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    Billy Joel 52nd Street RIAA Floater Platinum Sales Award Presented to Don Ellis, Vice President of CBS A&R (Columbia, 1978). To separate his sixth studio album from his previous, Billy hired different Jazz musicians to create a new, refreshing sound for the record. The effort paid off; it was the first of Joel's albums to top the charts and won him two Grammys. According to the plaque, this award was "Presented To Don Ellis To Commemorate the Sale of More Than 1,000,000 Copies of the Columbia Records Long-Playing Record Album '52 Street'." Framed to an overall 16 ¾" x 20 ¾". In Very Good condition, with minor wear to frame, as well as rips on the backing paper. COA from Heritage Auctions.

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    August, 2020
    8th-9th Saturday-Sunday
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