Originally Posted by Strangelove
To be honest, I am a Gretsch fan, myself, and enjoy listening to Watts - always have. But when I see threads lionizing the guy as one of the greatest, I cannot believe my eyes. I don't think Charlie himself would ever even classify himself as one of the greats. Neither would Phil Collins, Don Henley, Phil Rudd, etc. They all were famous drummers from legendary rock groups, but legendary great drummers, they are not.
Phil Collins? Really? Have you heard Foxtrot, or Nursery Cryme, or Selling England by the Pound, or The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway? Any of the Brand X recordings?
The guy is a progressive rock legend
Sorry for the hijack.