Sony Music Publishing has signed a global agreement with the estate of singer-songwriter Gregg Allman to administer its catalog of songs.
The deal covers many of Allman’s compositions from his time as a member of the Allman Brothers Ban (ABB), as well as songs written throughout his solo career.
Widely regarded as one of the most iconic rock and roll songwriters, Allman’s career spanned over five decades.
In that time, the musician gained accolades that include the ABB’s 1995 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, a 2006 induction into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame, a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012 at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards, several Grammy nominations and RIAA platinum and gold certifications.
Some of Allman’s notable works include Whipping Post, Melissa, and Midnight Rider by the Allman Brothers Band.
Other notable works include his solo albums such as 1973’s Laid Back, 1987’s I’m No Angel, and his GRAMMY nominated 2011 album Low Country Blues.
“I look forward to bringing his music to new generations of fans.”
Michael Lehman, Allman’s former manager, said: “I am very pleased to begin this partnership with Brian Monaco and the Sony Music Publishing team to build upon Gregg Allman’s legacy.
“I look forward to bringing his music to new generations of fans and inspiring audiences around the world.”
“Gregg Allman is without a doubt one of the greatest rock and roll songwriters of all time.”
Brian Monaco, Sony Music Publishing
Brian Monaco, Sony Music Publishing President, Global Chief Marketing Officer, added: “Gregg Allman is without a doubt one of the greatest rock and roll songwriters of all time.
“On behalf of all of us at Sony Music Publishing, we are honored to partner with his estate to support his incredible catalog, and we look forward to creating new opportunities for his songs.”
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