“Don’t hold your breath waiting for Beatles songs to go on sale at iTunes or other online retailers, Yoko Ono said on Thursday,” Dean Goodman reports for Reuters. “‘(Apple CEO) Steve Jobs has his own idea and he’s a brilliant guy,’ Ono, the 77-year-old widow of John Lennon, told Reuters. ‘There’s just an element that we’re not very happy about, as people. We are holding out. Don’t hold your breath … for anything,” she said with a laugh.'”
Goodman reports, “Ono said her comments did not necessarily reflect the opinions of the three other equal shareholders in Apple Corps — McCartney, bandmate Ringo Starr and Olivia Harrison, the widow of George Harrison. But she added that the infamous rancor of the past has been replaced by smooth consensus because ‘we’re older and more experienced.'”
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MacDailyNews Take: If the business motive of Ono et al. was to get the the point where nobody gives a shit anymore, it’s been a brilliant success. They missed their window of opportunity by several years already. Whenever, if ever, they finally debut on iTunes Store, it’ll be to yawns and more than a few chuckles at their incredible tardiness.