Heartbreak Hotel / I Was The One 

Modified: March 31, 2018

         Release: RCA Victor 447-0605 Heartbreak Hotel / I Was The One (45)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 9/30/1958

gss 2X400 Heartbreak Hotel / I Was The One (Elvis Presley)

447 0605 1959 side1 small Heartbreak Hotel / I Was The One (Elvis Presley)447 0605 1959 side2 small Heartbreak Hotel / I Was The One (Elvis Presley)

Disc: 3/1959. Gold Standard. Black label, dog on top. Camden N.J.
Matrix numbers: J2 PW5691-1S / J2 PW5692-1S (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)1
Matrix numbers: J2 PW5691-1S A1 / J2 PW5692-2S A1 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)

447 0605 1959 side2 small Heartbreak Hotel / I Was The One (Elvis Presley)447 0605 1959 side1 small Heartbreak Hotel / I Was The One (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Late 1959, early 1960. Gold Standard. Black label, dog on top. No Camden N.J.
Matrix numbers: J2PW-5691-2S A1 / J2PW-5692-3S A1 (machine stamped) (Rockaway pressing)

447 0605 cover side1 small1 Heartbreak Hotel / I Was The One (Elvis Presley)447 0605 cover side2 small1 Heartbreak Hotel / I Was The One (Elvis Presley)

Cover: 6/1964. Gold Standard picture sleeve.2

447 0605 1959 side2 wlp small Heartbreak Hotel / I Was The One (Elvis Presley)447 0605 1959 side1 wlp small Heartbreak Hotel / I Was The One (Elvis Presley)

Disc: White label. NOT FOR SALE.
Matrix numbers: J2PW-5691-2S A1 / J2PW-5692-3S A1 (machine stamped) (Rockaway pressing)

447 0605 1964 side1 small Heartbreak Hotel / I Was The One (Elvis Presley)447 0605 1964 side2 small Heartbreak Hotel / I Was The One (Elvis Presley)

Disc: 1965. Gold Standard. Black label, dog on side.
Matrix numbers: J2PW-5691-1S A1 / J2PW-5692-2S A1 (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: J2PW-5691--4S / J2 PW5692-2S A1 (Indianapolis pressing)1

447 0605 1968 side1 mockup small Heartbreak Hotel / I Was The One (Elvis Presley)447 0605 1968 side2 mockup small Heartbreak Hotel / I Was The One (Elvis Presley)

Disc: 1968. Gold Standard. Orange label.4

447 0605 1971 side1 small Heartbreak Hotel / I Was The One (Elvis Presley)447 0605 1971 side2 small Heartbreak Hotel / I Was The One (Elvis Presley)

Disc: 1971. Gold Standard. Red label.
Matrix numbers: J2PW-5691-5S / J2PW-5692-2S A1 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: J2PW-5691-6S / J2PW-5692-2S (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)

447 0605 1977 side1 gstop small Heartbreak Hotel / I Was The One (Elvis Presley)447 0605 1977 side2 gstop small Heartbreak Hotel / I Was The One (Elvis Presley)

Disc: 1976. Gold Standard. Black label, dog near top. Gold Standard on top.
Matrix numbers: J2PW-5691-7S A2 / J2PW-5692-2S B (Indianapolis pressing)

447 0605 1977 side2 small Heartbreak Hotel / I Was The One (Elvis Presley)447 0605 1977 side1 small Heartbreak Hotel / I Was The One (Elvis Presley)

Disc: 1976. Gold Standard. Black label, dog near top. Gold Standard on side.
Matrix numbers: J2PW-5691-7S A2 / J2PW-5692-2S B4 (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: J2PW-5691-7S A4 / J2PW-5692-2S C2 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: J2PW-5691 23 / J2PW-5692 21 A3 (machine stamped) (unknown pressing I )1

Released in 1956 by RCA Records on 45 RPM as Heartbreak Hotel / I Was The One.
Released in 1956 by RCA Records on 78 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 Collectors' Series label.

  1. Matrix numbers from the collection of Christian (of France).
  2. Front cover from the collection of Barry McLean.
  3. Matrix numbers from the collection of Christian (of France).
  4. Mockups of existing images
  5. Matrix numbers from the collection of Christian (of France).