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00:11 Ladies and gentlemen, the history of music and television on the Internet in three minutes. A TED medley -- a TEDley.

00:25 ♫ It's nine o' clock on a Saturday ♫

00:28 ♫ The record store's closed for the night ♫

00:31 ♫ So I fire up the old iTunes music store ♫

00:35 ♫ And soon I am feelin' all right ♫

00:41 ♫ I know Steve Jobs can find me a melody ♫

00:44 ♫ With one dollar pricing that rocks ♫

00:47 ♫ I can type in the track and get album names back ♫

00:51 ♫ While still in my PJs and socks ♫

00:57 ♫ Sell us a song, you're the music man ♫

01:00 ♫ My iPod's still got 10 gigs to go ♫

01:03 ♫ Yes, we might prefer more compatibility ♫

01:06 ♫ But Steve likes to run the whole show ♫

01:12 ♫ I heard "Desperate Housewives" was great last night ♫

01:15 ♫ But I had a bad piece of cod ♫

01:18 ♫ As I threw up my meal, I thought, "It's no big deal" ♫

01:22 ♫ I'll watch it tonight on my 'Pod ♫

01:26 ♫ And now all of the networks are joining in ♫

01:30 ♫ Two bucks a show without ads ♫

01:33 ♫ It's a business those guys always wanted to try ♫

01:36 ♫ But only Steve Jobs had the 'nads ♫

01:41 ♫ They say we're young, don't watch TV ♫

01:45 ♫ They say the Internet is all we see ♫

01:51 ♫ But that's not true; they've got it wrong ♫

01:54 ♫ See, all our shows are just two minutes long ♫

02:01 ♫ Hey ♫

02:05 ♫ I got YouTube ♫

02:07 ♫ I got YouTube ♫

02:11 And now, ladies and gentlemen, a tribute to the Recording Industry Association of America -- the RIAA!

02:22 ♫ Young man, you were surfin' along ♫

02:25 ♫ And then, young man, you downloaded a song ♫

02:28 ♫ And then, dumb man, copied it to your 'Pod ♫

02:31 ♫ Then a phone call came to tell you ... ♫

02:39 ♫ You've just been sued by the R-I-A-A ♫

02:42 ♫ You've just been screwed by the R-I-A-A ♫

02:47 ♫ Their attorneys say you committed a crime ♫

02:51 ♫ And there'd better not be a next time ♫

02:54 ♫ They've lost their minds at the R-I-A-A ♫

02:57 ♫ Justice is blind at the R-I-A-A ♫

03:00 ♫ You're depriving the bands ♫

03:03 ♫ You are learning to steal ♫

03:05 ♫ You can't do whatever you feel ♫

03:10 ♫ CD sales have dropped every year ♫

03:13 ♫ They're not greedy, they're just quaking with fear ♫

03:16 ♫ Yes indeedy, what if their end is near ♫

03:19 ♫ And we download all our music ♫

03:26 ♫ Yeah, that would piss off the R-I-A-A ♫

03:29 ♫ No plastic discs from the R-I-A-A ♫

03:34 ♫ What a way to make friends ♫

03:37 ♫ It's a plan that can't fail ♫

03:39 ♫ All your customers off to jail ♫

03:42 ♫ Who'll be next for the R-I-A-A? ♫

03:45 ♫ What else is vexing the R-I-A-A? ♫

03:48 ♫ Maybe whistling a tune ♫

03:50 ♫ Maybe humming along ♫

03:53 ♫ Maybe mocking 'em in a song ♫