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Beatles Headed to iTunes?

Fab Four's iconic catalog was noted holdout
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 15, 2010 4:57 PM CST
Beatles Headed to iTunes?
In this Feb. 9, 1964 file photo, The Beatles perform on the CBS "Ed Sullivan Show" in New York.   (AP Photo/Dan Grossi/ file)

(Newser) – Fab Four fans, rejoice: Or at least hold your breath, because the Wall Street Journal is reporting that Steve Jobs' pending iTunes news is that Apple is nearing a deal to bring the Beatles' catalog at long last onboard. Apple is readying an announcement, anonymous insiders say, while also warning that plans could still change at the last minute. The Journal notes that an agreement would end decades of tension between the two giants; the Beatles originally sued Apple in 1978 for copyright infringement on their Apple Records and Apple Corp. Ltd.
(Read more Beatles stories.)

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