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It's official: The Beatles finally on iTunes

After many years of resistance, The Beatles’ company Apple announced today that the legendary group’s music will finally become available for download.

The remaining members of the group have been refusing to add their catalogue to iTunes since before the iPod was even invented, in part because of complaints that Apple was infringing on the trademark of the Beatles’ record label and corporation which is also called Apple.

Yesterday, Apple invited the press to a mystery event with the teasing tagline: Tomorrow is Just Another Day. The invite depicts four clocks, each showing the time of the event in four countries and closely resembles the cover of The Beatles’ ‘Help!’ album.

This afternoon, a deal was finally reached between the Apples and EMI, who control the distribution of the group’s music.

Priced at £10.99 ($18.00) per album, with individual songs priced at 99p ($2.00), each album comes with "iTunes LP" extras including photos and lyrics. Double albums such as the 'White Album' cost £17.99 ($29.00) with the entire box set priced at £125 ($200).

The Beatles catalouge is available for sale on iTunes now.

Watch The Beatle's in their famous rooftop performance below:

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