Apple: No Beatles [U]


Billboard reports that Apple has dismissed claims as "unsubstantiated speculation" that the Beatles catalog is about to be made available through iTunes Store.

"This is not news nor is it a scoop," said an unidentified Apple spokesman, declining further comment.

[U] The Guardian (UK) offers this quote from an unnamed Apple Corps spokesperson, "There's no date set. The story isn't correct. I can't tell you if it's this year or next year or when."

Insanely-Great, as well as most of the known internet, reported a deal worth $400 million had been inked by Paul McCartney et al.

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In December of last year, Paul McCartney said that only a few details needed to be worked out and that the Beatles catalog would arrive sometime this year.

Editor's note: Alas, we've been led down the garden path again. Not by Sir Paul, mind you.

Although only a small percentage of the journalists / sites reporting actually care about the Beatles, we're all acting like a bunch of drooling fanbois...

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