FIRST GOLD RECORD ON THIS DAY IN 1958

1958RCAGOLD

"Catch a Falling Star", written by Paul Vance and Lee Pockriss,was released
by Perry Como in 1957. It was his last #1  on the Billboard  “Most Played by
disc Jockeys" chart but not in the overall top 100, where it reached #2. It
was the first single to receive a gold record certification, on March 14,
1958. The record won Como the 1959 Grammy Award for Best Vocal
Performance, Male
.

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