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    Sony/ATV Music Publishing Acquires Leiber Stoller Catalogue

    Just found this news story on the Web.


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    Sony/ATV Music Publishing Acquires Leiber Stoller Catalogue

    Hits include "Stand By Me," "Hound Dog," "Jailhouse Rock" and "Poison Ivy".

    NEW YORK, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony/ATV Music Publishing today
    announced that it has acquired the legendary catalogue of award-winning
    songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.

    The Leiber Stoller catalogue contains more than 40 Top 40 hits,
    including "Stand By Me," "Poison Ivy," "Is That All There Is?," "Love
    Potion #9" and some of the greatest songs that are part of the Elvis
    Presley legend, including "Hound Dog" and "Jailhouse Rock." Sony/ATV MusicPublishing is co- owned by Sony and trusts formed by Michael Jackson.

    "I have always been a great fan of this amazing catalogue," said Martin
    N. Bandier, Chairman and CEO, Sony/ATV Music Publishing. "These songs can only be described as gems that help define American music. I am looking forward to exploring ways to introduce them to a whole new generation and to working with Jerry and Mike, who are two of the most prolific and successful songwriters of all time."

    "This is an important and exciting acquisition for Sony/ATV Music
    Publishing," said Rob Wiesenthal, Chief Financial Officer, Sony Corporation
    of America, and Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, Sony
    Entertainment Inc. "This catalogue traces decades of rock and roll history,
    and we look forward to further increasing its value for the company going
    forward."

    "I am delighted that we were able to acquire the Leiber Stoller
    catalogue," said Michael Jackson. "The songs of Jerry Leiber and Mike
    Stoller have defined an era, and the artists who have recorded their work
    reads like a who's who of rock and roll."

    Leiber and Stoller, who have worked together for more than 50 years,
    have been inducted into the Songwriters' Hall of Fame, the Record
    Producers' Hall of Fame, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. They also
    share a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

    "As an innovative and independent music publishing company,Sony/ATV provides the perfect home for our work," said Mike Stoller. "I am confident that the team at Sony/ATV will give the necessary focus and attention to our songs, creating fresh and innovative ways to promote our work."
    Jerry Leiber added, "I am pleased to join Sony/ATV Music Publishing's
    extensive roster of great composers, including Lennon and McCartney, Roy Orbison, and Hank Williams."

    Key songs from the Leiber and Stoller catalogue include:
    Stand By Me, Jailhouse Rock, Hound Dog, Kansas City, Love Potion #9,
    Jackson, Is That All There Is?, Lucky Lips, Yakety Yak, Love Me, Santa
    Claus Is Back In Town, I'm A Woman, I Keep Forgettin', Don't, Spanish
    Harlem, Loving You, Searchin', Poison Ivy, Charlie Brown, Ruby Baby, I (Who Have Nothing), Trouble, Treat Me Nice, There Goes My Baby, Dance With Me, Little Egypt, (You're So Square) Baby I Don't Care, Young Blood, You're The Boss, She's Not You, Regulate, Saved, Pearl's A Singer, Smokey Joe's Caf?, Riot In Cell Block # 9, King Creole, Black Denim Trousers and Motorcycle Boots (L'Homme a la Moto), Bossa Nova Baby, Down Home Girl and Drip Drop.

    About Sony/ATV Music Publishing

    Sony/ATV Music Publishing was established in 1995 as a joint venture
    between Sony and trusts formed by Michael Jackson. Sony/ATV Music
    Publishing owns or administers over 400,000 copyrights by such artists as
    the Beatles, Beck, Brooks & Dunn, Leonard Cohen, Neil Diamond, Bob Dylan, The Everly Brothers, Fall Out Boy, Jimi Hendrix, Billy Mann, Joni Mitchell, Graham Nash, Willie Nelson, Roy Orbison, Richie Sambora, Stephen Stills, KT Tunstall and Hank Williams, among others. It is not part of the Sony BMG Music Entertainment venture. On the web: http://www.sonyatv.com.
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    Exclamation Michael Jackson is the owner

    Now Michael Jackson is the owner of all Elvis music.

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    If Michael Jackson is the owner of Elvis music will they still release Elvis albums and singles?
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    Michael Jackson owns 50% while Sony owns the other half and, according to Wikipedia, "although Michael Jackson's half is currently pledged as collateral on a secured loan of over $200 million."

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    Exclamation traitors Leiber-Stoller and a new Col Parker (michael Jackson)

    Michael Jackson is the owner and one fan wrote that is possible poor quality in the songs and no more new editions.
    Thanks traitors Leiber-Stoller.
    They could have been sell the other music of his area but Elvis Presley is for the world. No more monopoly on Elvis Presley.
    And Michael Jacson is so triky that is very dificult new innovations and discovers for Elvis albums.
    Ans is a revenge because the Elvis´s music on 50 years is public in Europe. And the traitor believe that this deal is money but is a money that they never see again.
    And I think in Elvis Presley. Only worked for other fortune. Thanks Godness, Elvis Presley is in the heavens with God and his mother.
    And Well, we know what this partership has done for the Beatles: No dvd's, no cd's available except for the ancient poor quality ones from the album master reels. We may end up watching future editions of 'Jailhouse Rock' and 'Loving You' with no Leiber-Stoller songs.
    But Michael Jackson is the owner because is one guy very tricky and is a revenge against 30 anniversay of Elvis Presley and his popularity and sell is for his money and a few for Sony.
    Is very tricky and do not let 50% for Sony in this land because is Elvis Presley.
    Where you read ATV means Michael Jackson and no more new editions.
    Is envy with a vengeance
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    Quote Originally Posted by Suspicious Minds View Post
    If Michael Jackson is the owner of Elvis music will they still release Elvis albums and singles?
    Oh, yes, no change there......

    But the lead vocals will be replaced by Wacko's..............
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