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    Beatles Catalog Hits Streaming Services

    The holdout is over. After years of denials, the Beatles are joining the modern music revolution — late, as always — by allowing 224 of their songs to appear on nine streaming services. The band’s controlling financial interests have opted not to sign an exclusive deal with one service, allowing their music to debut on all major platforms, including Apple Music, Spotify and Amazon Prime. While it’s great news for fans, it’s a letdown for Fab Four cover bands like “Here Comes the Sun,” who have reportedly chalked up thousands in royalties — and may now lose their golden ticket.

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