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Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr took to social media to pay tribute to Charlie Watts, who passed away today (August 24) at age 80.

McCartney shared a front-facing video where he said, in part, “He was a lovely guy. I knew he was ill, but I didn’t know he was this ill. Lots of love to his family, his wife and kids and his extended family. And condolences to the Stones. A huge blow to them, because Charlie was a rock and a fantastic drummer.”

Starr shared a brief message saying, “God bless Charlie Watts. We’re going to miss you man. Peace and love to the family.” He also shared a candid photo of himself with Watts.

 

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