EPA-5121 Peace In The Valley 

Modified: December 23, 2019

         Release: RCA Victor EPA-5121 Peace In The Valley (EP)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 9/28/1959

Side 1: (There'll Be) Peace In The Valley (For Me) / It Is No Secret (What God Can Do)
Side 2: I Believe / Take My Hand, Precious Lord

Gold Standard Series

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Cover: picture sleeve front and back. Copyright notice and RE on front. © by Radio Corporation of America, 1959 on back.

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Disc: (11/1959) Maroon label, dog on top.
Matrix number: H2WH-1334-1S C3 / H2HW-1335-1S B (Indianapolis pressing)

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Disc: (11/1959) Black label, dog on top. Hooked 1 for Side 1.1
Matrix number: H2WH-1334-1S / H2HW-1335-1S (Indianapolis pressing)

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Disc: (11/1959) Black label, dog on top.2
Matrix number: H2WH-1334-8S / H2HW-1335-6S (Hollywood pressing)? (needs reverification)

Disc: (11/1959) Black label, dog on top. With Elvis Presley in large font on side 2.3

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Disc: (1965) Black label, dog on side. Track titles above spindle. Matrix numbers in parenthesis.
Matrix number: H2WH-1334-1S D2 / H2HW-1335-1S B7 (Indianapolis pressing)

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Disc: (1965) Black label, dog on side. EP title above spindle. Side numbers right side. Track titles below spindle. Matrix numbers in parenthesis.
Matrix number: H2WH-1334-1S D2 / H2HW-1335-1S B7 (Indianapolis pressing)

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Disc: (1965) Black label, dog on side. EP title above spindle. Side numbers right side. Track titles below spindle. Matrix numbers are not in parenthesis.
Matrix number: H2WH-1334-10S / H2HW-1335-6S (Rockaway pressing)

For seven years this has been misidentified as a Hollywood pressing. At closer inspection with a lit magnify glass, reveals the H to in fact be an R. A thank you to DGibbons at www.elvispresleyusavinyl.com for this find.

Disc: (1969) Orange label. (References below.)

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Cover: picture sleeve front and back. No Copyright notice on front, white border. "2" on back lower left. © 1959, RCA, New York, N.Y. on back.4
Cover: picture sleeve front and back. Copyright notice on front, white border. "2" on back lower left. © 1959, RCA, New York, N.Y. on back.

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

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Disc: (1969) Orange label.
Matrix number: H2WH-1334-1S D5 / H2HW-1335-7S A1 (Indianapolis pressing)

Originally released as EPA-4054 Peace In The Valley.

  1. eBay Reference 250751226304 (January 9, 2011)
  2. Images are from a collection of Internet images that date back to 1998.
  3. eBay reference 232923421161 (December 12, 2018)
  4. eBay Reference 330450638045 (July 18, 2010)