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Sandy Scott music award

Made
This award has significance as an illustration of the Festival Records success in generating sales of Australian artists who recorded for locally-owned independent labels. Usually these independent labels contracted and recorded the artists while Festival manufactured the records and handled their distribution, promotion and marketing.

ATA was an important independent label aligned with Festival. Founded in 1966 by Col Joye and his brother Kevin Jacobsen, ATA became home to members of the …

Summary

Object No.

2007/50/13

Object Statement

Music award, gold record, 'Great Scott - Its Sandy' by Sandy Scott, laminated board / metal / paper / vinyl, made and used by Festival Records, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1971

Physical Description

Music award, gold record, 'Great Scott - Its Sandy' by Sandy Scott, laminated board / metal / paper, made and used by Festival Records, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1971

Gold record award mounted on wooden board with laminated wood veneer. Gold LP disc with ATA label. Gold plaque in the shape of Australia with the text: 'Gold Record Award for 'Great Scott It's Sandy. Sandy Scott. Original recording by ATA Records Sydney, Sydney 1971'. Two metal hooks on reverse.

Dimensions

Height

458 mm

Width

356 mm

Depth

23 mm

Production

Notes

Made by Festival Records at their factory in Miller St Pyrmont.

History

Notes

When Festival Records prepared gold and platinum awards to present to its recording artists, the company sometimes made duplicates to display in the board room and the reception area of its premises. This award was also displayed in the Museum's exhibition 'Spinning Around: 50 Years of Festival Records', from 2001 to 2003.

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Festival Mushroom Records, 2007

Acquisition Date

19 April 2007

Cite this Object

Harvard

Sandy Scott music award 2020, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 7 May 2021, <https://ma.as/365004>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/365004 |title=Sandy Scott music award |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=7 May 2021 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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