Olivia Newton John

John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John were huge in music, movies and celebrity…

Their star power generated this platinum Strip-Plate for the soundtrack “Two Of A Kind”. Released in November of 1983, it went gold and platinum on January 16, 1984, and reached a peak pop chart position of #26.  The Strip-Plate is the correct format for RIAA awards from 1981 to 1985.

“Two of a Kind was the pop singer Newton-John’s third attempt at a big budget film, which turned out to be an even bigger bomb than her previous film, Xanadu. This film also marked the start of a huge downturn in Travolta’s film career, which would not rebound until 1994 with his starring role in Pulp Fiction. This film was the antithesis of Travolta’s and Newton-John’s previous film together, Grease, one of the biggest box office successes in film history.” – Wikipedia

Steve Meyer served in executive capacities at both Capitol and MCA Records.  He is still active in the music business, publishing a new media newsletter ‘DISC&Digital Audio Technology’ to address the challenges of the music industry in the online digital world.  Two thousand subscribers, a who’s who of the music business, receive it every Friday.

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Olivia Newton John “I Honestly Love You” 1974 Gold RIAA White Matte Single Award

“I Honestly Love You” by Olivia Newton John was released in May 1974, certified gold on 10/9/74, and reached #1 on the charts. It became Olivia’s signature song…and won Grammy Awards for Female Pop Vocal Performance and Record of the Year. MCA was a major label of the time. This original, authentic, 1st presentation award […]

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