NEW YORK (
announced Tuesday that music from the Beatles, one of the most commercially successful bands of all time, is finally available for download on iTunes.
Single albums will be available for purchase for $12.99 each, double albums for $19.99 and individual songs for $1.29.
The Beatles catalogue was never before available on iTunes, due to a trademark dispute between the band's old record label, Apple Corps, and Steve Jobs' company. The dispute was settled in 2007.
On Tuesday morning, just after 10 a.m. ET, photographs of the Beatles were featured on Apple's website with a link to a special section that includes videos and TV ads surrounding the launch.
The news followed intense speculation over a cryptic message posted on Apple's website Monday about an
to follow "tomorrow."
--Written by Olivia Oran in New York.
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