Frankie and Johnny / Please Don't Stop Loving Me 

Modified: December 28, 2020

         Release: RCA Victor 47-8780 Frankie and Johnny / Please Don't Stop Loving Me (45)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 3/1/1966

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Cover: (3/1966) picture sleeve front and back.

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Disc: (3/1966) White label, NOT FOR SALE. Matrix numbers above time.1
Matrix numbers: SPKM-7378--2S / SPKM-7374--2S (machine stamped) (Rockaway pressing)2

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Disc: (3/1966) White label, NOT FOR SALE. Matrix numbers below catalog number.3
Matrix numbers: SPKM-7378--7S / SPKM-7384--6S (Hollywood pressing)4

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Disc: (3/1966) Black label, dog on side.
Matrix numbers: SPKM-7378--2S A4 / SPKM-7374--2S (machine stamped) (Rockaway pressing)4
Matrix numbers: SPKM-7378--2S / SPKM-7374--3S A2 (machine stamped) (Rockaway pressing)
Matrix numbers: SPKM-7378--4S B1 / SPKM-7374--5S A1 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: SPKM-7378--5S A2 / SPKM-7374--5S A2 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)6

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Disc: (3/1966) Black label, dog on side.
Matrix numbers: SPKM-7378--7S / SPKM-7374--7S (machine stamped) (Hollywood pressing)

Re-released by RCA Records on 45 RPM as Frankie and Johnny / Please Don't Stop Loving Me on the Gold Standard Series label.

Promotional Material

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This in-store banner reads Now Available Elvis' Frankie and Johnny cw Please Don't Stop Loving Me from Elvis' New Movie "Frankie and Johnny" an Edward small Production released through United Artists. Pictures the cover of the single. Then reads RCA Victor.

  1. Images from a collection of Internet images that date back to 1998.
  2. eBay reference 372499195051 (January 22, 2019)
  3. Images from the collection of Roberto.
  4. Matrix numbers from the collection of Roberto.
  5. Matrix numbers from the collection of Roberto.
  6. eBay reference 223330468289 (January 22, 2019)