'There was a good relationship': Ringo Starr claims there was never any animosity between The Beatles and Rolling Stones as he praises Miley Cyrus 

It remains one of the biggest music debates of all time - are you a fan of The Beatles or The Rolling Stones?

During the 1960s, teens on opposite sides of the Atlantic divided themselves based on which band they supported - sparking an ongoing rivalry between the two rock groups.

But Ringo Starr has denied that The Beatles ever felt any animosity towards the Rolling Stones - claiming they actually had a 'good relationship'.

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Peace! Ringo Starr, pictured in London at new photo exhibit documenting his life, has revealed The Beatles had a 'good relationship' with the Rolling Stones

Peace! Ringo Starr, pictured in London at new photo exhibit documenting his life, has revealed The Beatles had a 'good relationship' with the Rolling Stones

During an interview on Australian TV show The Project, Ringo insisted: 'Between ourselves there was a good relationship, but it seemed like the press wanted to cause havoc. 

The Beatles came out of Liverpool in northwest England to become one of the best-selling and most influential rock bands in history.

When pressed on Thursday night who he'd describe as the greatest band of all time, he said: 'I was in the greatest band of all time.

Divide: Teens in the 1960s divided themselves based on whether they were a fan of The Beatles (pictured in the 1960s) or the Rolling Stones 

Divide: Teens in the 1960s divided themselves based on whether they were a fan of The Beatles (pictured in the 1960s) or the Rolling Stones 

Rivalry: But while Ringo claimed The Beatles were friendly with the Rolling Stones (pictured in the 1960s), he still insisted his band remains the greatest of all time 

Rivalry: But while Ringo claimed The Beatles were friendly with the Rolling Stones (pictured in the 1960s), he still insisted his band remains the greatest of all time 

'It was an incredible band, incredible writers. We were doing stuff that had never been done before. After the touring, we went into the studio.

'You know, a lot of accidents happened that we get credit for, but musically were brilliant.

'You can put anything we did on record up against anybody out there right now, and it is as good.'

The drummer also named the White Album as his favourite Beatles album before going on to reveal he's a fan of Miley Cyrus. 

He's a fan! When asked who he'd choose between Taylor Swift or Katy Perry, Ringo replied: 'Miley is my girl'

He's a fan! When asked who he'd choose between Taylor Swift or Katy Perry, Ringo replied: 'Miley is my girl'

When pressed on who he'd choose between Taylor Swift or Katy Perry, the former Beatle quipped: 'Miley is my girl', to studio laughter.

Starr is promoting a new book containing unseen photographs taken during his time with the band which will be released on September 21.

Starr and Paul McCartney are the only surviving Beatles after John Lennon was shot dead in 1980 and George Harrison died of cancer in 2001.