In 1967, The Association made history as the first band anywhere to open a rock festival. That festival? The now historic, Monterey Pop Festival. As one of the most successful bands to come out of the 1060’s, The Association have sold millions of records, tapes, CDs and DVDs, as well as earned a number of achievements including a Golden Globe nomination in 1970 for Best Original Song, “Goodbye Columbus.” Other accolades and awards include: seven GRAMMY nominations, including Best Rock & Roll Group Performance, Best Rock & Roll Recording, Best Vocal Group Performance, Best Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist or Instrumentalist, Best Contemporary Album, Best Contemporary Vocal Group and Best Group Vocal Performance. With hit songs such as “Cherish,” “Windy,” “Never My Love” and “Along Comes Mary,” The Association has also received RIAA certifications for six Gold and three Platinum records. Their album, The Associations Greatest Hits, now double Platinum and continues to be one of the longest best-selling albums in history.