Charlie Watts. Drummer. Born in University College Hospital. He was given his first drum kit in 1955. In 1961 he met Alexis Korner and joined his band 'Blues Incorporated'. He was introduced to Brian Jones, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards in 1962 and joined The Rolling Stones group the following year. Music Heritage have provided an interactive map of the Rolling Stones in London.
Gathering at London apartment of Paul and Valerie Oliver, February–March, 1957, photographed by Paul Oliver. Top row, left to right: Alexis Korner (mandolin), Bobbie Korner, Beryl Bryden with arm around Big Bill Broonzy, Derroll Adams (banjo). Bottom row, left to right: Ramblin’ Jack Elliott (guitar), June Elliott, Valerie Oliver, Donald Kincaid (a friend of the Olivers), Brother John Sellers. Dave Bennett Collection
This 4CD box set tells the story of the pioneering artists who laid the groundwork for the blues and Rock boom of the 1960s. All the pioneers are included including Chris Barber, Ken Collyer, Lonnie Donegan, Cyril Davies, Alexis Korner and many more. Hear audio and find out more at: http://www.propermusic.com/product-details/Various-Artists-The-Birth-Of-British-Blues-4CD-218936