One interesting factor in the impending Zune/iPod War of Christmas 2006 is the looming possibility of the Beatles going digital for Microsoft. Michael Pachter, an analyst at Wedbush Morgan who follows Microsoft, wonders if the company will shell out the cash. It sure would give ‘em an edge in acquiring the music fans who didn’t download the 28-album Beatles torrent on Pirate Bay.
Let’s take a look at a list of popular artists who are still holding out on digital music.
God forbid some frat boy pays 99¢ for “Bawitdaba.” He’d miss the whole concept of Devil Without A Cause. Anyway, Mr. Rock will relent as soon as someone tells him Bob Seger finally gave in.