Carl Sigman in the News
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Sigman Catalog Sold:

Music Sales Corporation has acquired publishing rights to the catalog of lyricist/composer Carl Sigman from his eldest son Michael Sigman, President of Major Songs Ltd., which will retain the writer’s share of the catalogue. An inaugural member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Sigman died in 2000 at the age of 91 having penned such classic standards as “Where Do I Begin (Love Story Theme),” "It's All in the Game," "Enjoy Yourself," "Pennsylvania 6-5000," "What Now My Love," “Buona Sera,” “Arrivederci Roma,” "Crazy He Calls Me" and “A Day In the Life of a Fool,” with versions by Billie Holiday, Lena Horne, Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Elvis Presley, Nat King Cole, Aretha Franklin, Righteous Brothers, Merle Haggard, Jerry Lee Lewis, Joni Mitchell and the Four Tops.  His songs have recently been covered by the Pussycat Dolls, Barry Manilow, Rod Stewart and Bobby Bare. Sigman, who was President/Publisher of the L.A. Weekly for 20 years and an editor at Record World, will continue working the catalog with Music Sales for film, TV and advertising. (7/6p)

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