Isley Brothers Tap Wall Street

Ron Isley and his R&B act the Isley Brothers have signed a deal with the Pullman Group to sell bonds secured by the royalties from their music catalog, according to a statement issued by the Pullman Group. Their catalog includes more than 50 charting R&B hits, including "Shout," "Twist & Shout" and "It's Your Thing." The organization did not specify the value of the transaction. Isley is the latest in a line of artists to sign similar music royalty securitization deals, which include the (David) Bowie Bonds and James Brown Bonds.