Ian Anderson explains how Mick Jagger failed to imitate John Lennon: “He’d fall over if you blew on him”

There are few more polarising questions in cultural history than The Beatles vs The Rolling Stones. At least, that’s when you preface it as a purely musical proposition. Oddly enough,…

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New Beatles book reveals “deeply embarrassing and uncomfortable” meeting between Mick Jagger and John Lennon

A controversial new book about the complex inner workings of The Beatles is to be released later this month. It contains a number of controversial stories from the band’s heyday,…

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Mick Jagger Warned John Lennon Against Making the ‘Biggest Mistake of [His] Life,’ but Lennon Didn’t Listen

Following the death of their manager, The Beatles hired Allen Klein, a move that Mick Jagger warned John Lennon against. Klein had worked with The Rolling Stones as well, and…

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