Richard Harris

“Someone left the cake out in the rain/I don’t think that I can take it/’Cause it took so long to bake it/And I’ll never have that recipe again”

“MacArthur Park” was a symbolic and metaphorical song sung by actor Richard Harris and written by prolific song writer and singer Jimmy Webb.  Released in 1968, it peaked at #2 on the charts, though it was never certified by the RIAA. Here it is celebrated as an In-House gold 45 Disc Award Ltd. record award.

In-House record awards are authentic non-RIAA awards. Los Angeles based Disc Award Ltd. was the most popular In-House award of the period.

This award was presented to Bill Drake by Jimmy Webb who wrote the song. Bill Drake along with Gene Chenault developed highly influential radio programming strategies and tactics, most famously, Boss Radio.

Back is unopened with original masking tape and wire hanging that you see on all Disc Award Ltd. awards…

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