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THE FIRST GOLD RECORD EVER was Awarded on this Date in 1942!

 
THE FIRST GOLD RECORD EVER was Awarded on this Date in 1942!

'Chattanooga Choo Choo' by Glenn Miller and his Orchestra became the first recording to be awarded a Gold record. It was actually just a master copy of the disc sprayed with gold lacquer by RCA as a publicity stunt.

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