ITunes will extend the Beatles catalog's reach to a sizable new audience of online shoppers, who for the first time will be able to click, purchase and download "She Loves You," "Ticket To Ride," and other cherished titles. Troubled EMI parent Terra Firma will appreciate the new revenue stream. Read Louis Hau on Reuters on why this is a breakthrough.
I began my 80th anniversary week with a series of mystic unfoldings. As I go about listing them out, let me start by writing about the first. The Beatles are on itunes. The millions of legal mp3 downloads that people buy of eminem and rihanna or josh groban or even more serious music is testimony to the death of the revenue loss myth.
Enjoy your legit Beatles on your iThings.