Apple lands the Beatles for iTunes

Summary:Rev up your Beatles song puns. Apple is reportedly bringing the Beatles to iTunes.

Rev up your Beatles song puns. Apple is reportedly bringing the Beatles to iTunes.

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple has finally sealed a deal for the Beatles catalog. This effort has been going on for years. It's been a long and winding road, but Apple CEO Steve Jobs just couldn't let it be.  Finally, the two sides came together. These Beatles references could easily be a drinking game.

The news comes ahead of Apple's iTunes announcement. The Journal didn't have much detail beyond the main headline.

It's likely that Apple will have more than just the Beatles on tap for its iTunes announcement Tuesday.

Topics: Apple, Hardware, Mobility

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