The Beatles Now on iTunes
All 13 Legendary Beatles Studio Albums & Special Digital Box Set
LONDON and CUPERTINO, CaliforniaNovember 16, 2010Apple Corps, EMI and Apple® today announced that the Beatles, the most influential and beloved rock band in music history, are now available for the first time on the iTunes Store® (www.itunes.com
). Starting today, the groups 13 legendary remastered studio albums with iTunes LPs, the two-volume Past Masters compilation and the classic Red and Blue collections are available for purchase and download on iTunes® worldwide as either albums or individual songs. Fans can also get a special digital Beatles Box Set featuring the Live at the Washington Coliseum, 1964 concert film, a worldwide iTunes exclusive which captures the Beatles very first US concert.
Were really excited to bring the Beatles music to iTunes, said Sir Paul McCartney. Its fantastic to see the songs we originally released on vinyl receive as much love in the digital world as they did the first time around.
I am particularly glad to no longer be asked when the Beatles are coming to iTunes, said Ringo Starr. At last, if you want ityou can get it nowThe Beatles from Liverpool to now! Peace and Love, Ringo.
We love the Beatles and are honored and thrilled to welcome them to iTunes, said Steve Jobs, Apples CEO. It has been a long and winding road to get here. Thanks to the Beatles and EMI, we are now realizing a dream weve had since we launched iTunes ten years ago.
In the joyful spirit of Give Peace A Chance, I think it is so appropriate that we are doing this on Johns 70th birthday year, said Yoko Ono Lennon.
The Beatles on iTunesBravo! said Olivia Harrison.
The Beatles and iTunes have both been true innovators in their fields, said EMI Group CEO Roger Faxon. Its a privilege for everybody at EMI to work with Steve Jobs and with Apple Corps Jeff Jones and their teams in marking a great milestone in the development of digital music.http://www.apple.com/pr/library/2010/11/16itunes.html