Heartbreak Hotel / I Was The One 

Modified: May 20, 2018

         Release: RCA Victor 20-6420 Heartbreak Hotel / I Was The One (78)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 1/27/1956

20 6420 side1 small Heartbreak Hotel / I Was The One (Elvis Presley)20 6420 side2 small Heartbreak Hotel / I Was The One (Elvis Presley)

Disc: (1/1956)1. Black label, dog on top2
Matrix numbers: G2WB-0209-2S / G2WB-0218-2S3
Matrix numbers: G2 WB 0209 4S 4 / G2 WB 0210 5S (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)4

Released in 1956 by RCA Records on 45 RPM as Heartbreak Hotel / I Was The One.
Re-released by RCA Records on 45 RPM as Heartbreak Hotel / I Was The One on the Gold Standard Series label.

  1. Date from Elvis Presley Taking Care Of Business. "BiogrDiscography." 4 February 2011.
  2. Images courtesy of Boija, John. "First pressings of US Elvis Presley 78 rpm singles." John Boija's Home Page. 3 February 2011.
  3. Jerry Osborne, Presleyana V (Port Townsend: Osborne Enterprises, 2002), p. 50.
  4. Matrix numbers from the collection of Christian (of France).