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Amigos is the seventh studio album from Santana. Released in the U. S. in March of 1976 and certified RIAA Gold on 6/11/76, it reached a peak Billboard chart position of #10.  In Europe it was a hit in several countries and here you see it honored with a Certified BPI (British) Silver Award…IMG_4109 santanaamgosBPIB

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Who’s “Odds and Sods” – Celebrating Historic Studio Outtakes And Rarities!

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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. John Jansen is a well know […]

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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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