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Sony Music says it acquires Bob Dylan's catalog of recorded songs

'Blowin' in the Wind' and 'Knockin' on Heaven's Door' included in deal

Bob Dylan, 80, is among a group of aging artists who have sold rights to investors seeking to capitalize on streaming opportunities. Dylan is pictured here in 2004.   © Reuters

Sony Music Entertainment said on Monday it has acquired Bob Dylan's catalog of recorded music, including his performances of such popular songs as "Blowin' in the Wind" and "Knockin' on Heaven's Door," as well as the rights to future releases.

The deal is the latest in Sony Music's six-decade relationship with the artist, and covers Dylan's body of work since 1962. Variety cited sources who valued the deal at $150 million to $200 million.

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