Elvis Presley EP Canadian Discography 

Modified: September 4, 2013

Elvis Presley Extended Play (EP) Canadian Discography
This discography will focus on the Extended Play (EP) releases. Most Canadian releases are the same as the U.S. releases, except for the label. However, additional differences will be noted accordingly.

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The Blue labels and Silver and Grey labels were used throughout the 1950s. The Black Dog on Top labels were used from 1962 through 1965. The red label was used in 1967.

ReleaseTitleLabel DetailSleeve
EPA 747Elvis PresleyBlue label. Re-released on Silver and Grey label.U.S. Import only
EPB 1254Elvis PresleyBlue label. Re-released on Silver and Grey label.U.S. Import only
EPA 821Heartbreak HotelBlue label. Re-released on Silver and Grey label.U.S. Import only
EPA 830Elvis PresleyBlue label. Re-released on Silver and Grey label.U.S. Import only
EPA 940The Real ElvisBlue label. Re-released on Silver and Grey label.U.S. Import only
EPA 965Any Way You Want MeSilver and Grey label.U.S. Import only
EPA 992Elvis Vol 1Silver and Grey label.Canadian sleeve
EPA 993Elvis Vol 2Silver and Grey label.Canadian sleeve
EPA 994Strictly ElvisSilver and Grey label.Canadian sleeve (pending)
EPA 1-1515Loving You Vol 1Silver and Grey label.Canadian sleeve
EPA 2-1515Loving You Vol 2Silver and Grey label.Canadian sleeve
EPA 4006Love Me TenderSilver and Grey label.U.S. Import only
EPA 4041Just For YouSilver and Grey label.Canadian sleeve
EPA 4054Peace In The ValleySilver and Grey label.Canadian sleeve
EPA 4108Elvis Sings Christmas SongsSilver and Grey label.Canadian sleeve
EPA 4114Jailhouse RockSilver and Grey label.Canadian sleeve
EPA 4319King CreoleSilver and Grey label.Canadian sleeve
EPA 4321King Creole Vol 2Silver and Grey label.Canadian sleeve
EPA 4325Elvis SailsSilver and Grey label.U.S. Import only
EPA 4340Christmas With ElvisSilver and Grey label.Canadian sleeve
LPC 128Elvis By RequestBlack Dog on Top label.Canadian sleeve
EPA 4368Follow That DreamBlack Dog on Top label.Canadian sleeve
EPA 4371Kid GalahadBlack Dog on Top label.Canadian sleeve
EPA 4382Viva Las VegasBlack Dog on Top label.Canadian sleeve
EPA 4383Tickle MeBlack Dog on Top label.Canadian sleeve
EPA 4387Easy Come Easy GoRed label.Canadian sleeve
EPA 5088A Touch of Gold Vol.1Black Dog on Top label.
EPA 5101A Touch of Gold Vol.2Black Dog on Top label.Canadian sleeve
EPA 5120The Real ElvisBlack Dog on Top label.U.S. Import only
EPA 5121Peace In The ValleyBlack Dog on Top label.U.S. Import only
EPA 5122King CreoleBlack Dog on Top label.U.S. Import only
EPA 5141A Touch Of Gold Vol.3Black Dog on Top label.Canadian sleeve
EPA 5157Elvis SailsBlack Dog on Top label.U.S. Import only

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Images from the collection of Barry McLean.

Additional Detail
Only one EP "Elvis By Request" was pressed/issued on the Compact Double 33 label. The label is near-identical to the U.S. label. The only differences are that LPC 128 appears on two lines, not one, and the title is closer to the centre hole as the credits for "Flaming Star" are on three lines and not two. There is a Canadian cover for this release with © Printed in Canada printed on the front bottom of the cover.1

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About the Extended Play Covers
RCA Canada did not always print its own EP sleeves. In some cases, U.S. sleeves were used. It is not unusual to find a Canadian record with a U.S. jacket (says "© Printed in U.S.A." and not "© Printed in Canada"). EPA-992 "Elvis" is documented as the first Canadian printed EP jacket. The example below is EPA-5088.2 It has been confirmed that Easy Come, Easy Go was also issued with a Canadian sleeve.1

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Promotional Extended Plays
There are two known extended plays that were released with white label promo labels. They are EPA-4319 "King Creole" and EPA-4325 "Elvis Sails". These were issued with U.S. covers.4

Special Products Extended Plays
The special product records are among the rarest of all Elvis records. Examples includes SPA-7-37 (Perfect for Parties), DTFO-2006 (Aloha Juke Box EP), DJ-56, SPA-7-27 (Save On Records), and so on. Which of these were issued on a Canadian label is unknown and still being discovered. The only one discovered to date is the Great Country/Western Hits, a 10 EP box set issued on the Silver & Grey label. There is one Elvis record, sides 6 & 15, with the songs Blue Moon of Kentucky, Love Me Tender, Mystery Train and Milkcow Blues Boogie (shows as Milkcow Boogie Blues on the record). In addition to the label difference, the set differs from the U.S. version only in that there are no separator inserts.

References
For many years, there was a great website called www.elviscanada.com. It was the only website of it's kind in that it provided great detail and lists of the Elvis Presley Canadian discography. It was a valuable contribution to Elvis collectors everywhere. I referenced it quite often. Recently, I have discovered that it no longer exists. The information is seemingly gone forever. I could not find any other site that even touches on the extensive Elvis Presley Canadian Record Catalog. I was fortunate enough to recover that information to bring it back to the Elvis collector community. As updates become available, references will follow. On August 31, 2013, Tom McCallum, the curator of www.elviscanada.com emailed that the site is back!

  1. Detail provided by Robert Lee
  2. Image from the collection of Barry McLean.
  3. Detail provided by Robert Lee
  4. Detail provided by Ron Lacourse