Crying In The Chapel / I Believe In The Man In The Sky 

Modified: December 6, 2016

         Release: RCA Victor 447-0643 Crying In The Chapel / I Believe In The Man In The Sky (45)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 4/6/1965

gss 2X400 Crying In The Chapel / I Believe In The Man In The Sky (Elvis Presley)

447 0643 cover side1 small Crying In The Chapel / I Believe In The Man In The Sky (Elvis Presley)447 0643 cover side2 small Crying In The Chapel / I Believe In The Man In The Sky (Elvis Presley)

Cover: 4/1965. Gold Standard picture sleeve.

447 0643 side1 r wlp small Crying In The Chapel / I Believe In The Man In The Sky (Elvis Presley)447 0643 side2 r wlp small Crying In The Chapel / I Believe In The Man In The Sky (Elvis Presley)

Disc: 4/1965. Gold Standard. White label, NOT FOR SALE.1
Matrix numbers: L2WW-0385--1S A2 / L2WW-0375--3S A3 (Rockaway pressing)2

447 0643 1965 side1 v2 small Crying In The Chapel / I Believe In The Man In The Sky (Elvis Presley)447 0643 1965 side2 v2 small Crying In The Chapel / I Believe In The Man In The Sky (Elvis Presley)

Disc: 4/1965. Gold Standard. Black label, dog on side. Small font for credits. On the Crying in the Chapel side, song credits above spindle hole. On the I Believe in the Man in the Sky side, title on one line, song credits above spindle hole.
Matrix numbers: L2WW-0385--1S / L2WW-0375--3S (Rockaway pressing)
Matrix numbers: L2WW-0385--5S / L2WW-0375--3S (Rockaway pressing)

447 0643 side2 small Crying In The Chapel / I Believe In The Man In The Sky (Elvis Presley)447 0643 side1 small Crying In The Chapel / I Believe In The Man In The Sky (Elvis Presley)

Disc: 4/1965. Gold Standard. Black label, dog on side. Large font for credits. On the Crying in the Chapel side, song credits below spindle hole. On the I Believe in the Man in the Sky side, title on one line, song credits below spindle hole.
Matrix numbers: L2WW-0385--3S / L2WW-0375--1S (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: L2WW-0385--3S A1 / L2WW-0375--1S K B1 (Indianapolis pressing)2
Matrix numbers: L2WW-0385--3S B2 / L2WW-0375--1S A2 (Indianapolis pressing)4

447 0643 1965 side1 h small Crying In The Chapel / I Believe In The Man In The Sky (Elvis Presley)447 0643 1965 side2 h small Crying In The Chapel / I Believe In The Man In The Sky (Elvis Presley)

Disc: 4/1965. Gold Standard. Black label, dog on side. Large font for credits. On the Crying in the Chapel side, song credits above spindle hole. On the I Believe in the Man in the Sky side, title on two lines, song credits above spindle hole.
Matrix numbers: L2WW-0385--4S / L2WW-0375--4S (Hollywood pressing)

447 0643 side2 1970 small Crying In The Chapel / I Believe In The Man In The Sky (Elvis Presley)447 0643 side1 1970 small Crying In The Chapel / I Believe In The Man In The Sky (Elvis Presley)

Disc: 1970. Gold Standard. Red label.
Matrix numbers: L2WW-0385--6S / L2WW-0375--6S (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: L2WW-0385--9S / L2WW-0375--9S (Indianapolis pressing)

447 0643 1977 side2 small Crying In The Chapel / I Believe In The Man In The Sky (Elvis Presley)447 0643 1977 side1 small Crying In The Chapel / I Believe In The Man In The Sky (Elvis Presley)

Disc: 1977. Gold Standard. Black label, dog near top.
Matrix numbers: L2WW-0385--9S C1 (machine stamped) / L2WW 0375 (hand etched) 9S A8 (hand etched) A8 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)

Re-released by RCA Records on 45 RPM as Crying in the Chapel / I Believe in the Man in the Sky on the Collectors' Series label.

  1. Images from the collection of DarylR.
  2. Matrix numbers from the collection of Christian (of France)
  3. Matrix numbers from the collection of Christian (of France)
  4. Matrix numbers from the collection of Roberto