EPA-4325 Elvis Sails 

Modified: November 27, 2017

         Release: RCA Victor EPA-4325 Elvis Sails (EP)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 11/18/1958

Side 1: Press Interview with Elvis Presley (At Brooklyn Army Terminal, September 22, 1958)
Side 2: Elvis Presley's Newsreel Interview / Pat Hernon Interviews Elvis in the Library of the U.S.S. Randall at Sailing

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Cover: picture sleeve front and back. (11/1958)1

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Disc: Black label, dog on top. Catalog number, side, matrix number, and time on left side. 45 EP, "New Orthophonic High Fidelity", Elvis Presley Music, Inc. (BMI) on right side. (11/1958)
Matrix numbers: J2PH-7305-1S B1 / J2PH-7306-1S C1 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)

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Disc: Black label, dog on top. Catalog number and matrix number on left. Side on right. "New Orthophonic High Fidelity" on Side 1 right side, not on side 2. Times on bottom. (11/1958)
Matrix numbers: J2PH-7305-2S / J2PH-7306-2S (Rockaway pressing)

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Disc: Black label, dog on top. Catalog number and matrix number on left. Side on right. No "New Orthophonic High Fidelity" statement on either side. Times on bottom.(11/1958)
Matrix numbers: J2PH-7305-2S / J2PH-7306-2S (Rockaway pressing)

This label variation "Side - 1" on side is identified as EP#8 in Presleyana V. However, it has only been identified on two other releases, King Creole and King Creole, Vol. 2. Until now, this variation has not been identified.

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Disc: Black label, dog on top. Catalog number, side, matrix number on left. 45 EP on right. PRESS INTERVIEW WITH ELVIS PRESLEY on two lines. No times. (11/1958)
Matrix numbers: J2PH-7305-3S / J2PH-7306-3S (Hollywood pressing)2

Re-released as EPA-5157 Elvis Sails.

  1. Date from "Elvis Presley: Discography | The Official Elvis Presley Site." Elvis The Music. Sony Music Entertainment. December 6, 2010.
  2. Difficult to read the matrix if it is an H of something else. It is definitely not an R or an I.