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Bryan Ferry, Photo: Ros O'Gorman

Bryan Ferry Sells 50% Of His Music Catalogue To Irvin Azoff


Bryan Ferry has sold 50 per cent of his music catalogue to Irving Azoff’s Iconic Artists Group.

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Sound As Ever by Jane Gazzo and Andrew P Street

Jane Gazzo And Andrew P Street Document Australian Music In The 90s With Sound As Ever

by Paul Cashmere

‘Sound As Ever – A celebration of the Greatest Decade in Australian Music (1990-1999)’ is a new book by Jane Gazzo and Andrew P Street.

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Templeton Thompson and Sam Gay

Templeton Thompson and Sam Gay Sign With ORiGiN Music Publishing

by Paul Cashmere

U.S. songwriters Templeton Thompson and Sam Gay have signed with Philip Mortlock’s ORiGiN Music Publishing in Sydney for their Connected at the Hit and BoatPony Music catalogues.

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Neil Diamond photo by Ros O'Gorman

Neil Diamond Sells Song Catalogue and Master Recordings To Universal

by Paul Cashmere

Neil Diamond is the latest artist to sell off the family assets with Universal acquiring his publishing and recordings.

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David Bowie by Ros O'Gorman

David Bowie Catalogue Sold For $250 Million

by Paul Cashmere

The David Bowie estate has sold Bowie’s music publishing catalogue for an estimated $250 million to Warner Chappell Music.

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Paul Simon, Rod Laver Arena, 2013, Ros O'Gorman, Photo

Paul Simon Sells Catalog To Sony Music Publishing

by Paul Cashmere @paulcashmere

Paul Simon has sold his entire songwriting catalogue to Sony Music Publishing for what is expected to be a deal worth over $200 million.

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The People vs Larry Flynt

Hustler Founder Larry Flint Dead at 78

by Paul Cashmere

Larry Flynt, founder of the Hustler adult entertainment empire, has died at age 78. Flynt died of heart failure according to reports.

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Neil Young and Crazy Horse Greendale tour Melbourne photo by Ros O'Gorman

Neil Young Sells 50% of his Catalogue For $150 million


Neil Young has sold 50 per cent of his music catalogue said to be worth an estimated $150 million (£UK110 million/$AU192 million).

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Leo Sayer photo by Ros OGorman

Leo Sayer Signs Publishing Partnership With Primary Wave

by Paul Cashmere

British/Australian superstar Leo Sayer has signed a partnership agreement with Primary Wave Music Publishing for his songwriting catalogue.

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David Crosby, A Day On The Green, Ros O'Gorman, Photo

David Crosby Is Selling His Catalogue Too

by Paul Cashmere

After the news that Bob Dylan has sold his entire publishing catalogue to Universal Music Publishing now David Crosby has announced he is in the process of doing the same.

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Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan Sells Out To Universal Music

by Paul Cashmere

And just when you thought 2020 couldn’t throw up any more surprises Bob Dylan has become a complete sell-out. Dylan has sold the publishing rights to his songwriting catalogue in a deal said to be worth around $300 million to Universal Music.

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Jeremy Sirota

Facebook’s Jeremy Sirota Appointed CEO of Merlin

by Paul Cashmere

Former Facebook exec Jeremy Sirota has been appointed CEO of Merlin.

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L to R: Jason Herbison, Alexandra Cunningham, Natalie Mandel (of Fremantle Media), Amy Jarman & Heath Johns (of BMG Australia)

BMG Partner to Supply Music to Neighbours

by Paul Cashmere

Neighbours has switched publisher for the first time since the show started and will now be represented by BMG.

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Ian James and Linda Bosidis

Ian James To Hand Over Mushroom Publishing To Linda Bosidis

by Paul Cashmere

After 32 years as Managing Director of Mushroom Publishing, respected Australian music industry icon Ian James is standing down.

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Hungry Kids Of Hungary

Hungry Kids Of Hungary Sign Publishing Deal, Play New Songs

by Andrew Tijs

Brisbane indie pop champs Hungry Kids Of Hungry sign a publishing deal with Alberts and play three new songs live.

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The Beatles Abbey Road

Universal Music Buys EMI, Sony Gets EMI Publishing

by Paul Cashmere

Universal Music Group (UMG) has signed an agreement to buy EMI’s recorded music division for £1.2 billion. ($AUD1.8 billion, $US1.9 billion).

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