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Why Mick Jagger Said Competing With The Beatles Was ‘Impossible’

The Rolling Stones and The Beatles had a competitive rivalry during the 1960s. While many rock fans debate which band has better music, The Beatles are the more successful group. The Beatles were the biggest musical act in the world during the 1960s, and Mick Jagger admitted that competing with the Liverpool band was “impossible.”

The Rolling Stones and The Beatles had a friendly rivalry

George Harrison and Mick Jagger | Ron Galella/Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images

Many speculated that The Beatles and The Rolling Stones had a fierce rivalry where they were bitter enemies. While it’s true that the two bands were competitive with each other, the members of each band had friendly relationships. In a 1995 interview with Rolling Stone, Mick Jagger described his band’s relationship with The Beatles. 



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