Primary Wave Music Publishing has acquired a significant share of Julian Lennon's economic interest in the Beatles songs co-written by his father, John Lennon.

The share comes from the so-called writer's share of the songs rather than any share owned by any publisher like Sony/ATV Music.

"Partnering with Primary Wave provides me with a great team of supportive music professionals whose experience I can tap into as I continue to produce and record music," Lennon said in a statement. "I felt it was the appropriate time to take on a partner for both my interest in my father's legendary music and for my future music endeavors."

The deal covers the right to receive royalties from such hits as "All You Need Is Love," "Help," "I Want To Hold Your Hand," "Strawberry Fields Forever," "In My Life," "Hey Jude," "Nowhere Man," "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds," "Revolution," "Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band," "Ticket To Ride," and "Come Together" among many others.

Primary Wave, helmed by Larry Mestel, also holds rights in the songs written by Nirvana's Curt Cobain, Daryl Hall and John Oates, and Holly Knight.

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