“On April 28th, 2003, moments before I was about to interview Steve Jobs at San Francisco’s Moscone Center, I was jittery,” Laura Locke reports for Technologizer.

“Anticipation? Nerves? Excitement? You bet. All of those visceral emotions were firing,” Locke reports. “Knowing Jobs’ storied reputation as an irascible and exacting Silicon Valley CEO had me on edge. But I had prepared a tight set of questions. Secretly, I was hoping he might enjoy the line of inquiry. In turn, I would have a lively and candid report for my editors at TIME.”

Locke reports, “What I didn’t know was that the interview was taking place on what would turn out to be one of the most important days in Apple’s history: The launch of the iTunes Music Store… So here it is for the first time: My iTunes Music Store interview with Steve Jobs, in its entirety and verbatim.”

Read more in the full article – recommended – here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Brawndo Drinker” for the heads up.]