Music Icons: May 18, 2019

218 THE JACKSONS BPI RECORD AWARDS A BPI record award presented to Freddie DeMann to recognize sales in the United Kingdom of more than 250,000 copies of the Epic single “Shake Your Body Down To the Ground” in 1979. 14 1/4 by 10 1/4 inches $300-500 220 MICHAEL JACKSON AID TO UNDERSTANDING THE BIBLE BOOK A hardcover copy of Aid to Understanding the Bible (New York: Watchtower Bible and Tract Society, 1971) marked “Michael Jackson” on the interior of the front cover in Jackson’s own hand. 9 1/2 by 7 1/2 inches $800-1,200 104 MUSIC ICONS 219 MICHAEL JACKSON THRILLER COMMEMORATIVE AWARD A commemorative award with a sculpted image of Michael Jackson encased within and the words “Michael Jackson Thriller” suspended within the sculpture. Base reads “Over 35 Million Albums/ The Largest Selling Album/ In The Recorded Music History.” Jackson commissioned these sculptures to give to the executives who helped in the making of Thriller . 4 by 2 3/4 by 2 inches $600-800