Quincy Jones: "The Beatles were the worst musicians in the world."

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Quincy Jones seems to be all out and about, giving interviews, and not refraining a bit from speaking the first thought that comes to his mind.

The legendary music producer's recent interviews have ignited a number of discussions - ranging from his commentary on Taylor Swift to his alleged date with Ivanka Trump.

The 84 year old recently sat down for a no-hold-barred interview with 'Vulture' and the outcome is yet again a conversation filled with statements that may make some scratch their heads.

The music figure not not only claimed to have known the person behind the assassination of former prez Kennedy, he also expressed his initial opinion on The Beatles - which was... not nice.

"They were the worst musicians in the world," Jones said

"They were no-playing motherfuckers. Paul was the worst bass player I ever heard. And Ringo? Don’t even talk about it."

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Quincy Jones recalled the recording session for Ringo Starr's solo debut in 1970 - which he also participated in.

Here is what he said:

"I remember once we were in the studio with George Martin, and Ringo had taken three hours for a four-bar thing he was trying to fix on a song. He couldn’t get it. We said, “Mate, why don’t you get some lager and lime, some shepherd’s pie, and take an hour-and-a-half and relax a little bit.” So he did, and we called Ronnie Verrell, a jazz drummer. Ronnie came in for 15 minutes and tore it up. Ringo comes back and says, “George, can you play it back for me one more time?” So George did, and Ringo says, “That didn’t sound so bad.” And I said, “Yeah, motherfucker because it ain’t you.” Great guy, though."

Quincy also shared what he feels about the current US President Donald Trump, whom he considers "limited mentally."

"Trump is just telling them what they want to hear," he said. "I used to hang out with him. He’s a crazy motherfucker. Limited mentally — a megalomaniac, narcissistic."

Also dishing on late Hollywood legend, Marlon Brando's alleged same-sex sexual relations - Quincy said, "He was a charming motherfucker. He’d fuck anything. Anything! He’d fuck a mailbox."

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You can read the complete interview with Vulture here.


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