Sony Music Publishing announced Wednesday that it acquired Paul Simon’s entire song catalog over his six-decade music career.
Sony Music Publishing announced Wednesday that it has acquired legendary musician Paul Simon’s entire song catalog, which spans his six-decade music career.
“To be entrusted with his songs and recorded music is a privilege of the highest artistic order for the Sony Music Group worldwide,” Rob Stringer, Sony Music Group’s chairman, said in a press release.
The deal includes iconic songs such as “The Sound of Silence” and “Mrs. Robinson,” which were released when Simon was part of the music duo Simon & Garfunkel, as well as songs Simon released on his own such as “50 Ways to Leave Your Lover” and those on the “Graceland” album.
Simon will be joining other musicians that are under Sony Music including The Beatles, Carole King, Queen and Michael Jackson.
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.