Fans of classic rock may have reason to celebrate as it appears that the Rolling Stones and the two surviving members of the Beatles may be teaming up for a new album. According to multiple sources, Paul McCartney has recently recorded bass parts for an upcoming Rolling Stones project, which is being produced by Andrew Watt, the 2021 Grammy Producer of the Year. Ringo Starr is also expected to contribute to the album, which has yet to be formally announced.
Recording sessions for the album have taken place in Los Angeles over the past few weeks. While it remains unclear which tracks will be included on the final cut of the album or whether McCartney and Starr will perform on the same song, production on the album is now in the mixing phase.
In 2021, Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger stated that the band had “a lot of tracks done.” Guitarist Keith Richards also hinted at the upcoming album in a New Year’s Instagram post, revealing that “there’s some new music on its way.”
Potential Collaboration between Rolling Stones and Beatles Sparks Excitement
The possibility of a collaboration between the Rolling Stones and the Beatles has long been a subject of interest among music fans, given the two bands’ immense influence on rock and roll music. The two groups have had a friendly rivalry throughout their careers, with the Beatles famously pushing boundaries in the 1960s with their innovative songwriting and the Stones later establishing themselves as one of the premier rock acts of the 1970s.
Despite their different approaches to music, both bands have played a significant role in shaping the rock and roll landscape, and a collaboration between the two would undoubtedly generate excitement and interest among fans.
Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr’s Involvement Adds to Anticipation for New Album
Adding to the excitement surrounding the new album is the involvement of Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, two of the most celebrated and influential musicians in rock history. Both have continued to release music and tour well into their later years, maintaining their status as icons of the genre.
While it is unknown what specific contributions McCartney and Starr have made to the album, their involvement alone is sure to generate buzz and anticipation for the release.
While details on the upcoming Rolling Stones album remain scarce, the possibility of a collaboration with the surviving members of the Beatles has generated significant excitement among music fans. With production on the album now in the mixing phase, it remains to be seen which tracks will make the final cut and how significant McCartney and Starr’s contributions will be. Regardless, the involvement of two of the most influential musicians in rock history is sure to make this one of the most highly anticipated releases of the year.