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    Don McLean "American Pie" RIAA White Matte Gold Sales Award (United Artists UAS-5535, 1971). The immortal Folk Rock classic that references "the day the music died" - the 1959 plane crash which took the lives of early Rock N' Roll icons Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper. 'American Pie" spent four weeks in the number one spot on the US charts. According to the plaque beneath the gold disc, this award was presented to famed mastering engineer George Marino, who earned his reputation working on "American Pie" and other classics, to "Commemorate the Sale of More Than One Million Copies of the United Artists Pop Single Record 'American Pie'". Framed in wood with a rare white matte to approximately 13" x 17". In Fine condition, with some scratching and a spots of minute gouging to the wood of the frame.

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    November, 2017
    11th Saturday
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