NEW YORK (CelebrityAccess) – Legendary songwriter Robbie Robertson has signed with Primary Wave Music Publishing.
The deal covers the majority of Robertson’s catalog, including songs he wrote for The Band such as “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down,” “Up On Cripple Creek,” and “Rag Mama Rag,” and will also see the publisher working to market his name and likeness.
“I so look forward to mixing it up with Primary Wave. They bring a progressive outlook to today’s musical landscape,” said Robertson in a statement. “I find something extremely refreshing and ambitious about their working process. We have a lot of ideas in common, and I think this is going to be a terrific relationship, that I’m very excited about.”
“It’s a great honor for us to welcome Robbie Robertson to the Primary Wave family,” added Marty Silverstone, senior vp creative and head of sync for Primary Wave. “Robbie is an all-time legend of songwriting, and a music pioneer. We’re excited to work with him, and to create new opportunities for his exceptional catalog.”