As Steve says, these rumors have happened so often, it’s easy to become jaded. But this one is different for a lot of reasons.
One, today Apple sent out invites today to a press event on 09-09-09. When this latest rumor first started, I thought yes, this is it. Then I thought that since Beatles Rock Band debuted via Microsoft at E3, maybe Apple Inc is just being a bitch trying to steal the Beatles’s thunder. But now I’m back on board with the rumor. Things are getting interesting.
Two, as I’ve already explained, there are financial reasons why Apple Corp/EMI needed to put the Beatles catalog on iTunes.
Three, the catalog is now remastered, and that’s what Paul has said they were waiting for years ago.
And now there’s this:
"We called Apple’s press office today to check on the rumor.
The music we heard while on hold? The Beatles’ “Hello, Goodbye.”
Now, of course, it could mean nothing. We’re on the phone. “Hello, Goodbye.” Get it?
Is Apple being cute? Or just pulling our legs?”