How’s this for postmodern circularity?
In 1967, The Beatles created Apple Corps as an outlet for their multimedia production, way before getting into a decades-long lawsuit party with Steve Jobs’ Apple Inc. Now that the iPhone maker has taken over both Main Street and Wall Street, the band’s legendary catalog has sold millions of albums and songs on iTunes, raking in even more in revenue.
The latest Beatles release to hit the iTunes store is the greatest-hits compilation 1. The best-selling album of the last decade, it collects the group’s chart-topping singles from 1962 to 1970. 1 hit iTunes last week and is getting a complementary physical reissue Tuesday.
This article appeared at WIRED