NEW YORK: Paul Simon is the newest icon to promote his wealthy catalog of songs.
Sony Music Publishing introduced Wednesday that it has acquired Simon’s catalog, which incorporates six many years of music, from his time in Simon & Garfunkel to his solo profession. Monetary particulars of the deal weren’t introduced.
Bob Dylan and Shakira not too long ago offered their full catalogs, whereas Stevie Nicks offered a majority of her catalog and Neil Younger offered 50% of his.
Simon has gained 16 Grammy Awards. His well-known songs embody Bridge Over Troubled Water, The Boxer, The Sound of Silence, Mrs. Robinson, Homeward Sure, I’m a Rock and 50 Methods to Go away Your Lover, amongst others.
Im happy to have Sony Music Publishing be the custodian of my songs for the approaching many years. I started my profession at Columbia/Sony Information and it appears like a pure extension to be working with the Publishing aspect as effectively,” 79-year-old Simon mentioned in an announcement.
Sony Music Publishing additionally represents catalogs by Motown, Michael Jackson, The Beatles, Carole King, Stevie Marvel, Queen, Ashford & Simpson, Leonard Cohen and extra.