Primary Wave Acquires Interest in Sly & the Family Stone Catalog

The deal includes all music assets of Even St. Productions, which covers music publishing and master royalty streams of all songs written by Sylvester Stewart (Sly Stone) including the hits “Everyday People,” Thank You,” “Dance To The Music,” and “Family Affair.”

Reservoir Acquires Nearly 500 Songs from Hoagy Carmichael Catalog

Reservoir has acquired nearly 500 songs from the catalog of late American songwriter Hoagy Carmichael. The global deal, conducted with Carmichael’s heirs, sees the US publisher acquiring titles from the Tin Pan Alley era dating as far back as the 1920s. Carmichael is best known for composing ‘Georgia On My Mind’, ‘Heart and Soul’, ‘Stardust’, ‘The Nearness of You’ and ‘Skylark’.

The ‘Blurred Lines’ Appeal Failed — Now What? – Billboard

With the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling to uphold a 2015 verdict finding Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams' hit "Blurred Lines" infringed the copyright to Marvin Gaye's "Got to Give It Up," many in the music industry are concerned about the potential consequences.