Paul McCartney Goes There in New Yorker Interview: Rolling Stones are ‘a Blues Cover Band’

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Paul McCartney is, once again, sparking up one of rock and roll’s greatest rivalries.

McCartney threw some serious shade at the Rolling Stones while speaking to David Remnick for a New Yorker profile, suggesting that the Beatles had a more impressive range of musical language than their peers.

“I’m not sure I should say it, but they’re a blues cover band, that’s sort of what the Stones are,” McCartney said. “I think our net was cast a bit wider than theirs.”

The dig comes after McCartney told Howard Stern that the Beatles were better than the Stones during an April 2020 interview.

“They are rooted in the blues. When
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