The Larry Douglas Collection
CHARLIE DANIELS BAND- Fire On The Mountain
“Fire on the Mountain" -1974/Million Mile Reflections -1979 Charlie Daniels Band. This award was given by Charlie Daniels to Larry Douglas that reads "To Larry Douglas, Thank You for being a part of making one of my fondest dreams come true. Please accept my warmest gratitude, Charlie Daniels…". These albums had the hit songs “The Devil Went Down the Georgia”, “Fire on the Mountain”, and “South’s Gonna Do it Again”. A RARE AWARD that highlights the rise in southern rock in the USA. Approximate framed size is 18" x 22".
CYNDI LAUPER- She's So Unusual
“She’s So Unusual” 1983 Cyndi Lauper 2 million copies sold. This album had the hits “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun”, “She Bop” and “Time after Time”. A message for Lauper is in the award..”Thankx..you couldn’t have done it without ME..xoo Cyndi Lauper”. Approximate framed size is 20" x 26".
DAVID BOWIE- Award
DAVID BOWIE – RCA Appreciation Award that states “In sincere appreciation for your establishing and contributing towards establishing David Bowie as a major recording artist in the USA". It is framed with a Limited Edition Fine Art Giclee by Hulton|Archive of London of Bowie performing as Ziggy Stardust. VERY RARE. Approximate framed size 20" x 48".
ELVIS PRESLEY - Burning Love
“Burning Love” 1972 Elvis Presley. This was Elvis’s 40th and last top ten hit. It hit #2 in 1972. He performed it on Elvis on Tour as well as on Elvis Aloha Via Satellite Concerts/Movies. This song was played on the Space Shuttle as a wakeup call on space Shuttle Mission STS-123. This is framed with a Limited Edition Fine Art Giclee called 68' Comeback. It is where Elvis first sang this song live. Larry Douglas began his career at RCA Records. Approximate framed size 27" x 43".
EPIC 1988- Sales Award
Epic 1988 Record Sales Award. These are CD’s in a presentation for Michael Jackson –Bad, Cheap Trick- Lap of Luxury, Gloria Estafan-Miami Sound Machine, Ozzy- No Rest for the Wicked, Sade, REO Speedwagon, Weird Al Yankovic, Joan Jett… There are gold and platinum discs in the award. This is a magnificent piece. Approximate framed size is 27" x 24".
LOU REED- Award
This is a Lou Reed – RCA Appreciation Award that states “In sincere appreciation for your establishing and contributing towards establishing Lou Reed as a major recording artist in the USA". It is framed with a velvet underground promo poster. This is a RARE AWARD. Approximate framed size is 33" x 55".
MICHAEL JACKSON- Thriller
“Thriller” 1982 – This is a shadow boxed huge award measuring 16” x 36”. It is from Epic Records presented to Larry Douglas for 2 Million copies sold of “Thriller” and 1 Million copies of “The Girl Is Mine”. There are 4 records in this outstanding award with 3 Thriller LPs and one 45 of "The Girl is Mine". This would have been presented EARLY in the rise of Thriller’s success. This award is EXTREMELY RARE. Approximate framed size 19" x 39".
“Thriller” 1982 – This is a gift award from Michael Jackson to Larry Douglas. Mounted inside the shadow box award is a note that reads: “ Dear Larry, We are all part of history in the making. "Thriller" is one of the biggest albums ever. Thank you for your support, effort and hard work – Michael Jackson." This is a 18" x 24" shadow boxed award. Michael Jackson’s Thriller is printed on the plexiglas that houses a platinum Thriller record along with gold 45’s of "The Girl Is Mine", "Beat It" and "Billie Jean". This is a personal, one of a kind award. This is a piece of history. Approximate framed size 18" x 24".
QUIET RIOT- Metal Health
“Metal Health” 1983 Quiet Riot- This is an outstanding shadow boxed award with a metal goalie mask in the set up with two platinum albums. This album went 6x’s platinum. This was the first heavy metal album to go to #1. It had the hit “Cum on Feel the Noise” this is a 2x”s platinum award. Approximate framed size is 40" x 24".
SLY AND THE FAMILY STONE- Family Affair
“Family Affair” 1971- Sly and the Family Stone. This is a very RARE white linen mat gold award. This was Sly and the Family Stone's 4th number one song and last hit record. This song was voted the 138th most important song out of 500 by Rolling Stone Magazine. It is from the Album “There’s a Riot Going On”. Approximate framed size is 31" x 61".