The Ramones debut album finally certified gold 38 years after release
The Ramones self-titled debut album has been certified gold - 38 years after it was first released.
According to the Recording Industry Association of America, the trade organization that represents the recording industry in the United States, the album was certified gold on April 30, 2014.
The album was originally released on April 23, 1976.
According to the RIAA, an album is required to have sold 500,000 copies to qualify for gold status.
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