The deal consists of “the entirety of Bob Dylan’s recorded body of work since 1962,” in accordance to Sony Music, starting with his self-titled debut album and persevering with by way of 2020’s “Rough and Rowdy Ways.” Sony added the settlement additionally consists of the rights to a number of future releases from Dylan.
“I’m glad that all my recordings can stay where they belong,” Dylan, 80, mentioned in a press release.
Dylan and Sony Music have a protracted historical past, courting again to October 1961, when he signed with Columbia Records, which is owned by the recording firm, and recorded his debut album that very same 12 months.
In 2008, he gained a Pulitzer Prize particular quotation for “his profound impact on popular music and American culture, marked by lyrical compositions of extraordinary poetic power.” In 2016, Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for “having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.”
He’s offered greater than 125 million data and continues to carry out worldwide.