Name of Lot: Rhythm Country and Blues RIAA Platinum Record Award
Brief Description: Platinum record award (CD format), issued to an MCA affiliate, for the success of the Rhythm Country and Blues CD. This release featured numerous recording artists, including B.B. King, George Jones, Trisha Yearwood, Tanya Tucker, Little Richard, Aaron Neville, Gladys Knight, Vince Gill and more.
Brief Description: An original sign from Nashville’s Broken Spoke Saloon, which was founded in 1971. The saloon famous for hosting songwriters nights, was where Tim McGraw and the Dance Hall Doctors were the house band before Tim became a household name. Daryle Singletary was discovered at the Broken Spoke by Capital Records label executive Rob Henden. Stephen M. Shutts, President of Rockology Auctions recalls hanging out at the Broken Spoke with prolific songwriter Whitey Shafer, who penned numerous songs recorded by George Strait (All My Ex’s Live In Texas), George Jones, Lefty Frizzell and Keith Whitley to name a few. Approximately 30 years old, the artifact is ideal for the Nashville museum owner, bar, man-cave or for the creative decorator who wishes to turn the sign into a bed, headboard. Good condition. Pickup only upon acquisition.