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January 24, 2023

Primary Wave buys The Doors' catalog in "monumental" deal, Warner buys Yes' catalog in "milestone" deal

The Doors / Yes

Primary Wave Music has acquired the music rights of Robby Krieger and the late Ray Manzarek of the legendary US rock band, The Doors, Variety reports. Primary Wave says that the “monumental acquisition” includes Robby Krieger and the estate of Ray Manzarek’s interests in The Doors’ music publishing catalog, recordings, trademarks, and merchandise rights and income, among other things. Warner Music Group has struck what it calls a “milestone deal” with legendary British progressive rock band YES. The deal sees Warner acquire the recorded music rights and income streams from the band’s “complete” Atlantic Records era catalog (Variety).