Guitar Man / High Heel Sneakers 

Modified: October 11, 2019

         Release: RCA Victor 47-9425 Guitar Man / High Heel Sneakers (45)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 1/3/1968

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Cover: (1/1968) picture sleeve front and back. HIGH HEEL SNEAKERS and COMING SOON

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Cover: (2/1968) picture sleeve front and back. HIGH HEEL SNEAKERS and ASK FOR

Billboard 1968-01-13-page2x1000

Cover: (2/1968) picture sleeve front and back. HI-HEEL SNEAKERS and COMING SOON (unconfirmed/unlikely exists)1

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Cover: (2/1968) picture sleeve front and back. HI-HEEL SNEAKERS and ASK FOR2

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Disc: Yellow label, NOT FOR SALE.3 On the left, matrix numbers without parentheses above time.
Matrix numbers: UPKM-2765--5S / UPKM-2770--4S (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)4

47-9425-side147-9425-side2

Disc: Yellow label, NOT FOR SALE. On the left, matrix numbers in parentheses below catalog number. Compressed font.
Matrix numbers: UPKM-2765--9S / UPKM-2770--7S (machine stamped) (Hollywood pressing)

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Disc: Black label, dog on side. On the left, matrix numbers without parentheses and on bottom. BMI on own line. HIGH HEEL SNEAKERS5
Matrix numbers: UPKM-2765--2S / UPKM-2770--2S A4 (machine stamped) (Rockaway pressing)6

47-9425-side2-hi-r-1000x100047-9425-side1-hi-r-1000x1000

Disc: Black label, dog on side. On the left, matrix numbers without parentheses and on bottom. BMI on own line. HI-HEEL SNEAKERS
Matrix numbers: UPKM-2765--3S A1 / UPKM-2770--2S D3 (machine stamped) (Rockaway pressing)

47-9425-side147-9425-side2

Disc: Black label, dog on side.7 On the left, matrix numbers without parentheses and on bottom. BMI on shared line.
Matrix numbers: UPKM-2765--4S A3 / UPKM-2770--5S A2 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: UPKM-2765--5S A2 / UPKM-2770--5S A1 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)8

47-9425-side1-h47-9425-side2-h

Disc: Black label, dog on side. Compressed font. HIGH HEEL SNEAKERS
Matrix numbers: UPKM-2765--7S / UPKM-2770--7S (machine stamped) (Hollywood pressing)
Matrix numbers: UPKM-2765--9S / UPKM-2770--8S (machine stamped) (Hollywood pressing)

47-9425-side2-hi-h-1000x100047-9425-side1-hi-h-1000x1000

Disc: Black label, dog on side. Compressed font. HI-HEEL SNEAKERS
Matrix numbers: UPKM-2765--7S / UPKM-2770--8S (machine stamped) (Hollywood pressing)

Re-released by RCA Records on 45 RPM as Guitar Man / Hi-Heel Sneakers on the Gold Standard Series label.

  1. Billboard 1968-01-13, page 2
  2. Special thanks to and identification by www.elvisrarerecords.com.
  3. eBay reference 320665622323 (March 9, 2011)
  4. eBay reference 222089501866 (June 20, 2016)
  5. Images from the collection of Christian (of France).
  6. Matrix numbers from the collection of Christian (of France).
  7. Images courtesy of Boija, John. "First pressings of US Elvis Presley 45 rpm singles." John Boija's Home Page. 3 Dec. 2010.
  8. Matrix numbers from the collection of Roberto.