Paul McCartney says the Rolling Stones are ‘a blues cover band’

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London (CNN)in the latest installment of a friendly rivalry between two of the world’s biggest music groups, Beatles legend Paul McCartney has dubbed the Rolling Stones “a blues cover band.”McCartney, who is currently promoting a new book, made the comment in an interview with The New Yorker’s David Remnick, published Monday.”I’m not sure I should say it, but they’re a blues cover band, that’s sort of what the Stones are,” said McCartney, adding: “I think our net was cast a bit wider than theirs.”This isn’t the first time McCartney has made unfavorable comparisons between his own former band and the Rolling Stones. READ STORY