On this day in 1997, Boston’s first album was certified multi-platinum in America for sales of 16 million units. How many copies has it sold currently?
Answer: 17 million
Here’s the rest of today’s Rock N’ Roll Diary!
- 1971: Bob Dylan accompanied country star Earl Scruggs on “Nashville Skyline Rag” and “East Virginia Blues” for a documentary
- 1981: John Lennon’s “Double Fantasy” album was certified platinum for sales of 1 million copies on this day – It was the last album he did before his murder
- 1985: Ted Nugent made a guest appearance on the “Miami Vice” TV show. He played a crazed cocaine dealer and killer!
- 1997: Boston’s 1st album was certified multi-platinum for sales exceeding 16 million copies!
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