The Auction at Graceland•March 4, 2017
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 3/4/2017
From the Estate of Scotty Moore
At the 40th Annual Grammy Awards on February 25, 1998, Scotty Moore, DJ Fontana and Bill Black were nominated for “Best Country Instrumental Performance” for “Goin’ Back to Memphis,” which was written by Reggie and Bobby Emmons and recorded by the group in 1997 for the album All the King’s Men. Offered is Scotty Moore’s original Tiffany bronze medallion award for the 1998 Grammy nomination. The front of the medallion reads, “Grammy Nominee / 40th Annual” and the back reads, “National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences” and bears the gramophone logo. Other nominees in this category in 1998 included Asleep at the Wheel, Chet Atkins with Tommy Emmanuel, Alison Krauss & Union Station and Lee Roy Parnell. The award went to Alison Krauss & Union Station for “Little Liza Jane.” This original nominee medallion belonging to Scotty is hung from a cream-colored ribbon and is housed in a soft Tiffany blue bag. The medallion, measuring 2 1/4 inches (5.71 cm) in diameter, emanates directly from the estate of Scotty Moore and is accompanied by a letter of authenticity from Graceland Authenticated.
Medallion is in Excellent condition overall.