Paul McCartney called The Rolling Stones a “cover band.” Mick Jagger answered humorously on stage

After Paul McCartney’s remark about Mick Jagger’s band, the latter responded on Thursday, on stage, during a concert in Los Angeles of the North American tour.

It all started on Monday, when The New Yorker published an interview with Paul McCartney. The 79-year-old musician evokes here his career and beginnings with The Beatles, the iconic band he formed with John Lennon, Ringo Starr and George Harrison in the 1960s. He took advantage of this to compare himself with The Beatles. Rolling Stones, another British band that appeared on the English music scene at the same time: “I’m not sure if I should say that, but it’s a blues cover band, this is The Stones. I think our area was wider than their”.

Mick Jagger replied humorously three days later on stage: “There are so many celebrities present tonight!”, He addressed the crowd. “Megan Fox is here, she’s adorable. Leonardo DiCaprio. Lady Gaga. Kirk Douglas. Paul McCartney is here, he’ll help us. He’ll join us later for a cover blues!”

If The Rolling Stones started their careers with covers, they quickly orientated themselves and released their own songs, which became classics, such as “Satisfaction”.

The rivalry between the two bands does not date back to yesterday. Last year, Paul McCartney and Mick Jagger addressed “stings” in interviews.

As NME recalls, Paul McCartney said in a 2020 Sirius XM radio interview that The Beatles were “better” than The Rolling Stones: “When they write something, it’s inspired by the blues. We have more influences. “.

Mick Jagger reacted in an interview with Apple Music with the same irony: “He’s really funny. He’s adorable. There’s obviously no comparison. The real big difference between the two bands is that one of them had an incredible chance to continue. in stadiums, while the other no longer exists “.

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