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The world's number 1 retailer of digital music is finally selling the Beatles' songs today...

The world's number 1 retailer of digital music is finally selling the Beatles' songs today through its iTunes (AAPL) store. Apple confirmed this morning that after lengthy negotiations with EMI Group and the Beatles, the group's entire music portfolio is available. Beatles music is a cash cow, but beyond that, it's a 'symbolic milestone.'
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  • Tony Petroski
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    "Beatles music is a cash cow, but beyond that, it's a 'symbolic milestone.'"

     

    Listen to it...it's a cash cow for a reason.

     

    Apple...apple...?
    16 Nov 2010, 10:36 AM Reply Like
  • positivethoughts
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    I think the Beatles sound great only in relation to the Britney Spears and Jennifer Lopez's of the world.
    16 Nov 2010, 10:39 AM Reply Like
  • Gaping hole in the ocean
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    I love the Beatles but they stole the music from Michael Jackson and it didn't take em long to get it to the market now did they? Just in time for the holidays.....cold evil bastards.
    16 Nov 2010, 10:47 AM Reply Like
  • Wall St. Cheat Sheet
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    Who doesn't already own all this music? This will really payoff a long time from now.
    16 Nov 2010, 10:50 AM Reply Like
  • Tony Petroski
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    Mr. Gaping hole in the ocean:

     

    I'm pretty sure they didn't steal anything from Michael Jackson...and they're not cold and evil bastards...but check for yourself.

     

    Better yet, listen.
    16 Nov 2010, 10:56 AM Reply Like
  • Gaping hole in the ocean
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    No that's okay, don't do any actual research before you speak.
    16 Nov 2010, 11:16 AM Reply Like
  • Clif the M
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    The advent of Beatles caused Americans (youth primarily) to accept something from "far away"-- England. Then the group foisted its meditation concepts upon its listeners (teacher: Maharishi Yogi, I think it was) and thus advocated something even "farther away". Frankly, what is home grown and can play at the local cafe and you can clap your hands to and smile at performers is more satisfying and beneficial to the "arts" than desiring the magnum star from wherever, far away.
    30 Dec 2010, 11:51 PM Reply Like
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