“He was very musical, so he could pick up different instruments, and he was quite innovative, so a lot of his contributions were perhaps not for melodies and lyrics but from licks that he played.
“Yeah, he liked to tell people it was his band, but we were always like ‘Really? What do you mean it’s your band?’
“We thought it was our band, not Brian’s.”
The landmark series includes unseen footage and exclusive stories from Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood interwoven with new and archive interviews and performances.
My Life as a Rolling Stone continues Saturday from 9:30pm on BBC Two.