Paul McCartney has consented to collaborate with the Rolling Stones on their new album, ending a rivalry that has raged for over half a century.
In an e mail despatched to CNN on Wednesday, a Rolling Stones consultant verified that McCartney, 80, performs bass “on just one RS observe.”
The spokesman denied press studies that the collaboration additionally options the opposite surviving Beatle, stating, “There isn’t a Ringo Starr on this recording in any respect.”
There aren’t any further particulars relating to the album, which might be the primary since Charlie Watts, the Stones’ percussionist, handed away in 2021.
The Beatles and the Stones had been two of the most well-liked teams on the earth through the Sixties. Whereas the Rolling Stones are nonetheless touring six a long time later, the Beatles disbanded in 1970. John Lennon was murdered in 1980, whereas George Harrison handed away in 2001.
In a 2020 interview with Howard Stern, McCartney merely said, “The Beatles had been higher.”
Mick Jagger, the lead singer of the Stones, responded in one other interview by stating, “There are clearly no opponents.”
A yearlong later, in an interview to advertise his e-book “The Lyrics,” McCartney said: “I’m unsure I ought to say it, nonetheless, they’re a blues cowl band, that’s sort of what the Stones are. “I imagine our internet was forged a bit wider than theirs.”
Nevertheless, regardless of the humorous jabs, this isn’t the primary time the celebrities have collaborated.
“I Wanna Be Your Man” was written by McCartney and Lennon, and Jagger was current within the studio when the Beatles recorded “All You Want Is Love” 4 years later. In keeping with Rolling Stone journal, Jagger was a semi-regular visitor of honour at Beatles classes. He additionally attended the blending of Revolver and the recording of the orchestral part of “A Day within the Life.”