Paul Simon Sells Publishing Rights
Sony Music Publishing now owns the rights to all of Paul Simon’s songs. The company made the announcement today, but specific financial details were not released. The statement read in part, “Paul Simon is a masterful, once-in-a-lifetime songwriter whose remarkable body of work has generated an enduring influence on our culture and consciousness. To represent his indelible songs is an incredible honor for Sony Music Publishing, so with tremendous pride, I welcome Paul to our family.”
Paul Simon has written sy\uch timeless classics as “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” “The Boxer,” “Mrs. Robinsons” and many more. The use of these songs in movies, commercials, and television shows earns hundreds of thousands of dollars annually.
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