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In 1974 The Who released Odds and Sods. It reached #10 on the UK charts (and was certified RIAA gold on 12/9/1974). Here you see a British In-House Award. While it looks like a Certified BPI (British Phonograph Industries) award, it isn’t, because the BPI logo is missing on the presentation plate.

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John Jansen is a well know record producer who was presented this award for engineering the album. (which Wikipedia tells me, consisted of studio outtakes and rarities that John Entwistle compiled to counter the rampant bootlegging that occurred at The Who’s concerts, while Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend and Keith Moon were preparing for the Tommy film.)

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Chaka Khan “I Feel For You” – 1984 Album – BPI (British) Gold Record Award

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Chaka Khan (born Yvette Marie Stevens on March 23, 1953) is an American singer-songwriter whose career has spanned four decades, beginning in the 1970s as the frontwoman and focal point of the funk band Rufus. Often cited as the Queen of Funk, Khan has sold an estimated 200 million records worldwide.  I Feel for You […]

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Helen Reddy “Free and Easy” 1975 Silver British Phonographic Industry (BPI) LP Award

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Helen Reddy is often referred to as the “Queen of 70s Pop” and she enjoyed international success. She was the first artist to ever win the coveted American Music Award for “Favorite Pop/Rock Female” artist and also the first Australian to win a Grammy Award. The British Phonographic Industry (BPI), the British record industry’s trade […]

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