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Business News (more headlines) 06-14-2014

SESAC Renews Representation Of Blues Great Robert Johnson's Catalog

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SESAC, the nation's most progressive performing rights organization, has announced the renewal of representation of the catalog of blues legend Robert Johnson. Johnson, who became the first notable member of The Club 27 when he passed away in 1938 at the age of 27, is a founding father of the distinctly American musical genre known as the blues, and his catalog represents nothing less than a cornerstone of American culture.

"SESAC is extremely honored to continue our relationship with the estate of Robert Johnson in the representation of this important catalog of American classics," says Trevor Gale, SESAC's Senior Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations. "Robert Johnson's musical genius continues to influence music lovers of all ages and reinforces the power of his artistry. We are honored to represent these timeless songs, a catalog that will live on for generations to come."

"The Johnson family is very happy to continue our successful relationship with SESAC," said Michael Johnson, grandson of the legendary guitarist. "They have taken great measures to represent the Robert Johnson catalog with the utmost care and respect, and for that we are very grateful. We look forward to many productive years to come with this partnership."

Born in Hazlehurst, Mississippi in 1911, Johnson came to prominence in the '30s, recording his 29-song catalog during two recording sessions in 1936 and 1937. The songs Johnson recorded over the course of those sessions went on to influence two generations of blues masters and became the rock upon which much of rock 'n' roll was built. From early blues craftsmen like Muddy Waters and Elmore James to modern blues/rock innovators like Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones and John Mayer, no one has escaped the wide-ranging influence of the blues master.

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