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Keith Richards Says Beatles 'Were Never Quite There' Live

07/23/2016
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(Radio.com) Like everyone else, The Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards was a Beatles fan, but he says in a new interview that they weren't a particularly great live band.

"Musically, the Beatles had a lovely sound and great songs. But the live thing? They were never quite there," the legendary guitarist tells the Radio Times.

And while Richards was friends with The Beatles in their early years, he "excommunicated" them in 1967 after they became influenced by mystic leader Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, NME reported. Read more here.

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