Paradise, June Street Link For Licensing

Companies to co-rep music catalogs.

June Street Entertainment and the music-licensing division of Paradise Artists have put together a deal that allows each company to represent the other's music catalogs for licensing in film, television, commercials, soundtracks, trailers, games and new-media projects.

John Lappen, Paradise Artists executive VP of music licensing, and Art Ford, president and founder of June Street Entertainment, will oversee the collaboration.

Studio City, Calif.-based June Street Entertainment represents select catalog recordings from such artists as Quincy Jones, Mystikal, Frank Sinatra, Sarah Vaughn, Aerosmith, Diane Warren, All-4-One, Jim Croce, Roy Orbison, Paul Oakenfold, Oingo Boingo, Joan Jett, the Smithereens, Pat Benatar and Billie Holiday.

Since its inception in January 2001, June Street has secured music placement in such films as "Collateral," "Charlie's Angels," "The Bourne Identity," "Barbershop 2" and "Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen," and such TV shows as "Desperate Housewives," "CSI: Miami," "Six Feet Under" and "Dawson's Creek."

Paradise Artists, the Ojai, Calif.-based booking agency, represents select catalog recordings from Blue Oyster Cult, Eric Burdon, Cheap Trick, Alice Cooper, Tommy James, Don McLean, Davy Jones and Micky Dolenz, Vince Neil, Peter Noone, Robert Palmer, Jim Peterik, Paul Rodgers, Survivor, the Turtles and others.


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