The Rolling Stones and the Beatles’ ongoing feud seemed to re-spark over the last few weeks, leaving fans desperate to find out exactly when and why things started to go sour for the iconic rock bands. Well now an unearthed interview reveals Stones front-man Mick Jagger - who recently hit back at Sir Paul McCartney - may have actually shut down the prospect and explained the background between the two a whopping 32 years ago.
John Lennon himself gave an interview with Rolling Stone magazine back in 1970.
Speaking about the band, he said: “I think it’s a lot of hype. I like Honky Tonk Woman but I think Mick’s a joke.”
The Imagine singer was well-known for making bold comments throughout his impressive and colourful career, however.
But even in the year 2020, the band’s ongoing “feud” supposedly continues, with Jagger and Sir Paul going back and forth.
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Mick Jagger shut down The Rolling Stones and Beatles feud 32 years ago (Image: getty)
Mick Jagger is still touring and performing with his band (Image: GETTY)
18 years after Lennon’s scathing comments, Jagger may have shut down the feud rumours once and for all.
Inducting The Beatles into the Rock ’n’ Roll Hall of Fame, the musician turned very candid.
“We went through some pretty strange times,” he admitted.
“We had a sort of… a lot of rivalry in those early years, and a little bit of friction but we always ended up friends.
Mick Jagger and Sir Paul McCartney have hit out against each other recently (Image: GETTY)
“And I like to think we still are, ‘cause they were some of the greatest times of our lives…”
Keith Richards told a different story in his autobiography.
In one passage, the musician noted: “Mick and I admired their [The Beatles’] harmonies and their