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    RIP Charlie-thanks for the memories

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    Quote Originally Posted by leroy jenkins View Post
    I think you'd have an easier time understanding people if you remembered that 80% of them are fucking morons.
    That is why I like dogs, more than most people.

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    The start of Tumbling Dice is probably my favorite intro to a song ever, love how hard he hits the cymbal. He was incredible. The Stones were my band growing up. Love them so much. Wicked sad day.
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    Fuck.

    Fuck. That’s terrible news. I wondered what was going on when he pulled out of the tour two weeks ago for a “procedure”

    RIP Charlie, you had class, rhythm and taste.
    I still call it The Jake.

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    Ah shit

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    Hate to hear it.


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    Just heard that today is the 40th anniversary of the release of Tattoo You.
    I still call it The Jake.

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    End of an era.
    When you see something that is not right, not just, not fair, you have a moral obligation to say something. To do something." Rep. John Lewis


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    Quote Originally Posted by BmillsSkier View Post
    RIP Charlie, you had class, rhythm and taste.
    He did, didn't he. Charlie always made me laugh with his lazy/relaxed style of playing the drums. Super sad day for sure. Enjoy this one in his honor.

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    Quote Originally Posted by leroy jenkins View Post
    I think you'd have an easier time understanding people if you remembered that 80% of them are fucking morons.
    That is why I like dogs, more than most people.

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    Quote Originally Posted by buttahflake View Post
    The start of Tumbling Dice is probably my favorite intro to a song ever, love how hard he hits the cymbal. He was incredible. The Stones were my band growing up. Love them so much. Wicked sad day.
    That's a good one!

    When you see something that is not right, not just, not fair, you have a moral obligation to say something. To do something." Rep. John Lewis


    Kindness is a bridge between all people

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    I like me some honkey tonk (woman) cowbell.

    fark, spent all Covid holding tickets to see them one more time, just announced new St. Louis date a few weeks ago, now this.

    well, rip swinging that groove, Charlie.

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    RIP Charlie-thanks for the memories

    No one was cooler than Charlie in a suit

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    Quando paramucho mi amore de felice carathon.
    Mundo paparazzi mi amore cicce verdi parasol.
    Questo abrigado tantamucho que canite carousel.


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    This decade is going to be a long funeral train of old rockers. Of course, Keith will outlive them all.

    The world is perfect. Appreciate the details.

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    And Keith is still alive? What a damned cruel world.....RIP Charlie

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    I dig this one...


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    Quote Originally Posted by Downbound Train View Post
    And there will come a day when our ancestors look back...........

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    The coolest rolling stone.

    Didn’t like the tours and groupies and drugs

    Played local pub and jazz bands at home just having fun.
    Plus Charlie watts quintet and orchestra

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    WHOA is me! Arguably the best beat keeper of all time. Sorely missed. Glad I got to see him 4 or 5 times when he was in his prime.
    “A society that puts equality before freedom will get neither. A society that puts freedom before equality will get a high degree of both.”
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    Fuck! I thought they said it was going to be a simple procedure this time.

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    Keith Richards on the punch

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    Quote Originally Posted by Downbound Train View Post
    And there will come a day when our ancestors look back...........

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    Quote Originally Posted by PNWbrit View Post
    Keith Richards on the punch

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    Thank you, I couldn't find that excerpt from Life earlier. Love that story.
    I still call it The Jake.

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    Great story.
    Rip legend

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    Quote Originally Posted by PNWbrit View Post
    Keith Richards on the punch

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    Probably after a night at Paradiso, or the Melkweg
    “A society that puts equality before freedom will get neither. A society that puts freedom before equality will get a high degree of both.”
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    Quote Originally Posted by grinch View Post
    Fuck! I thought they said it was going to be a simple procedure this time.

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    Nothing is simple at 80.

    The world is perfect. Appreciate the details.

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    Back in the day Charlie never got props as a drummer. Flashy drummers--Keith Moon, Mitch Mitchell--were the style. So Charlie was sent off to Elvin Jones (John Coltrane's group) for some lessons. Elvin told him to play something. Charlie played something. "Hey man, play that again!". So I guess Charlie was better than he was given credit for at the time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Downbound Train View Post
    And there will come a day when our ancestors look back...........

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