Street art in New York City featuring The Beatles and the Rolling Stones. Fans of the groups are as rabid as the bands were, and are, prolific.

Credit: Tyler Merbler / Flickr

Good Friends, Better Enemies: Stones Vs. Beatles

November 19, 2013

Do you prefer "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" or "Her Satanic Majesty's Request?" Would you rather have "Sticky Fingers" or "Revolver" as your desert island album? The Beatles and the Rolling Stones have been locked in a generations-long battle for rock supremacy. Some of the animus is manufactured, but fan fervor is very real. Jim Braude and Margery Eagan talked with writer John McMillian about his new book, Beatles vs. Stones.

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