Two Lessons We Writers Can Learn From Charlie Watts and The Stones

Searching for inspiration in the late drummer’s attitude to fame

Mario López-Goicoechea
Aug 30 · 3 min read
Photograph by Terry O’Neill for Getty (The Guardian)

As soon as the tributes started pouring in for Charlie Watts, the Rolling Stones drummer, who, sadly, passed away on Tuesday 24th August, I started thinking about unlikely pairings in the history of pop and rock.