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Music of the iPhone Intro

Paul, · Categories: General

What does it say that these songs were the ones used as examples of who great the iPod-like features of the iPhone are:

  1. Beatles – from Sargent Pepper’s “I Get By With a Little Help From My Friends” and “Lovely Rita” [note: not for sale at the iTunes store - yet]
  2. Bob Dylan – from Highway 61 Revisitied “Like a Rolling Stone”
  3. Greenday – from American Idiot “Boulevard of Broken Dreams”
  4. Talking Heads – from Stop Making Sense “Life During Wartime”

Then TV, Movies, websites and people noticed:

  1. The Office (beginning with an acknowledgement of NBC)
  2. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest
  3. Google Maps
  4. NY Times
  5. Amazon
  6. “An Inconvenient Truth” with props to Al Gore
  7. Starbucks in SFO on Google Maps [but the Delocator would be good too]
  8. Eric Schmidt of Google
  9. Jerry Yang of Yahoo
  10. Red Hot Chili Peppers – from Stadium Arcadium

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