Bob Dylan’s Lawyer Beats ‘Sad Attempt’ of a Royalty Lawsuit

Bob Dylan’s Lawyer Beats ‘Sad Attempt’ of a Royalty Lawsuit
A lawsuit against Bob Dylan over royalties connected to his 1976 album Desire — filed soon after Dylan’s $300 million publishing deal with Universal Music Group — was thrown out Friday by a New York supreme court judge.

In January, the widow of Jacques Levy — Dylan’s co-writer on 10 tracks, including seven songs on Desire — sued Dylan for $7.25 million, arguing that Levy had a deal with the singer for a 35 percent stake in the income the songs generated. Using the $300 million sale of the 600-song Dylan catalog as a price-setter, Levy’s widow
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