A&M Records bought television ads for "American Hot Wax" in the Granada, Spain region. The ads ran for one week as a test to determine the value of expanding the campaign to more regions.
American Hot Wax press release
The Magic Flute New Music On A&M Records
Mother, Jugs & Speed New Music On A&M Records
Punchline press release
Scrooged press release
Soul Man 1986 A&R Presentation
Urgh! A Music War press release
Soundtrack albums released by A&M Records were associated with some very successful box office movies.
Good Morning, Vietnam $123.92M
Legally Blonde $96.52M
The Untouchables $76.27M
The Breakfast Club $45.88M
Pretty In Pink $40.47M
Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure $40.49M
The Good Morning, Vietnam soundtrack was given a special promotion by A&M Records Canada. Radio stations and print media received a black box with singles for "What a Wonderful World," "I Got You (I Feel Good)" and "Baby Please Don't Go" plus a replica of a hand grenade, a Good Morning, Vietnam khaki cap and dog tag.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show soundtrack was never released in the United States. It was imported from A&M Records Canada.