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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The Beatles vs. The Rolling Stones: Robert Plant Proposed Trading Paul McCartney to End the ‘Feud’ Between the Bands

Starting in the 1960s, The Beatles and The Rolling Stones became two of the biggest bands in the world. They dominated the rock charts, leading to speculation of a rivalry…

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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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