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Beatles versus the Stones: Who 's better?

There are 211 comments on the Los Angeles Times story from Jan 24, 2012, titled Beatles versus the Stones: Who 's better?. In it, Los Angeles Times reports that:

Beatles versus the Stones: Who's better?What about MJ versus Prince? These and other pop music debates are settled.

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Judgejudy

Melbourne, Australia

#1 Jan 24, 2012
The Stones shit all over the Beatles. It's only Rock and Roll.

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#2 Jan 24, 2012
The Stones have more of a blues influence and I like the Blues but Beatles got those catchy pop somgs . I like them both ,not worth arguing over~
Bubba

Bothell, WA

#3 Jan 24, 2012
The Stones outlasted the Beatles yes.But how many Rolling Stone Tribute bands are out there.The Beatles were way ahead of the Stones in Popularity but that doesn't mean the Stones were bad.Both bands rocked and helped change rock and roll history just be glad we have both bands because today nobody even comes close to either of The Stones or Beatles.
Moody Judy

Dallas, TX

#4 Jan 24, 2012
Both rock, why compare 2 greats ?

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#5 Jan 24, 2012
jim - wrote:
The Stones have more of a blues influence and I like the Blues but Beatles got those catchy pop somgs . I like them both ,not worth arguing over~
I like them both, too. Each have their own separate, unique, individual styles. It's difficult to compare the two, just as comparing Elvis to MJ never made sense to me.

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#6 Jan 24, 2012
Bubba wrote:
The Stones outlasted the Beatles yes.But how many Rolling Stone Tribute bands are out there.The Beatles were way ahead of the Stones in Popularity but that doesn't mean the Stones were bad.Both bands rocked and helped change rock and roll history just be glad we have both bands because today nobody even comes close to either of The Stones or Beatles.
Very well said, Bubba!:-)
Bubba

Bothell, WA

#7 Jan 24, 2012
Pop Tart- wrote:
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Very well said, Bubba!:-)
thank you sweet Tart or Pop Tart.LOL

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#8 Jan 24, 2012
Bubba wrote:
<quoted text>thank you sweet Tart or Pop Tart.LOL
Ha ha! How are you, Bubba?
Bubba

Bothell, WA

#9 Jan 24, 2012
Pop Tart- wrote:
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Ha ha! How are you, Bubba?
doing good Almost time to go home from the big airplane factory.

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#10 Jan 24, 2012
Bubba wrote:
<quoted text>doing good Almost time to go home from the big airplane factory.
Yabba Dabba Doo! Have a nice evening, Bubba!
Greg

Athens, Greece

#11 Jan 26, 2012
Both are great. I didn't like the way that record companies figured this good guys-bad guys thing to increase record sales, but I find them as Sweet Pop Tart said, unique and have each their own style. I have to admit that I do like the Beatles more and the Beatles influenced me a great deal, but this is just a matter of taste. It was good to see you here my friends. God blessed the Rolling Stones and the Beatles.

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#12 Jan 26, 2012
Greg wrote:
Both are great. I didn't like the way that record companies figured this good guys-bad guys thing to increase record sales, but I find them as Sweet Pop Tart said, unique and have each their own style. I have to admit that I do like the Beatles more and the Beatles influenced me a great deal, but this is just a matter of taste. It was good to see you here my friends. God blessed the Rolling Stones and the Beatles.
Good to see you here, too, Greg! Hope you're having a fantastic evening!
Steve Studley

Woodinville, WA

#13 Jan 28, 2012
Let's see who was better The Ruttles or the Rotting Tones? Both bands could be great parody bands.Although the Ruttles seem to have a certain edge that makes them a bit more known .
redrum

Lake George, NY

#14 Jan 29, 2012
Both were and still are Great bands, The music still plays on the radio every day, not like some of the music of today. They will always be played, Classics,ya.

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Columbus, GA

#15 Jul 30, 2012
jim - wrote:
The Stones have more of a blues influence and I like the Blues but Beatles got those catchy pop somgs . I like them both ,not worth arguing over~
Exactly... I couldn't or wouldn't have wanted to do without either one.

Add the Kinks to that as well, I reckon.

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#16 Jul 30, 2012
Steve Studley wrote:
Let's see who was better The Ruttles or the Rotting Tones? Both bands could be great parody bands.Although the Ruttles seem to have a certain edge that makes them a bit more known .
That reminds me of an earlier question just today... is the world really split between Spaceballs and Galaxy Quest fans?

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#17 Jul 30, 2012
I liked the Who too ~

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#18 Jul 30, 2012
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I liked the Who too ~
Absolutely!

I was just thinking of The Who when posting elsewhere, early 1980s Who was on my mind while thinking of that time period.

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Fred Bucholz

Renton, WA

#19 Jul 30, 2012
Yep The Stones the Beatles the Kinks the Who-Badfinger-Dave Clark five-The Hollies so glad for the British invation it brought so many great groups out.

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#20 Jul 30, 2012
Fred Bucholz wrote:
Yep The Stones the Beatles the Kinks the Who-Badfinger-Dave Clark five-The Hollies so glad for the British invation it brought so many great groups out.
Yes, and opened the doors, influencing and making so much more possible.

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