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Apple Meets the Beatles’ 50th With All-Fab iTunes Channel

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Apple has joined the festivities marking the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ landmark performance on The Ed Sullivan Show. A new iTunes channel includes the Fab Four’s 14-minute Ed Sullivan clip. The channel also includes the first iTunes offering of the Beatles’ dozen U.S. albums; the full collection comes with 1964 spoken-word set The Beatles’ Story and costs $120. Beatlemaniacs can also check out interviews and streaming audio via iTunes Radio.

Don’t miss SPIN’s list of The Beatles’ 15 Greatest TV Performances, and also check out recent Beatles covers by Dave Grohl, Lauryn Hill, Arctic Monkeys, the Flaming Lips, and more. On February 12 at 8:30 p.m. EST, CBS will rebroadcast its The Beatles: The Night That Changed America – A GRAMMY Salute special, with Grohl, Stevie Wonder, the Eurythmics, and many more.