Blue Moon of Kentucky / That's All Right 

Modified: December 27, 2020

         Release: RCA Victor 447-0601 Blue Moon of Kentucky / That's All Right (45)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 9/30/1958

Gold Standard Series

447-0601-1959-side2447-0601-1959-side1

Disc: 3/1959. Gold Standard. Black label, dog on top. Recorded dates on both sides centered between matrix number and song titles.
Matrix numbers: J2PW-5684 2S A1 / J2PW-5683-1S (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: J2PW-5684 6S / J2PW-5683-3S (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)

447-0601-cover-side1447-0601-cover-side2

Cover: 4/1964. Gold Standard picture sleeve.1

447-0601-side2-r-wlp447-0601-side1-r-wlp

Disc: 4/1964. White label. NOT FOR SALE.2
Matrix numbers: J2PW-5684--4S A1 / J2PW-5683--4S (machine stamped) (Rockaway pressing)3

447-0601-1959-side2447-0601-1959-side1

Disc: 4/1964. Gold Standard. Black label, dog on top. Recorded dates on both sides directly below matrix number.45

447-0601-1965-side1447-0601-1965-side2

Disc: 1965. Gold Standard. Black label, dog on side.6
Matrix numbers: J2PW-5684 6S / J2PW-5683-3S (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)7

This Gold Standard Dog Near top release is a surprisingly difficult reissue to obtain if attempting to complete a set.

447-0601-1968-side2-mockup447-0601-1968-side1-mockup

Disc: 1968. Gold Standard. Orange label.8

447-0601-1971-side2447-0601-1971-side1

Disc: 1971. Gold Standard. Red label. Elvis Presley is misspelled as Elvis Presely on Blue Moon of Kentucky side.
Matrix numbers: J2PW-5684 7S / J2PW-5683-6S (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: J2PW-5684 7S / J2PW-5683-6S A1 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: J2PW-5684 7S A1 / J2PW-5683-7S A1 (Indianapolis pressing)9

Dave from ElvisRareRecords noticed that after reviewing each of the seven pressings (1S to 7S), none had a corrected Presley for the red label.10 After independently searching this catalog number for a corrected spelling for Presley it looks like Dave's conclusion is reasonable.

447-0601-1976-side1447-0601-1976-side2

Disc: 1976. Gold Standard. Black label, dog near top.
Matrix numbers: J2PW-5684 8S / J2PW-5683 7S (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: J2PW-5684 -10 ga (hand etched) / J2PW-5683 - 7S A2 (machine stamped) (unknown pressing I )7

Released in 1954 by Sun Records on 45 RPM as That's All Right / Blue Moon of Kentucky.
Released in 1954 by Sun Records on 78 RPM as That's All Right / Blue Moon of Kentucky.
Released in 1955 by RCA Records on 45 RPM as That's All Right / Blue Moon of Kentucky.
Released in 1955 by RCA Records on 78 RPM as That's All Right / Blue Moon of Kentucky.

  1. Images from the collection of Bob Furmanek.
  2. Images from the collection of DarylR.
  3. Matrix numbers from the collection of DarylR.
  4. Images courtesy of Boija, John. "First pressings of US Elvis Presley 45 rpm singles." John Boija's Home Page. 11 January, 2011.
  5. Thanks for Neal Umphred for the date determination.
  6. Images from the collection of Christian (of France).
  7. Matrix numbers from the collection of Christian (of France).
  8. Mockups of existing images.
  9. Matrix numbers from the collection of Paul Doughton (UK).
  10. Detail provided by Dave at https://www.elvisrarerecords.com
  11. Matrix numbers from the collection of Christian (of France).