Monday, September 17, 2012

Sony Music acquires Songwriters Catalog from EMI Music

HOLLYWOOD CA (IFS) — Sony Music has acquired all of the publishing rights from EMI Music of Kenneth Howard Smith and Russell G. Ingersoll’s songwriters catalog. Smith and Ingersoll collaborated on many songs as writers and artists at Motown Records in the 1970′s and 1980′s.   Other songwriters that co-wrote songs with the two were, the late Gwendolynn Gordy,  the late Lee Rogers Craton, the late Jon Morano, Patrick Posin and Ronnie Dechense. Ingersoll is currently re-working on his “Timeless” CD and other new songs. Smith is presently hosting a radio show in Memphis TN.