August 26, 2021 Rock & Roll, Entertainment, Sports and Americana
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 8/26/2021

Offered is an RIAA Gold Record Award for Elvis Presley soundtrack LP for his 1957 film Loving You. The album was released a week before the film was in theatres on July 9, 1957, and the record spent 10 weeks at #1 on the charts. This was the first soundtrack LP Elvis had done (Love Me Tender had just an EP released, as there were only four songs in the film). It included the smash hit "Teddy Bear" and seven other songs from the film, as well as several previously released tracks. The soundtrack was finally certified Gold by the RIAA on April 9, 1968--the RIAA didn't start certification until 1958. The offered award was created that period. The award measures 17 1/2 x 21 1/2 inches and presents with just minor wear to the wooden frame and very mild discoloration to the matte area. Near Mint condition.

RIAA Gold Record Award for Elvis Presleys 1957 Soundtrack LP <em> Loving You</em> - Certified in 1968 - Early White Linen Matte Style
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $1,000
Final prices include buyers premium: $2,070
Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Number Bids: 6
Auction closed on Thursday, August 26, 2021.
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