Music World Corporation
Music World Corporation is an American music production and music publishing company, representing hundreds of song and music cue titles for a small clientele of composers and lyricists including the company founder. The company was founded in 1958 by Academy Award-winning songwriter Robert B. Sherman.
Music World was incorporated on January 8, 1958 in the state of California. Within its first year, the company became the first music publisher to cobrand with Wonderland Music Company, Walt Disney Company's then fledgling BMI music publishing subsidiary. Some of Music World's hit song titles include: "Tall Paul", "Bright and Shiny" the Billboard #1 song, "You're Sixteen". "Tall Paul" reached #6 on the Billboard charts in 1959 making it the first top ten single for a solo female rock and roll singer.
Upon the death of founder, Robert B. Sherman on March 6, 2012, his son, Robert J. Sherman succeeded him as CEO and President of the company.
Current corporate officers
- Robert J. Sherman (CEO and President)
- Robert B. Sherman (Founder)
- Sherman, Robert B. Walt's Time: from before to beyond. Santa Clarita: Camphor Tree Publishers, 1998.