Impartial music firm Reservoir Media, Inc. (NASDAQ: RSVR) has signed a worldwide publishing take care of five-time Grammy-winning artist Joe Walsh. The deal consists of hits from Walsh’s catalog as a solo artist and as a member of teams just like the Eagles and the James Gang, in addition to future works.
In an electronic mail right this moment to DMN, Reservoir Media revealed it has acquired the catalog of guitarist, singer, and songwriter Joe Walsh. Reservoir’s Government Vice President, World Inventive Director Donna Caseine hailed Walsh as ‘a member of one of the crucial influential and best-selling bands of all time.’
“Joe’s expansive catalog is one that may proceed to attach with listeners for a very long time to come back. It’s an honor to associate with Joe, and we stay up for supporting him in all his future endeavors,” mentioned Caseine.
Walsh entered mainstream music because the frontman and hitmaker of James Gang, co-wrote tracks for the Eagles, and earned acclaim as a solo artist.
Including to the assertion saying the publishing deal, Walsh mentioned, “It’s such a pleasure to be partnered with a staff who’re hands-on and private and have proven their ardour for and dedication to my work. I stay up for an awesome partnership and future with Reservoir.”
Walsh’s first album as a member of the Eagles, Resort California, has been licensed 26x-Platinum and bought over 32 million information worldwide.
Kansas-native Walsh additionally co-wrote tracks throughout the Eagles’ albums The Lengthy Run and Lengthy Street Out of Eden, with hits like In The Metropolis. Along with his success with the Eagles, launched a number of solo albums, together with The Smoker You Drink, The Participant You Get, and However Significantly Of us, which function co-writes by Walsh, together with the hits Rocky Mountain Means, Life’s Been Good, and A Lifetime of Phantasm.
Walsh’s first three albums as a part of the James Gang appeared on the Billboard Prime 200 within the late 60s and early 70s. The albums featured a number of hit tracks co-written by Walsh, resembling Funk#49 and Stroll Away.
Reservoir’s publishing take care of Walsh represents one other one in a stream of many acquisitions the corporate has introduced this yr. In 2023 alone, publicly-traded female-founded Reservoir secured the rights to a number of veteran musicians’ catalogs.
Simply final week, Reservoir introduced it had acquired the catalog of songwriter and producer Rudy Perez. That announcement was preceded by Reservoir’s catalog acquisitions of Rock artist Greg Kihn, members of the band The Spinners, author/rapper Armani White, hip hop producer Mannie Contemporary, dwelling jazz icon Sonny Rollins, and ‘Runaround Sue’ singer-songwriter Dion DiMucci.
Launched in 2007, New York-based Reservoir has grown to symbolize over 150,000 copyrights and 36,000 grasp recordings, with titles relationship again to 1900. Reservoir additionally represents recorded music by way of Chrysalis Information, Tommy Boy Information, and Philly Groove Information, and manages artists by way of its ventures with Blue Raincoat Music and Large Life Administration.