The founder of Fleetwood Mac also sells song rights
The Common Music Group, which belongs to the Universal concern, bought the rights to Bob Dylan’s complete works, a total of 600 recordings, for several hundred million dollars a few weeks ago. And Hipgnosis announced the acquisition of 50 percent of the song rights of the Canadian-American folk rock star Neil Young – as well as the takeover of the publishing rights of the former guitarist of the band Fleetwood Mac, Lindsey Buckingham (“Go Your Own Way”, “The Chain”).
The founder and drummer of this American-British group, which was very popular in the 1970s and 1980s, Mick Fleetwood (73), has meanwhile sold his shares in the band catalog to the music company BMG – “3 months after the Fleetwood Mac classic ‘Dreams’ captured TikTok and millions of new fans worldwide“Announced the company on Thursday. No purchase price was given, but: “This is the biggest deal in the last two years,” said BMG.