Keith Richards recently reminisced about how working with Paul McCartney on the latest Rolling Stones track felt reminiscent of yesteryears. McCartney contributed his bass skills to the song titled ‘Bite My Head Off’.
During a chat with Matt Wilkinson on Apple Music 1, Richards gushed about the experience, noting, “It was like stepping back in time. I’ve known Paul for roughly six decades. And remember, Paul, along with John [Lennon], lent their voices for some of our ’60s tracks. It’s always a blast collaborating.” He added, “By the end of the session, it felt just like the golden days.”
In a separate discussion with The Telegraph, Richards shared more about the collaboration. “Paul was in the city and was eager to join in. I mean, who wouldn’t want a Beatle on their record? Paul and I share a longstanding camaraderie.”
Furthermore, Richards mentioned that he believes other Beatles members, namely John Lennon and George Harrison, would have seamlessly blended into The Rolling Stones. “I can easily envision John and even George with the Stones. We hail from the same era, with a mutual love for the same tunes. Discovering The Beatles back in the day was refreshing. We felt a kinship knowing another British band shared our musical vision. In no time, that vision was at the forefront.”
In related news, The Beatles recently unveiled plans for their “final song”, ‘Now And Then’. This awaited track is a collaborative effort by Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, utilizing AI to bring together the essence of all four Beatles members. Additionally, there’s buzz around the expanded reissues of their ‘Red’ and ‘Blue’ collections.