APL1-0873 Promised Land 

Modified: July 22, 2013

         Release: RCA Victor APL1-0873 Promised Land (LP)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 1/8/1975

Track Listings: (click here to expand / collapse)

Side A

Promised Land
There's a Honky Tonk Angel (Who Will Take Me Back In)
Help Me
Mr. Songman
Love Song of the Year

Side B

It's Midnight
Your Love's Been a Long Time Coming
If You Talk in Your Sleep
Thinking About You
You Asked Me To

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Cover Front: Title on top. RCA and catalog number near bottom left.
Cover Back: Title on top. Song titles centered. Pictures four other Elvis albums either side. Copyright info bottom centered.

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Disc: (1975) Orange label. Dynaflex vinyl.

Matrix numbers
Side A: APL1-0873-A 3S / Side B: APL1-0873-B 2S (Hollywood pressing)

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Disc: (1975) Tan label. Dynaflex vinyl.

Matrix numbers
Side A:
APL1-0873-A 1S / Side B: APL1-0873-B 1S (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)
Side A: APL1-0873-A 30 A1G / Side B: APL1-0873-B 30 A1H (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)

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Disc: (1975) Tan label. Dynaflex vinyl. Rigid vinyl.

Matrix numbers
Side A:
APL1-0873-A 30 A4 / Side B: APL1-0873-B 30 A1 (machine stamped) (unknown pressing I V)

Although the catalog number appears to be AFL1-0873 on the label of Side A, it appears more as a production error as part of the P is missing from the word Promised directly below the catalog number. The catalog numbers are also stamped in the trail-off area as APL1.

Inner Sleeves
To identify the inner sleeve that is most appropriate for each release, look at the Inner Sleeves page on this site.

Also released in quadraphonic stereo as APD1-0873 Promised Land and re-released as AFL1-0873 Promised Land .