Beatles back catalogue appears for sale digitally

It's unclear whether the music has been licensed to be sold online though...

The Beatles‘ entire back catalogue has been made available to buy digitally for the first time, with individual tracks being sold for 25 cents each.

US-based download site is selling the tracks – which include The Beatles‘ recently released remastered albums – and also streaming them online for users to listen to as many times as they like for free.

However, it is unclear whether EMI and Apple Corps – who must give permission for The Beatles‘ music to be sold online – have agreed to let the website distribute the tracks.

It has long been rumoured that The Beatles music will be made available to buy on iTunes, but a deal between the band, their representatives and the download store is yet to be finalised.

A spokesperson for Apple Corps reportedly told that she didn’t think had permission to sell The Beatles‘ music. is also selling songs by AC/DC, another band known to have not issued their material digitally before.