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Casablanca gold record for the Village People's "Y.M.C.A."

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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
Collection History
Awarded to Felipe Rose (Lakota), a member of the musical group the Village People, by Casablanca Records to represent the sale of more than one million copies of the Village People's recording of "Y.M.C.A." in 1978; donated to NMAI by Felipe Rose in 2005.
Culture/People
Non-Indian
Previous owner
Felipe Rose, Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux), b. 1954
Donor
Felipe Rose, Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux), b. 1954
Date created
1978
Object Name
Casablanca gold record for the Village People's "Y.M.C.A."
Media/Materials
Gold, plastic, wood
Techniques
Commercially produced/manufactured, framed
Dimensions
3.2 x 32.7 x 42.2 cm
Object Type
Music and Sound
See related items
Non-Indian
Music and Sound
On View
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Catalog Number
26/5129
Barcode
265129.000
Place
USA (inferred)