ABKCO Music

  1. Record Labels Sue Pandora Over Pre-1972 Recordings

    April 17, 2014 6:07 PM EDT As expected, the three major labels, ABKCO, and the RIAA filed a copyright infringement lawsuit in New York state court against Pandora for playing pre-Feb. 15, 1972 recordings without making any royalty payments. This suit is a follow-up to th ...

  2. Real Gone Music, a New Reissue Label, Launches

    September 19, 2011 5:50 PM EDT Former Collector's Choice founder Gordon Anderson and Hep Cat Records & Distribution founder Gabby Castellana are joining forces in launching a new reissue label, Real Gone Music. The label, which will be distributed by Razor & Tie, w ...

  3. Former Beatles, Stones Manager Allen Klein Dies

    July 04, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Infamous record label owner Allen Klein, who played a key role in the demise of the Beatles and also nabbed control of some of the Rolling Stones' best-known songs, died in New York on Saturday after a battle with Alzheimer's disease, a ...

  4. Alfred Publishing Signs Zeppelin Deal

    November 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST Alfred Publishing has also been named to be the exclusive licensing agent for physical and digital print rights for the Led Zeppelin catalog. The territory defined in the deal is worldwide, excluding Europe. This follows on the deal with ABKCO Mus ...

  5. Stones Sign With Universal For Soundtrack

    January 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Rolling Stones have signed a one-album deal with Universal Music as they approach the end of their current contract with EMI, which is understood to expire this year. The band's worldwide deal with Universal is just for the soundtrack alb ...

  6. Gracenote Completes Licenses With Major Publishers

    December 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Gracenote has added Warner/Chappell Music and EMI Music Publishing to its song lyrics database, completing licenses with all five major music publishers. It also finalized deals with independent publishers ABKCO Music, the Bob Dylan Music Company, ...

  7. NARM Noms Revealed

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Annual convention set for Aug. 2-5. The National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers has revealed the nominees for its merchandisers of the year awards. The winners will be unveiled on the last night of the NARM annual convention, Aug. 2-5 in Kissimm ...

  8. Allen Klein To Be Honored By Songwriters Hall

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Awards gala will be held on June 15 in New York City. The Songwriters Hall of Fame will be awarding the Abe Olman Publishers Award to Allen Klein, CEO of ABKCO Music & Records. The award, named after one of the founders, goes to a music publis ...

  9. Recent Cases And Filings

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Various Cases and Filings Case : Delicious Vinyl v. Tee Vee Tunes; TVT Records and TVT Music Issue: Copyright infringement arising from defendant's use of plaintiff's original musical composition. Cite: Southern District of New York CV-2 ...