Steve Jobs - Chapter 32: Music Man Summary & Analysis

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The iPod started a craze of people asking others what was on their iPod. Isaacson asked this question to Jobs and learned that the artists on his device ranged from the likes of Dylan, the Beatles, Joan Baez, and the Rolling Stones, to more contemporary artists like The Black Eyed Peas and Coldplay. Not long after the iPods release, Jobs had the idea of packaging every single one of Dylan’s songs into a $199 digital package. Sony did not approve, but after some negotiating and an Apple commercial featuring Dylan and his new album, the collection was created.

Jobs also wanted the Beatles to be on the iTunes store. This did not happen until 2010. This was mostly due to the contentious relationship that Apple Records had with Apple Computers. There were many legal battles over the use of the word Apple, which...

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