It can be said that he recited poems through songs. In that poem there are people, the eternal message of humanity. Anti-war rhetoric, thunder against racism is its uniqueness. That is why the highest honors in the world of art have come to him in a hurry.
I’m talking about legendary musician and poet Bob Dylan. Who has won prizes like Nobel, Oscar and Grammy. At the age of 60, the happy star sold his songs and recordings.
Bob Dylan’s lyric poetry sale was reported in December last year. Universal Music bought it for কোটি 300 million. Which is more than two and a half thousand crore in Bangladeshi currency.
It is learned that Bob Dylan has also sold the recording rights of his own songs. Sony’s Columbia Records has bought all his songs. For this the company had to pay a large sum of money. However, neither Dylan nor Sony has disclosed the amount.
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However, the music magazine ‘Billboard’ has claimed that Sony has bought the recording rights of Bob Dylan’s songs for কোটি 200 million. Which is more than 1 thousand 618 crore in Bangladeshi currency. As a result, Bob Dylan got more than Rs 4,200 crore just by selling the song rights.
Bob Dylan debuted as a musician in the sixties. All of his songs released since then until 2020 are covered by the agreement. In all, Sony has the rights to record 39 albums and 17 ‘Bottleg series’, a collection of live performances, and the recording of many singles and unpublished songs.
Needless to say, Bob Dylan’s first album was released in 1982 from Columbia Records. So his relationship with this company throughout the whole life of music. That’s why he is happy to sell his song rights to them.
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