Contact Us

Rolling Stones Triple Platinum Award Sells for $1,300 on eBay

Rolling Stones

It’s every young musician’s dream to have a gold or platinum album hanging on their walls. For most people, it requires years of hard work and dedication, but for one lucky collector, it only takes $1,300. That’s the going rate for an RIAA-certified triple platinum award that recently sold on eBay.

The downside to buying the award, of course, is that it’s not presented to you for having put your blood, sweat and tears on to the record. However, when it’s for an album as perfect as the Rolling Stones’ ‘Sticky Fingers,’ the coolness factor is amplified considerably.

Recorded in 1971, ‘Sticky Fingers’ is widely regarded as one of, if not the best, Rolling Stones album ever. It features such classics as ‘Brown Sugar,’ ‘Wild Horses’ and ‘Dead Flowers.’ Even the deeper cuts, like ‘Sway,’ ‘I Got the Blues’ and the stunning closer, ‘Moonlight Mile,’ would be career highlights for most bands.

‘Sticky Fingers’ was was their first record released on their own label, the first one to feature Mick Taylor, Brian Jones’ replacement, throughout the album and had the debut of the band’s soon-to-be iconic “tongue and lips” logo.

It is also famous (or infamous) for its cover, which featured a photograph of a male crotch and a working zipper on his jeans. The cover was designed by Andy Warhol.

This triple-platinum award is authenticated by the RIAA through a hologram on the plaque.

Best of US 103.1

Recommended for You

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Sign up for US 103 Ultimate VIP Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive US 103 Ultimate VIP Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.