Lot 132: 1973 BMI Award for Elvis Presley's Recording of "Always On My Mind"
October 29, 2016
Memphis, TN, USALive Auction
Offered is the Broadcast Music, Inc. Award from 1973 for the 1972 RCA Victor 45 single "Always On My Mind." The award was presented to "Press Music Company, Inc. in recognition of popularity in the Country Music field, as measured by broadcast performances, attained by Always on My Mind," and is signed by President Edward M. Cramer and Vice-President, Nashville, Frances W. Preston. The award certificate is offered with a pristine copy of the original 1972 "Always On My Mind" single with "Separate Ways" on the reverse and a double-sided sleeve featuring Elvis and announcing his "Satellite Album 'Aloha From Hawaii' Coming Soon." The Citation of Achievement Award is given annually for popularity in popular music. The Citation measures approximately 16 by 12 inches (40.64 x 30.48 cm). Accompanied by a letter of authenticity from Graceland Authenticated.
Condition Report: The award shows slight toning along the edges, most likely from earlier framed display, but remains in Near Mint condition.