Above : A phonograph turntable with the lifting device raised, right lowered and left . Below : Record lifted from the turntable by the device, 1922.
Ringo Starr receives one platinum and three gold plaques from Capitol president Bhaskar Menon, for Ringo, You’re Sixteen and Photograph, 1974.
Paul McCartney accepts a special quadruple platinum award for writing the tune Girlfriend for Michael Jackson’s Off The Wall Epic LP, 1980. (With Ron Weisner, Jackson’s manager.)
Nazareth received gold disks from Phonogram Sweden for 30,000 sales of the album Loud ‘n’ Pround, 1974.
Elton John is presented with a five-foot plaque displaying the 12 gold singles he’s received during his 10-year career by MCA president Bob Siner and the Incredible Hulk from the Universal City tour, 1984.