Merck Mercuriadis (pictured) and comrades advocate for songwriters, Nils Lofgren remembers Lou Reed, and CMW highlights. Also in headlines: Toronto Bach Festival, shadow, Art of Time Ensemble, Liz Cooper, rock sidemen, Ed Sheeran, Woodstock, PledgeMusic, Common, R. Kelly, Madonna, Idris Elba, Pras Michel, and Merle Haggard.
May 10, 2019
by Nick Krewen
Eurythmics co-founder and Grammy-winning songwriter, recording artist and producer David A. Stewart joins Merck Mercuriadis and Nile Rodgers' Hipgnosis Songs Ltd. and sells them his thousand-plus song catalogue.