Good Rockin' Tonight / I Don't Care if The Sun Don't Shine 

Modified: February 22, 2017

         Release: RCA Victor 447-0602 Good Rockin' Tonight / I Don't Care if The Sun Don't Shine (45)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 9/30/1958

gss 2X400 Good Rockin Tonight / I Dont Care if The Sun Dont Shine (Elvis Presley)

447 0602 1959 side1 small Good Rockin Tonight / I Dont Care if The Sun Dont Shine (Elvis Presley)447 0602 1959 side2 small Good Rockin Tonight / I Dont Care if The Sun Dont Shine (Elvis Presley)

Disc: 3/1959. Gold Standard. Black label, dog on top. On right side, 45 R.P.M. one line. I DON'T CARE IF THE on one line and SUN DON'T SHINE on one line.1
Matrix numbers: J2 PW5686-3S / J2 PW5685-3S (machine stamped) (Hollywood pressing)2

447 0602 side1 i small Good Rockin Tonight / I Dont Care if The Sun Dont Shine (Elvis Presley)447 0602 side2 i small Good Rockin Tonight / I Dont Care if The Sun Dont Shine (Elvis Presley)

Disc: 3/1959. Gold Standard. Black label, dog on top. On right side, 45 RPM on two lines. I DON'T CARE IF THE SUN DON'T SHINE on one line.3
Matrix numbers: J2PW-5686-1S / J2PW-5685-1S (Indianapolis pressing)

447 0602 1959 side1 small Good Rockin Tonight / I Dont Care if The Sun Dont Shine (Elvis Presley)447 0602 1959 side2 small Good Rockin Tonight / I Dont Care if The Sun Dont Shine (Elvis Presley)

Disc: 3/1959. Gold Standard. Black label, dog on top. On right side, 45 RPM on two lines. I DON'T CARE on one line and IF THE SUN DON'T SHINE on one line.
Matrix numbers: J2PW-5686-4S A1 / J2PW-5685-4S A1 (machine stamped) (Rockaway pressing)

447 0602 1959 side2 v small Good Rockin Tonight / I Dont Care if The Sun Dont Shine (Elvis Presley)447 0602 1959 side1 v small Good Rockin Tonight / I Dont Care if The Sun Dont Shine (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Gold Standard. Black label, dog on top. On right side, 45 RPM on two lines. Large font. I DON'T CARE IF THE on one line and SUN DON'T SHINE on one line.
Matrix numbers: J2 PW5686-7S / J2 PW5685-7S (machine stamped) (Hollywood pressing)

447 0602 cover side1 small Good Rockin Tonight / I Dont Care if The Sun Dont Shine (Elvis Presley)447 0602 cover side2 small Good Rockin Tonight / I Dont Care if The Sun Dont Shine (Elvis Presley)

Cover: 6/1964. Gold Standard picture sleeve.4

447 0602 side2 r wlp small Good Rockin Tonight / I Dont Care if The Sun Dont Shine (Elvis Presley)447 0602 side1 r wlp small Good Rockin Tonight / I Dont Care if The Sun Dont Shine (Elvis Presley)

Disc: 1965. White label. NOT FOR SALE.5
Matrix numbers: J2PW-5686--6S B / J2PW-5685--6S (machine stamped) (Rockaway pressing)6

447 0602 1965 side1 small Good Rockin Tonight / I Dont Care if The Sun Dont Shine (Elvis Presley)447 0602 1965 side2 small Good Rockin Tonight / I Dont Care if The Sun Dont Shine (Elvis Presley)

Disc: 1965. Gold Standard. Black label, dog on side.1
Matrix numbers: J2PW-5686--8S / J2PW-5685--5S (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)2

Disc: 1968. Gold Standard. Orange label.

447 0602 1971 side1 small Good Rockin Tonight / I Dont Care if The Sun Dont Shine (Elvis Presley)447 0602 1971 side2 small Good Rockin Tonight / I Dont Care if The Sun Dont Shine (Elvis Presley)

Disc: 1971. Gold Standard. Red label.
Matrix numbers: J2PW-5686--8S / J2PW-5685--5S (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: J2PW-5686-9S A1 / J2PW-5685-8S A2 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)

447 0602 1977 side1 small Good Rockin Tonight / I Dont Care if The Sun Dont Shine (Elvis Presley)447 0602 1977 side2. small Good Rockin Tonight / I Dont Care if The Sun Dont Shine (Elvis Presley)

Disc: 1976. Gold Standard. Black label, dog near top.1
Matrix numbers: J2PW-5686-9S A4 / J2PW-5685-8S A2 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)2
Matrix numbers: J2PW-5686 50118 Shelley / J2PW-5685 50122 Shelley (hand etched) (Santa Maria pressing)

Released in 1954 by Sun Records on 45 RPM as Good Rockin' Tonight / I Don't Care if The Sun Don't Shine.
Released in 1954 by Sun Records on 78 RPM as Good Rockin' Tonight / I Don't Care if The Sun Don't Shine.
Released in 1955 by RCA Records on 45 RPM as Good Rockin' Tonight / I Don't Care if The Sun Don't Shine.
Released in 1955 by RCA Records on 78 RPM as Good Rockin' Tonight / I Don't Care if The Sun Don't Shine.

  1. Images from the collection of Christian (of France).
  2. Matrix numbers from the collection of Christian (of France).
  3. eBay reference 310706426543 (September 5, 2013)
  4. Images from the collection of Bob Furmanek.
  5. Images from the collection of DarylR.
  6. eBay reference 170926693278 (October 23, 2012)
  7. Images from the collection of Christian (of France).
  8. Matrix numbers from the collection of Christian (of France).
  9. Images from the collection of Christian (of France).
  10. Matrix numbers from the collection of Christian (of France).