While rumors continue about a possible 50th Anniversary tour by the Rolling Stones this year, drummer Charlie Watts says he’s up for it.
"It would be lovely to do some shows because it will be fifty years,” Charlie recently told the BBC. "Ronnie plays, I still play, Mick sings, he can do it anyway, I think Keith is doing some records.”
"Anyway it would be great if we did,” continued Watts, “We are just getting to an age where it's getting a bit difficult to get it together, and it's such a bloody performance getting us together."
The legendary drummer also explained why he thinks the band have stayed together for so long.
"I think no one wants to quit, because the other one will say you quit," said Charlie.
The Stones recently released two “Some Girls” projects: a reissue of the 1978 album, complete with a bonus disc containing 12 tracks from the original sessions; and, "Some Girls Live in Texas 1978" on DVD and Blu-ray.
The band also opened up the Rolling Stones Vaults, releasing the 1973 concert, “The Brussels Affair.”
The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones – Beast Of Burden
“Some Girls Live in Texas 1978” DVD
Keith Richards recovering from surgery
Christmas Rock: Keith Richards
PHOTO: Mick Jagger offers holiday wishes
VIDEO: Ron Wood joins Paul McCartney in London for Beatles classic
Rolling Stones drummer talks about heroin use
Rolling Stones: 50th Anniversary tour meeting next month
VIDEO: Josh Krajcik rocks Rolling Stones on X Factor
Rolling Stones, James Durbin lead this week’s new releases
Rolling Stones launch digital archive
VIDEO: 13-year old rocks Rolling Stones' Satisfaction on X Factor
The Rolling Stones respond to 50th Anniversary tour question
Rolling Stones plan London jam session
VIDEO: Tom Waits gets Satisfied with Keith Richards
VIDEO: Rolling Stones’ Sympathy For The Devil in UFC ad
VIDEO: Keith Richards jams with Johnny Depp
AUDIO: Rolling Stones – No Spare Parts
AUDIO: Rolling Stones to issue unreleased Some Girls track today
Rolling Stones to reissue Some Girls this fall
Rolling Stones: Ed Sullivan shows coming to DVD
Keith Richards: Life sells a million
VIDEO: Mick Jagger’s SuperHeavy – Miracle Worker
SuperHeavy: Mick Jagger supergroup to release debut in September
Mick Jagger forms supergroup
Rolling Stones: Ronnie Wood wins U.K. radio award
Rolling Stones: Ron Wood working with Tommy Hilfiger?
Mick Jagger’s daughter, Elizabeth, tops the hennemusic Hot 10
Rolling Stones: Mick Jagger’s daughter bares all for Playboy
Keith Richards’ daughter swings plea deal in graffiti/drug case
Rolling Stones: Keith Richards’ daughter arrested in NYC