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Old May 8, 2006, 09:51 AM   #1
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Would you buy Beatles music from the iTunes store if you could?

What with the ongoing Apple Corps vs Apple saga and the whole kerfuffle with Beatles music not being on iTunes, would you actually buy any Beatles songs from the store if they were available?
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Old May 8, 2006, 09:54 AM   #2
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No, can't stand most of the Beatles stuff, one or two I like but otherwise...

Great songwriters, just don't like em.
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Old May 8, 2006, 09:55 AM   #3
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i'd buy it if i bought anything from the itunes music store, i prefer actual cd's, and they tend not to cost much more! 128 is far to low a bitrate when its your only copy!
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Old May 8, 2006, 09:57 AM   #4
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I never really liked the Beatles.
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Old May 8, 2006, 10:06 AM   #5
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I already have quite the nice collection of Beatles cd's, but I would probably pick up a few songs on iTunes.
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Old May 8, 2006, 10:07 AM   #6
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No.

I've ripped the Red and the Blue albums. That's all the Beatles I'll ever need...
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Old May 8, 2006, 10:12 AM   #7
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I voted no, but that's because I have quite a few Beatles CDs and I never buy anything from the iTMS anyway.
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Old May 8, 2006, 10:12 AM   #8
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No, The Beatles are crap.
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Old May 8, 2006, 10:18 AM   #9
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I love the Beatles. Started listening to them a few weeks ago and I think they're brilliant. Voted yes.
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Old May 8, 2006, 10:21 AM   #10
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I might get a few... but it's not like I'm a huge fan or my life not complete until the Beatles are on iTunes.
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Old May 8, 2006, 10:21 AM   #11
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If I didn't already own the complete collection on CD I would...
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Old May 8, 2006, 10:22 AM   #12
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I do not like there music..


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Old May 8, 2006, 10:26 AM   #13
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Not a particular fan of the Beatles. The only time I'd consider buying it from iTunes is if I needed a track for an iMovie soundtrack where I really wanted a song but didn't need a whole album.
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Old May 8, 2006, 10:29 AM   #14
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As the youngest of 6 kids, I grew up with siblings who were fanatical over the Beatles. As a result, they were the first substantial influence on my musical taste (apart from Alvin and the Chipmunks ).
While I have most of what I'd want already, there are a few tunes I'd pick up here and there.
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Old May 8, 2006, 11:02 AM   #15
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Have pretty much all of it on cd already, although i hear there being remastered.. will wait to see what they do with them.

Seems much akin to Lucas trying to get me to buy Star Wars again...
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Old May 8, 2006, 11:09 AM   #16
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i wouldnt, i have all the beatles i need
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I wouldn't buy any of there cd's or songs because I really don't like their music or would have the need to ever really listen to it.
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Old May 8, 2006, 11:22 AM   #18
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I would buy them if the sound quality was MUCH better than the current CD releases, which are just brutal. The whole catalog is in dire need of a remix using modern technology. It has nothing to do with the quality of the original mixes, I think (although the stereo mixes of the albums up to and including Sgt. Pepper are bad), but rather with the digital technology that was in place in 1987, when the CDs were issued.

Listen to the difference between 'Eleanor Rigby' on the current CD issue of 'Revolver' and the version on the recently issued 'Yellow Submarine' soundtrack. No comparison.

When the songs ALL sound like that, I'll buy 'em. Otherwise, my ripped CDs are fine.
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Old May 8, 2006, 02:24 PM   #19
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No, but not because I already own a couple of their CDs, and that is all I will need.
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Old May 8, 2006, 02:28 PM   #20
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Maybe. I only have a few of their songs right now-- so if I were to randomly come upon a song or two of theirs that I just had to have, then I might.
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Old May 8, 2006, 02:39 PM   #21
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I have most of their CDs but their might be something I want on iTMS so I voted yes.
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Old May 8, 2006, 03:14 PM   #22
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Rip the 1 disc

You can find beatles 1 for well under 10 dollars on Amazon and other sites. This gives you 27 tracks of beatles gold for well under .40 a track, and you can rip them at whatever quality you want.

You can choose to pay the Beatles (new) or not (used), and you can save much money compared to whatever you may pay to itunes.
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Old May 8, 2006, 03:25 PM   #23
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If I did use iTunes to buy music then I wouldn't buy the Beatles. I think they're seriously over rated. I normally only use iTunes to buy audio books or comedy cds. I prefer to own real albums in RL as crazy as that might sound.
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Old May 8, 2006, 03:35 PM   #24
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I'm not sure what you'll learn from this poll. Maybe you need more options, since not buying any Beatles on iTMS can be due to: not liking them; want to punish them for a stupid court case; have all the Beatles you're going to ever own; never buy anything on iTMS.

I myself don't care about the court case but won't buy any Beatles from iTMS because I already have all the Beatles songs I'm ever going to own (I like them, although they're not favourites of mine and I wouldn't play their music too oftern)
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My dad already has the CD. So I just riped them.
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