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Stones Without Watts?

A rumor denied by a Rolling Stones spokesman last fall got new legs with a story in the Herald Sun claiming 'People in the Stones camp say US drummer Steve Jordan will stand in for Charlie Watts, who has vowed to quit world touring.'  Jordan contributed to the Stones Dirty Work album and has worked with Keith Richards in the Expensive Winos.  More recently, he has been a member of the John Mayer Trio.  Monday (5/24), the band issued a statement again denying the story, calling it 'fabricated and ill informed' and saying '...we would like to make it clear that Charlie Watts has not left the Rolling Stones'. The Herald story also quoted a source the writer identifies only as a 'respected promoter' as telling him, 'The Stones are coming - and they want crazy money', and says an Australian promoter's offer of six concerts in three cities was met with the response of 'You are not even in the ball park' from agents for the band. The story about Watts wanting to opt out of touring was first reported by UnderCover Music last September.
 UnderCover.com.au   HeraldSun.com.au
 
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