Here's an early Christmas present courtesy of rock 'n' roll's best-loved band. After several days of rumors, the gang at Apple Corp. confirmed that The Beatles will finally make their music available on a whole slew of streaming sites, and fans of the Fab Four will be able to open the present a day early.

Starting Christmas Eve (that's tomorrow, for those without Advent desk calendars), Liverpool's favorite sons will be arriving on all of the high-profile streaming sites, including Spotify, Tidal, Prime Music, Google Play, Slack, Microsoft Groove, Deezer, Rhapsody, and yes, even, their long time fruit-inspired rivals, Apple Music.

This is the Beatles we're talking about, after all. Go big or go home, right? Pandora is pretty much the one major service that isn't on board, due to the fact that the company doesn't deal directly with bands — though as Re/code notes, their music will still pop up via the site's Web radio service.

In full St. Nicholas fashion, the band's arrival will be staggered, arriving on the services at 12:01AM in listener's respective time zones. So, Happy Christmas (Royalty War is Over). And yes, I realize that was a Lennon solo song, but it's Christmas, so give me a break here.

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