New Charlie Watts Book Leads Amazon Best Sellers List

A recent book about the late Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts has skyrocketed into the Top Ten of Amazon’s Bestsellers list for music criticism and history.

The book– “Sympathy for the Drummer: Why Charlie Watts Matters“–also cracked the Top 30 of Amazon’s musician memoirs and biographies chart.

The book was written by author and musician Mike Edison, and was released on August 1st –  three weeks before Watts passed away in a London hospital at the age of 80.

In other Stones news: the group is still planning to go on tour with drummer Steve Jordan behind the kid. The first date is scheduled for Sept. 26 in St. Louis.

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