The Rolling Stones’ Charlie Watts had a “modest” funeral, says former tour manager
The Rolling Stones‘ Charlie Watts was laid to rest during a “modest” funeral in Devon last month, his former tour manager has revealed.
Watts died last month (August 24) at the age of 80. The drummer had undergone an undisclosed medical procedure in the weeks before his death, which had caused him to pull out of the Stones’ upcoming US tour.
Former tour manager Sam Cutler, who first worked with Watts in the 1960s, has now detailed the small ceremony, saying the “lack of fuss” suited the notoriously fame-shy drummer.
In a piece written for The Mirror, he said: “It perfectly reflects the man he was, and I completely understand the choice that was made. He would have hated a fuss and the commotion that involving the public would have …
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