EPA-4114 Jailhouse Rock 

Modified: December 28, 2020

         Release: RCA Victor EPA-4114 Jailhouse Rock (EP)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 10/30/1957

Side 1: Jailhouse Rock / Young and Beautiful
Side 2: I Want to Be Free / Don't Leave Me Now / (You're So Square) Baby I Don't Care

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Cover: picture sleeve front and back. © by Radio Corporation of America, 1957 on back.

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Disc: (10/1957) Black label, dog on top. Large side numbers. 45 EP on side. Hooked "1" for Side 1.1
Matrix numbers: H2WH6537-1S C4 / H2WH6538-1S C2 (Indianapolis pressing)2
Matrix numbers: H2WH6537-1S D2 / H2WH6538-1S D2 (Indianapolis pressing)3

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Disc: (10/1957)4 Black label, dog on top. Small side numbers. Without 45 EP on side.
Matrix numbers: H2WH-6537-2S A1 / H2WH-6538-6S A1 (Rockaway pressing)5
Matrix numbers: H2WH-6537-2S A2 / H2WH-6538-6S A2 (Rockaway pressing)
Matrix numbers: H2WH-6537-4S RCA 1 E / H2WH-6538-4S RCA 1 A (unknown pressing)
Matrix numbers: H2WH-6537-5S RCA 1 B / H2WH-6538-5S RCA 1 A (unknown pressing)

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Disc: (10/1957) Black label, dog on top. Large side numbers. 45 EP on side. Straight "1" for Side 1.
Matrix numbers: H2WH-6357-3S / H2WH-6538-3S (Hollywood pressing)

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Disc: (1965) Black label, dog on side.
Matrix numbers: H2WH6537-1S D C / H2WH6538-1S D5 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: H2WH6537-8S / H2WH6538-1S D5 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)

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Cover: (1965) picture sleeve front and back. On front with white border. On back, RCA copyright changed from © by Radio Corporation of America, 1957 to © 1957, RCA, New York, N.Y. The back is either printed directly on the cardboard or on slic pasted on the cardboard6.

Disc: (1965) Black label, dog on side. (reference above)

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Disc: (1969) Orange label.7
Matrix numbers: H2WH6537-9S / H2WH6538-9S (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)

  1. eBay Reference 250751196130 (January 9, 2011)
  2. eBay Reference 370896292624 (November 4, 2013)
  3. Matrix numbers from the collection of Roberto.
  4. Date from "Elvis Presley: Discography | The Official Elvis Presley Site." Elvis The Music. Sony Music Entertainment. January 25, 2011.
  5. Matrix numbers from the collection of PIOTRULA (of Poland)
  6. Image and observation from the collection of Christian (of France).
  7. eBay reference 250853283381 (July 15, 2011)