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First Gold Records from RIAA
(The Recording Industry Association of America)

Perry Como
Perry Como
Very Best of Perry Como
1958, the RIAA awarded the very first Gold plaque to Perry Como for his hit single, "Catch A Falling Star."

Cast of Oklahoma

Movie Soundtrack

Four months later, the "Oklahoma!" soundtrack became the first official Gold album.

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