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
Cartwheel Records was the label headquartered in Georgia that launched the career of Billy “Crash” Craddock. Billy Craddock was known for his country rockabilly style and gained popularity in Australia before releasing hits in the United States in the 1970s. The offered two paper certificate awards from Cartwheel Records, Inc. were given to Scotty Moore in recognition for his work with Billy Craddock. The certificates state, “To the hit makers in appreciation for Scott Moore making ‘Knock Three Times’ by ‘Crash’ Craddock the #1 Record in the Nation” and “To the hit makers in appreciation for Scott Moore making ‘Dream Lover’ by ‘Crash’ Craddock the #1 Record in the Nation,” respectively. Each award has three marker signatures including the artist, Crash Craddock, the executive producer and the vice president of promotion. Each framed and matted recognition award measures 17 1/4 by 14 1/2 by 1 inch (43.81 x 36.83 x 2.54 cm). The certificates, emanating directly from the estate of Scotty Moore, are accompanied by a letter of authenticity from Graceland Authenticated.
Both framed awards are in excellent condition overall with bright colors and slightly faded signatures.