What’s next for The Beatles catalogue

I’ve written before about why it’s important for The Beatles to sort out making their music available digitally, but it seems like what’s next is a videogame from the the makers of Rock Band and… some new CDs. The original albums, plus a new version of Past Masters will be remastered and released on theContinue reading “What’s next for The Beatles catalogue”

I would like to say thank you on behalf of the group and ourselves and I hope we’ve passed the audition

‘I would like to say thank you on behalf of the group and ourselves and I hope we’ve passed the audition’ – John Lennon,  after the Beatles’ final gig, which took place on the roof of the HQ of Apple Corps, just over 38 years ago. What’s surprising is considering all the fights that hadContinue reading “I would like to say thank you on behalf of the group and ourselves and I hope we’ve passed the audition”

It Won’t Be Long: The Beatles and MP3

I’m a big Beatles fan, and had a post cooked up all about those reports that, thanks to Norweigan Broadcasting (NRK), you could download Beatles MP3s for free, legally. NRK’s site said: “Some weeks ago, NRK – Norwegian Braodcasting – signed a deal with music rights holder organisation TONO in Norway. The new deal givesContinue reading “It Won’t Be Long: The Beatles and MP3”