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Lindsey Buckingham Sells Publishing Rights to Entire Song Catalog

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 26: (L-R) Honorees Stevie Nicks, John McVie, Christine McVie, Lindsey Buckingham and Mick Fleetwood perform onstage during MusiCares Person of the Year honoring Fleetwood Mac at Radio City Music Hall on January 26, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Lindsey Buckingham has become the latest high-profile artist to sell the publishing rights to his entire song catalog.

Officials with the Hipgnosis Songs Fund on Tuesday confirmed the purchase of Buckingham’s tunes — a total of 161. They include all the songs the singer-guitarist wrote for Fleetwood Mac, like “Go Your Own Way” and “The Chain.”

While the amount of money Buckingham received for the rights hasn’t been revealed, Hipgnosis previously paid him $323 million for a 25 percent stake in his song catalog.

As part of the new deal, Hipgnosis will also receive 50 percent of royalties from any new compositions, the company reveals.

Danielle Tufano

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