Universal Music buys Bob Dylan's entire catalog

New York (AFP) – Universal Music has bought the entire back catalog of Bob Dylan’s songs, the company announced Monday, describing the deal as “one of the most important” music publishing agreements of all time. The deal covers more than 600 song copyrights spanning 60 years including “Blowin’ In The Wind,” “The Times They Are a-Changin’,” “Like A Rolling Stone,” “Lay Lady Lay,” (and) “Forever Young,” Universal Music said in a statement. The music company gave no financial details of the purchase but the Financial Times reported it was a “nine-figure deal.” The New York Times estimated the pri…

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