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Martin Bandier, a top executive at the music publishing company that owns the Lennon-McCartney song writing copyrights, has said he'd be interested in a dedicated edition of Guitar Hero for the Beatles.

"It's something we have talked about and something I'd like to pursue," said Bandier to the Los Angeles Times.

Traditionally, the rights to cover Beatles tracks have been notoriously hard to obtain, but copyright owner Sony/ATV Music Publishing has recently loosened its stance, allowing a number of companies to use the songs in advertisements.

Activision has yet to comment on the matter, but it'd be daft not to pursue a potentially massive opportunity like this.
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I think GuitarHero/RockBand is a great new means of music distribution. Especially getting classic music from the Beatles to a younger generation that might not normally listen to them. That'd be great if they can get The Beatles on board, and then hopefully Zeppelin will follow suit.
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I think for download content it would be fine. I think its very stupid to buy GH3/ Aerosmith GH3/ Beatles GH3 all for 50 bucks a piece though. They should have to sell it for like 20 bucks if it did come out just because they aren't making anything new. Its just some different songs.
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A beatles version? Now that is sweet.

Did they have Dio in the other ones?
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I think for download content it would be fine. I think its very stupid to buy GH3/ Aerosmith GH3/ Beatles GH3 all for 50 bucks a piece though. They should have to sell it for like 20 bucks if it did come out just because they aren't making anything new. Its just some different songs.
Well hopefully the games wont be $50 a piece. I dont think they announced pricing on the Aerosmith version yet.
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I'd be sold on a Dragonforce or Dethklok edition, but not Beatles or Aerosmith.
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This is completly ridiculous, damn get real guitars if you want someone's signature, not a piece of plastic. Maybe that's my point of view because I'm a guitarist, but anyways.
    
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This is completly ridiculous, damn get real guitars if you want someone's signature, not a piece of plastic. Maybe that's my point of view because I'm a guitarist, but anyways.
I've been playing guitar for years...I dont see anything wrong with this. It's a way to get music out there, which is always a good thing. Maybe this will spawn new guitarists, who knows?
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I'd be sold on a Dragonforce or Dethklok edition, but not Beatles or Aerosmith.
Times-freaking-two. Beatles Guitar Hero? Really? They'd only have an easy setting.
    
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yah but people spend alot of money on downloading songs for guitar hero and rock band

my friend buys the PS3 songs got maybe 15 songs for 24 bucks

Blackened on expert death you all!!
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Blackened has been dethroned lol.

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