Charlie Watts, the legendary drummer for the Rolling Stones, died this year at 80 years old. Watts joined The Rolling Stones in 1963 and remained their drummer for over five decades. He's the only member of the band aside from Mick Jagger and Keith Richards to have played on all of their studio albums, and he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with the group in 1989.
In addition to the Stones, the drummer released several studio albums between 1986 and 2012 with the Charlie Watts Quintet, The Charlie Watts-Jim Keltner Project and The ABC&D of Boogie Woogie.
Ron Anderson, a "voice trainer to the stars," operated the vocal coaching system Voixtek and worked with various rock and metal vocalists during his career including Avenged Sevenfold's M. Shadows and Trivium's Matt Heafy.
Michael Nesmith, singer, guitarist and keyboardist for '60s pop-rock band the Monkees, died in 2021 at the age of 78. Nesmith, the tallest member of the group, was often noticeable by wearing his woolen cap throughout the series' run.
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