EPA-5122 King Creole, Vol. 1 

Modified: August 27, 2015

         Release: RCA Victor EPA-5122 King Creole, Vol. 1 (EP)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 11/1959

Side 1: King Creole / New Orleans
Side 2: As Long As I Have You / Lover Doll

gss 2X400 EPA 5122 King Creole, Vol. 1 (Elvis Presley)

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Cover: picture sleeve front with1 or without RCA, Printed in U.S.A. RE lower right corner and back1.

Depending on the cut of the cover front slic, the RCA, Printed in U.S.A. RE will be at the lower right corner.

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Disc: (11/1959) Maroon label, dog on top.3

This is the most elusive of the maroon labels. It had always been speculated to exist. It wasn't until it's inclusion into Presleyana VII was it actually confirmed.

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Disc: (11/1959) Black label, dog on top. (from a Hal Wallis prod. on one line and "King Creole" a Paramount picture) on another line.
Matrix numbers: J2PH-4407-1S / J2PH-4408-2S B1 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)

Disc: (11/1959) Black label, dog on top. (from a Hal Wallis prod. on one line and "King Creole" a Paramount picture) on another line.4

epa 5122 1965 side1 small EPA 5122 King Creole, Vol. 1 (Elvis Presley)epa 5122 1965 side2 small EPA 5122 King Creole, Vol. 1 (Elvis Presley)

Disc: (1965) Black label, dog on side.
Matrix numbers: J2PH-4407-1S / J2PH-4408-2S (Indianapolis pressing)

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Disc: (1968) Orange label.5
Matrix numbers: J2PH-4407-1S A3 / J2PH-4409-2S B1 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)6

Originally released as EPA-4319 King Creole, Vol. 1.

  1. Image from the collection of Christian (of France).
  2. Image from the collection of Christian (of France).
  3. Mockup of existing images.
  4. eBay reference 230726560838 (January 20, 2012)
  5. Images from the collection of Christian (of France).
  6. Matrix numbers from the collection of Christian (of France).