A UK BPI award that was presented to John Kalonder to recognise sales in the United Kingdom of more than 500,000 copies of the Geffen Records single Crazy For You in 1985. The award comes from the collection of the Geffen Records A&R executive, John Kalodner. Kalodner began his career as a photographer and writer at Concert magazine and subsequently a photographer for various record labels. In the 1970s, he signed Peter Gabriel and Phil Collins to Atlantic Records and in 1980, Kalodner was headhunted to become the first A&R executive at the upcoming label, Geffen Records, where he worked with a number of artists including Aerosmith and Jimmy Page. In the 1990s, Kalodner moved over to Columbia Records where he again worked with Aerosmith along with Cher amongst others. The award measures 26cm x 52cm (10.25 inches x 14.5 inches). The condition is excellent. The first item is charged at the normal rate. Our Grading System Explained. Mint = As new. Near Mint = Almost like new with one or two very minor flaws. Excellent = Minor wear yet looks attractive and is perfectly usable. Very Good = Some wear and tear but overall presentable and usable. Good = Apparent wear and tear but with obvious deterioration of the condition. Poor = Extremely worn. A plus or minus after the grading indicates that the condition is marginally higher or lower than the stated grade. The item “Madonna 1985 Crazy For You Geffen Records/BPI Gold Record Award (UK)” is in sale since Thursday, September 24, 2020. This item is in the category “Music\Music Memorabilia\Rock\Presentation Discs”. The seller is “tracksuk” and is located in Chorley. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Artists/ Groups: Madonna
- Brand: BPI
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Type: Presentation Discs