Big Deal Music Goup Inks Admin Agreement With Notable Music

Cy Coleman

Big Deal Music Group has entered into a long-term worldwide administration agreement with Notable Music, the company founded by composer Cy Coleman in 1962.

A child prodigy pianist, Mr. Coleman played his first gig at Carnegie Hall at the age of 5 and would go on to write such classic songs as “Witchcraft,” “The Best is Yet to Come,” “Big Spender,” and “Hey Look Me Over,” among others. His work on Broadway is unparalleled, having major hit shows each decade of the 1960s (Wildcat, Little Me, Sweet Charity), 1970s (Seesaw, I Love My Wife, On the Twentieth Century), 1980s (Barnum, City of Angels), and 1990s (Will Rogers Follies, The Life). Coleman was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1981 and served on ASCAP’s Board of Directors for three decades.

The Notable Music catalog also includes works by some of the most important American contemporary songwriters including Bobby Hebb, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee Rosanne Cash, Sam Phillips and Tift Merritt.

“Anchored by Cy Coleman’s enduring compositions, Notable Music is a wellspring of incredible writers and their songs,” said Big Deal Music Group Founder and President, Kenny MacPherson. “I’m thrilled to welcome this amazing catalog into the Big Deal family.”

“Notable’s association with Kenny and his team goes back many years to when we worked together at Chrysalis,” said Shelby Coleman, Cy’s widow and President of Notable. “We are thrilled to be back in such a creative environment and look forward to continuing to create new opportunities for the influential and hugely popular songs that Cy and the rest of the Notable writers have brought into the world.”


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