Simply Red’s “Picture Book” was released in October of 1985 and certified gold by the RIAA on July, 22, 1986. Peak chart position #16.
Anita Baker’s “Rapture” was released in March of 1986, certified gold by the RIAA on August 4th 1986. Peak chart position #11.
These artists could have (and most likely have) certified RIAA awards with Flower Hologram logos. Electra, the label, chose to celebrate this success with an In-House award so that it could be customized for two artists.
Hale Milgrim, shared his love of music as an executive at Warner Bros. Records, Electra/Asylum and as president of Capitol Records.
Backing is all original with Fitzgerald Hartley label at the bottom.
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