REDMOND, WA (TSD After Dark) The much anticipated announcement from Apple that iTunes would finally offer The Beatles catalogue electronically has come true, delighting music fans worldwide. Now users can download the Fab Four’s singles and albums.
Not to be outdone, Microsoft countered by making a startling announcement of their own. Original Beatles drummer Pete Best’s catalogue will be available beginning in January of 2011.
“This is huge for us,” said Microsoft’s Alan Grossman. “Best was a major player in the band’s rise to fame. They practiced at his house a lot.” (more…)