Charlie Watts

1941 - Today

Charlie Watts

Charles Robert Watts (born 2 June 1941) is an English drummer, best known as a member of the Rolling Stones since 1963. Originally trained as a graphic artist, he started playing drums in London's rhythm and blues clubs, where he met Brian Jones, Mick Jagger, and Keith Richards. In January 1963, he joined their fledgling group, the Rolling Stones, as drummer, while doubling as designer of their record sleeves and tour stages. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charlie Watts has received more than 3,139,182 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 123rd most popular musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 3.1M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 63.27

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 39

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.37

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.67

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Charlie Watts ranks 123 out of 2,258Before him are Fernando Sor, Richard Wright, Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber, Ravi Shankar, Compay Segundo, and Paul Mauriat. After him are James Hetfield, Quincy Jones, Chris Slade, Arnaut Daniel, Cliff Richard, and Oscar Peterson.

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Among people born in 1941, Charlie Watts ranks 39Before him are Gheorghe Zamfir, Paul Simon, Pete Best, Flórián Albert, Laura Antonelli, and Dan Shechtman. After him are Wolfgang Petersen, Ivan Gašparovič, Abdelkader Bensalah, Chick Corea, Anne Rice, and Ali Hassan al-Majid.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Charlie Watts ranks 512 out of 5,347Before him are Austen Chamberlain (1863), Nigel Mansell (1953), Thomas Cranmer (1489), Thomas Cromwell (1485), Tilda Swinton (1960), and Frederick Forsyth (1938). After him are Karl Pearson (1857), Antony Hewish (1924), Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn (1767), Tom Jones (1940), Jean Simmons (1929), and Harold Wilson (1916).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Charlie Watts ranks 34Before him are John Dowland (1563), Gary Moore (1952), George Martin (1926), Sid Vicious (1957), Mike Oldfield (1953), and Richard Wright (1943). After him are Chris Slade (1946), John Bonham (1948), Malcolm Young (1953), Tony Iommi (1948), Nick Mason (1944), and John Mayall (1933).