Liedo and Terry Hounsome (see Credits and Sources below)

Group/Artist

Album

Year

Notes or other musicians in the album

B.B. King

Deuces Wild

1997

With Mick Jagger (Harmonica and Vocals), Keith Richards, Ron Wood and Darryl Jones on one track: "Paying the Cost to be the Boss". Other musicians include Eric Clapton, Bonnie Raitt, Joe Cocker, Dr. John, Pink Floyd's David Gilmour, Van Morrison, Tracy Chapman, and Willie Nelson. A must for a Rolling Stone collector.

Berry, Diddley, Waters, Wolf

London Blues Festivals 1970-1972

1998

In addition to Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf also Bill Wyman, Rory Gallagher, Steve Winwood, Eric Clapton, Klaus Voormann and Hubert Sumlin.

Blues Band

These kind of Blues

1988

With Ian Stewart (Of course recorded before his death)

Blues Incorporated

Blues Incorporated - Alexis Korner All Stars

1969

With Mick Jagger, Alexis Korner, Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker

End

Introspection

1969

With Nicky Hopkins and Bill Wyman

Marianne Faithfull

A Perfect Stranger

1998

With Keith Richards, Ron Wood, Steve Winwood, Morris Pert, Garth Hudson.

Howlin' Wolf

London Sessions

1971

With Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr, Klaus Voormann, Ian Stewart, Steve Winwood, Bill Wyman

 

London Revisited

1974

With Bill Wyman, Chester Burnett, Jeffrey M Carp and Hubert Sumlin

 

See Muddy & The Wolf below

 

 

Jamming With Edward

Jamming With Edward

1972

Charlie is co-author of all tracks except Elmore James' "It hurts me too" A great jam with Mick Jagger, Bill Wyman, Nicky Hopkins and Ry Cooder. Recorded during spare time in the Let it Bleed Sessions.

Brian Knight and Dark Horse

Brian Knight and Dark Horse

1980

With Peter Green, Ian Stewart, Geoff Bradford, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Geraint Watkins, Charlie Ha and of course Brian Knight.

Alexis Korner

Bootleg Him

1972

With Ginger Baker, Jack Bruce, Robert Plant and many more.

 

Rocket 88

1981

With Ian Stewart and Jack Bruce.

Ronnie Lane

The Ronnie Lane A.R.M.S. Concert

1984

With Bill Wyman, Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Kenny Jones, Steve Winwood and Andy Fairweather Low and more friends.

People Band

People Band

1970

 

Rocket 88

Rocket 88

1981

With Ian Stewart and Jack Bruce.

Rolling Stones

All recordings audio and video.

 

 

Leon Russell

Leon Russell

1970

With Eric Clapton, Merry Clayton, Joe Cocker, George Harrison, Chris Stainton, Ringo Starr, Klaus Voormann, Steve Winwood, Bill Wyman

Ben Sidran

Feel you Groove

1971

With Jim Keltner, Peter Frampton and Bob Scaggs

Pete Townshend & Ronnie Lane

Rough Mix

1977

With Eric Clapton, Boz Burrell, Mel Collins, John Entwistle and Ian Stewart

Muddy Waters & Howlin' Wolf

Muddy & The Wolf

1982

He plays on side B (The Wolf) with Eric Clapton, Hubert Sumlin, Ian Stewart, Steve Winwood, Bill Wyman

Charlie Watts (Quintet/Orchestra)

Live Fulham Town Hall

1986

Debut album. With Jack Bruce on Cello. A Jazz album with seven trumpeters, four trombones, three altoists, six tenors, a baritonist, a clarinetist, two vibraphonists, piano, two basses, cello and three drummers including himself.

 

From One Charlie

1987

Includes an illustrated children’s book on Charlie Parker by Charlie Watts and a frameable photo of Bird.

 

A Tribute to Charlie Parker

1992

Bernard Fowler sings "Lover Man" and adds some narration about Parker's life. Includes six strings, harp and oboe, has renditions of seven songs associated with Bird.

 

Warm and Tender

1993

 

 

Long Ago and Far Away

1996

With Bernard Fowler singing and The London Metropolitan Orchestra.

 

The Charlie Watts Jim Keltner Project

2000

A tribute to Charlie and Jim’s favourite drummers, a heavenly dose of Jazz drumming, a must. With Mick Jagger and Keith Richards as guests. Check track-by-track comments by Charlie!

Willie and the Poorboys

Willie and the Poorboys

1985

With Jimmy Page, Ron Wood, Bill Wyman, Mel Collins, Andy Fairweather Low, Kenny Jones and Ringo Starr between many others

 

Live

1994

 

 

The Best of Willie and the Poorboys

1994

 

Ron Wood

Gimme Some Neck

1979

See Ron Wood

 

1234

1981

See Ron Wood

 

Slide on this

1992

See Ron Wood

He also has been engineer, and did mixing, production, mastering, etc For Emerson Lake and Palmer (Black Moon), Frank Zappa (Cucamonga). Also Cirrus, Bill Medley, Stacey Q, Righteous Brothers, Drive, Xtra Large, Vesta, Hellecasters, Brownstone, Wish FM 96.1, Bobby Fuller, Katalina, Simply Jeff, DJ Keoki, Ventures, Terry Mulan, Plankeye, and Alan Howarth between many others.

LINKS

Charlie's Angel Site by Kathy Krumm

Charlie's Angels Discography by Kathy Krumm

Jazz Drummer picture gallery of Charlie Watts

Lord Voodoo's (Frayed) sites for Charlie Watts' Tours: 1985, 1986 and 1987

The Rosebud Agency - Charlie Watts Quintet

Chief Moon's The Charlie Watts Quintet-1996-San Francisco

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