'The Beatles' hits Apple iTunes store

Written by: Abdul Nisar
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Beatles on iTunes
California, Nov 17: The innovative giant Apple Inc has added the most influential and beloved rock band in music history, The Beatles, to the iTunes store.

"Starting today (Nov 16, 2010), the group"s 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," said Apple in their website.

Apple also offers 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.

“We"re really excited to bring the Beatles" music to iTunes. It"s 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, said Sir Paul McCartney, former The Beatles member.

Apple offers single albums for purchase and download for $12.99 each, double albums for $19.99 each and individual songs for $1.29 each. The special digital 'Beatles Box Set' is available at $149.

Also users can can stream and view the 'Live at the Washington Coliseum, 1964' concert film from iTunes for free for the remainder of 2010.

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