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Bob Dylan sells his entire catalog of recorded music to Sony

Having already sold its publishing catalog to Universal in 2020, Bob Dylan has now sold its entire catalog of recorded music to Sony, including “the rights to several future new releases”. Bob Dylan has been on Columbia Records, which has been owned by Sony since the late ’80s, from the start, signing with the label in 1961 and releasing his self-titled debut album in March 1962. “Columbia Records and Rob Stringer have been nothing but dumb good for me for many years and many records,” Bob said in a statement. “I am happy that all my recordings can stay in their place.”

Sony Music Chairman Rob String said in a statement, “Columbia Records has had a special relationship with Bob Dylan since the beginning of his career and we are extremely proud and excited to continue to grow and evolve our ongoing partnership. for 60 years. Bob is one of music’s greatest icons and an artist of unparalleled genius. The pivotal impact he and his recordings continue to have on popular culture is unparalleled and we are thrilled that “He is now a permanent member of the Sony Music family. We are delighted to work with Bob and his team to find new ways to make his music accessible to his many fans today and to future generations.”

Billboard reports that the deal, including some of the most beloved songs and albums in rock and pop history, is valued at $200 million.

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Bob has also just announced a spring tour.