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Beatles on iTunes? Yoko Ono says 'Don't hold your breath'

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Image Credit: Sylvain Gaboury/PR Photos; Apple CorpsBeatles fans Can’t Buy Them Love—or any other classic Fab Four track—on iTunes any time soon, according to an interview with John Lennon’s widow Yoko Ono published in Reuters today.

“[Apple CEO] Steve Jobs has his own idea and he’s a brilliant guy,” Ono, in L.A. to promote the upcoming PBS documentary LENNONNYC, told a reporter. “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.

When EW spoke to Paul McCartney on the same subject in February of 2009, he told us, “It’s a bit of a sticky issue. We want it to happen. The record company was taken over by new people quite recently, so there is a gridlock of sorts. I’d like to make it happen.”

“Though,” he added with a laugh, “I am not part of the negotiations, thank goodness.”

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