Music Sales Signs Big 3 Deal
The Music Sales Group has signed a long-term multi-territory license agreement with Alfred Music Publishing for the print rights to the Big 3 catalog. Music Sales’ rights are exclusive for the European territories and non-exclusive in the other territories licensed, including North America, Australia and Asia.
The Big 3 catalog contains a wealth of material such as “Aquarius,” “At Last,” “The Best Is Yet to Come,” “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang,” “Diamonds Are Forever,” “The James Bond Theme,” “Over the Rainbow,” “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town,” and many other significant songs.
The announcement was made by Music Sales Corporation president Barrie Edwards, who noted, “We are very enthusiastic about the opportunity to work with such a rich catalog of music and look forward to harvesting it to its full potential.”
Alfred’s COO Bryan Bradley commented, “Music Sales is a great home for this wonderful collection of songs. The company is ideally suited to give the catalog the attention it deserves.”