New Book on Charlie Watts Soars Up Bestsellers Charts


A new book on Charlie Watts is seeing renewed interest after the passing of the Rolling Stone drummer last week. According to Billboard, the book, "Sympathy for the Drummer: Why Charlie Watts Matters" has soared into the Top Ten of Amazon's Bestsellers List for music criticism and history, and into the Top 30 of Amazon's musician memoirs and biographies chart.

The book was written by author and musician Mike Edison, and was released on August 1st –  three weeks before Watts passed away in a London hospital at the age of 80.