Neil Diamond

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Neil Diamond’s  “Moods” was released in July 1972 and certified RIAA gold on August 31, 1972 (the 5th of his 23 RIAA certified LP’s from 1970 to 1988). It reached a peak chart position of #5.

Neil Diamond “Moods” 1972 RIAA Gold LP White Matte Record AwardThanks to Ben de Leeuw in Holland for this spotlight award. Ben thought the glass on the award most likely was broken at some time causing the small tears on the label and scratch on the disc.Neil Diamond "Moods" 1974 RIAA Gold LP White Matte Record AwardThe Disc Award Ltd. company, a famous maker of In-House Awards, made the disc used in this award as seen by the dragon on the trail off at 4 o’clock. This was the case for several labels during the period including Uni records, a subsidiary of MCA Records, to whom this award was presented.  [click to continue…]

Neil Diamond “Holly Holy” Gold 45 Disc Award Ltd. Record Award

Neil Diamond, a veteran of the Brill Building song factories, became one of the best selling MOR singer songwriters of the late 60’s and 70’s. “Holly Holy” was one of his several Uni Label hits. Released in October 1969, it was certified gold on 12/31/1969 and reached a peak chart position of #6. (click any […]

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