Opus 19 Music to represent iconic music publisher ARC Music
Opus 19 Music, LLC, an AECG company, will exclusively represent ARC Music, the iconic music publisher of some of the best known and revered blues and rock songs of the past fifty years, it was announced yesterday (Wednesday) by Alan Ett, CEO of AECG. The announcement follows the acquisition of the ARC Music catalog by Fuji Entertainment America, a subsidiary of Fuji Media Holdings.
Internationally recognized as a cornerstone of American blues and rock & roll, ARC publishes the works of BO DIDDLEY, Chuck Berry, Jerry Butler, John Lee Hooker, Elmore James, Jimmy Reed, Sonny Boy Williamson and Howlin’ Wolf and many other legendary writers whose songs have inspired generations of new artists.
A list of the artists who have recorded songs from the ARC catalogue reads like a Hall of Fame roster of contemporary music: Aerosmith, The Band, The Beatles, David Bowie, Eric Clapton, Joe Cocker, Natalie Cole, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Doobie Brothers, Fleetwood Mac, Aretha Franklin, Grateful Dead, Emmylou Harris, Tom Jones, Van Morrison, New York Dolls, Bonnie Raitt, Otis Redding, The Rolling Stones, Santana, Rod Stewart, Sting, James Taylor, Van Halen and Stevie Ray Vaughan are but a few of the hundreds of artists around the world that have recorded ARC songs.
ARC compositions have also been featured in numerous motion pictures, commercials and television shows and include such notable titles as "Bo Diddley", "I'm A Man", "Who Do You Love", "At The Hop", "Boom Boom", "Duke of Earl", "Good Morning Little Schoolgirl", "I'd Rather Go Blind", "No Particular Place To Go", "See You Later, Alligator", "Smokestack Lightnin'", "Surfin' USA" and "Susie Q".
In 2008, five GRAMMY-nominated albums featured songs from the ARC catalog and its songs served as the core of the film Cadillac Records about Chicago’s Chess Records.
ARC Music Group website: http://www.arcmusic.com/
Opus 19 Music website: http://www.opus19music.com/