Legendary co-founder of The Beatles, Paul McCartney recently discussed The Rolling Stones during a recent interview with The New Yorker, revealing how he felt the group had more range in comparsion to their contemporaries. In addition, McCartney would also directly compare the Rolling Stones to a ‘blues cover band’
McCartney noted: “I’m not sure I should say it, but they’re a blues cover band, that’s sort of what the Stones are,” he told me. “I think our net was cast a bit wider than theirs.” The Beatles ‘sang vocals’ for The Rolling Stones.
In other news revolving Paul McCartney, the beloved co-founder of the Beatles was recently the subject of conversation during a recent BBC interview with Beatles drummer, Ringo Starr. Starr would discuss how McCartney acted during his time in the group and how McCartney was something of a ‘workaholic’. Credit to Ultimate-Guitar for the below transcription.
“The other side of that is – I was telling someone the other day – if Paul hadn’t been in the band, we’d probably have made two albums because we were lazy buggers,” he continued.
Paul McCartney is recording this new The Beatles song. “But Paul’s a workaholic. John and I would be sitting in the garden taking in the color green from the tree, and the phone would ring, and we would know, ‘Hey lads, you want to come in? Let’s go in the studio!’
“So I’ve told Paul this, he knows this story, we made three times more music than we ever would without him because he’s the workaholic and he loves to get going. Once we got there, we loved it, of course, but, ‘Oh no, not again!’”