Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts is dead, the band announced Tuesday night. According to a statement posted on Twitter, the musician died peacefully in the presence of his family in a London hospital. “Charlie was a beloved husband, father and grandfather, and one of the best drummers of his generation as a member of the Rolling Stones,” the letter read. Charlie Watts was 80 (Luka)

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