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PRIMARY WAVE LANDS EARLY RAY CHARLES

Primary Wave Music Publishing has acquired a majority stake in the pre-1964 music publishing catalog of Ray Charles. The multi-million deal includes songs such as "What I'd Say" and "I Got A Woman."

The deal includes a majority of the publishing and writer's share, as well as all administration rights, plus access to Primary Wave's publishing infrastructure—digital strategy, licensing and sync opportunities, branding, etc.

"Ray Charles was a unique artist genius and Primary Wave is the perfect, creatively proactive company to look after his music and legacy," said Marc Toberoff of Toberoff & Associates, P.C. who represents Ray Charles' heirs.

Between 1949 and 1963, Charles recorded 15 LPs and countless singles;  among his hhits that he wrote were “Hallelujah I Lover Her So” and “Rockhouse.”

Primary Wave IP Investment Management President Bill Cisneros said the company is “excited to work with his heirs to help shape the future of his legacy

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