Can't Help Falling In Love / Rock-a-Hula Baby 

Modified: August 12, 2013

         Release: RCA Victor 37-7968 Can't Help Falling In Love / Rock-a-Hula Baby (Compact 33)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 12/1961

Compact 33 Single

37-7968-cover-side1-v1

Cover: picture sleeve front and back. Compact 33 Single in black on both sides(?). Large font for 37-7968, lines up with the "A" in RCA.

37-7968-cover-side2-v237-7968-cover-side1

Cover: picture sleeve front and back. Compact 33 Single in black on one side. Small font for 37-7968, lines up with the "i" in Victor.1

37-7968-side1-r37-7968-side2-r

Disc: Black label, dog on top. Deep ridge. On the CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE side, reads A Paramount film, where the "A" is capitalized.
Matrix numbers: M2PI-5480-1S A1 / M2PI-5479-1S A1 (hand etched) (Rockaway pressing)2

37-7968-side1

Disc: Black label, dog on top. On the CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE side, reads a Paramount film, where the "a" is not capitalized.
Matrix numbers: M2PI-5480-?S / M2PI-5479-?S (Indianapolis "?" pressing)

37-7968-side1-v3

Disc: Black label, dog on top. "NEW ORTHOPHONIC HIGH FIDELIY" on left side on one line. Deep ridge. On the CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE side, reads A Paramount film, where the "A" is capitalized.3
Matrix numbers: M2PI-5480-?S / M2PI-5479-?S (Hollywood "?" pressing)

Also released in 45 RPM as Can't Help Falling In Love / Rock-a-Hula Baby.

  1. Image of side 2 courtesy of Boija, John. "First pressings of US Elvis Presley 45 rpm singles." John Boija's Home Page. 27 Sept. 2010.
  2. eBay reference 150465515745 (July 14, 2010)
  3. eBay reference 170901796515 (September 3, 2012)