The Auction at Graceland•January 8, 2019
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This framed RCA Victor 45 RIAA Certified Sales Award for “Don’t Cry Daddy” was “Presented to Elvis Presley to commemorate the sale of more than one million copies of the RCA Records single record ‘Don’t Cry Daddy’” by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Recorded in January 1969, the single “Don’t Cry Daddy” (with “Rubberneckin” on side B) was originally written by Mac Davis and the 45 was released in 1969, reaching number six in the U.S. and number eight in the U.K. The single was certified gold by RIAA on January 21, 1970. This framed display features a gold-colored 45 single above a gold-colored plaque, both mounted against a white linen backing with wooden frame, and with a label on the back from “New York Frame & Picture Co. Artistic Framing 29 John St., N.Y.” Awards with white linen backs began being issued by RIAA in 1964. The framed award measures approximately 17 1/4 by 13 1/8 inches (43.81 x 33.33 cm) and is accompanied by a letter of authenticity from Graceland Authenticated.

The award is in excellent condition overall.
RIAA Gold Record Award for Elvis Presley’s 1969 Single “Don’t Cry Daddy” - Awarded in 1970
Current Bidding (Reserve Has Been Met)
Minimum Bid: $750.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $4,000.00
Estimate: $1,500 - $3,000
Number Bids: 19
Auction closed on Tuesday, January 8, 2019.
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