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This IS Your Grandpa's Music

tunesAt the end of last week someone finally downloaded the 10 billionth song on i-Tunes.  The person who downloaded the song also scored 10-thousand dollars worth of free downloads on i-Tunes.  So who won?  A guy in his early 70's!  His name is Louie Sulcer and he lives in Georgia.  He was downloading an old Johnny Cash song called "Guess Things Happen That Way." I wonder if his children and grandchildren believed him when he said he won.  Let's be honest, have you had someone older bumping around on the web and suddenly call you to tell you they won a free computer or a trip around the world.  I feel like if that would have happened to my parents or grandparents I wouldn't have believed it and probably would have instructed them to turn off the computer immediately before they download a nasty virus. Actually Sulcer got a call from Steven Jobs and he even had Rosanne Cash (Johnny's daughter) on the line with him.  Now for sure I would have grabbed the phone out of my grandparents or parents hand and hang it up immediately if they were telling me Steven Jobs and Rosanne Cash were on the line.  Mr. Sulcer thought it might be a prank call, but stayed on the line long enough to find out about his prize.

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