EPA-4108 Elvis Sings Christmas Songs 

Modified: June 11, 2018

         Release: RCA Victor EPA-4108 Elvis Sings Christmas Songs (EP)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 10/16/1957

Side 1: Santa Bring My Baby Back (To Me) / Blue Christmas
Side 2: Santa Claus Is Back In Town / I'll Be Home for Christmas

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Cover: picture sleeve front and back.

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Disc: (10/1957) Black label, dog on top. 45 EP on side. Straight "1" for SIDE 1.1
Matrix numbers: H2PH-6528-11S A1 / H2PH-6529-11S (Hollywood pressing)1

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Disc: (10/1957)3 Black label, dog on top. Without 45 EP on side. Elvis Presley in large, loosely spaced font.
Matrix numbers: H2PH-6528-12S / H2PH-6529-12S (Hollywood pressing)
Matrix numbers: H2PH-6528-12S 2 D RCA / H2PH-6529-12S 2 D RCA (Hollywood pressing)4

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Disc: (10/1957) Black label, dog on top. Without 45 EP on side. Elvis Presley in small font, tight font.5
Matrix numbers: H2PH6-528-13S RCA D / H2PH-6529-13S RCA B (Indianapolis pressing)6

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Disc: (10/1957) Black label, dog on top. 45 EP on side. Hooked "1" for SIDE 1.
Matrix numbers: H2PH6-528-15S B2 / H2PH-6529-5S A4 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)

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Disc: (1965) Black label, dog on side.
Matrix numbers: H2PH6-528-19S / H2PH-6529-18S (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)

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Cover: picture sleeve front and back. On front cover, no song titles on top.

This 1968 reissued cover variation is a surprisingly difficult cover to find. Take this for what it is worth, but this site has only seen a couple of copies in thea one year period of looking for this variation.

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Disc: (1969) Orange label.
Matrix numbers: H2PH6-528-21S / H2PH-6529-18S (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)

  1. eBay Reference 221286472541 (November 4,2013)
  2. eBay Reference 221286472541 (November 4,2013)
  3. Date from "Elvis Presley: Discography | The Official Elvis Presley Site." Elvis The Music. Sony Music Entertainment. January 25, 2011.
  4. Matrix numbers from the collection of PIOTRULA (of Poland)
  5. Images and observations from the collection of Roberto.
  6. Matrix numbers from the collection of Roberto.