If Everyday Was Like Christmas / How Would You Like To Be 

Modified: December 28, 2020

         Release: RCA Victor 47-8950 If Everyday Was Like Christmas / How Would You Like To Be (45)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 11/15/1966

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Cover: (11/1966)1 picture sleeve front and back.

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Disc: (11/1966) White label. Not For Sale. Bold font. The HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE side, with The Mello Men larger than ELVIS PRESLEY.2
Matrix numbers: TPKM-0984 - 3S A3 / PPKM-2722 - 1S A2 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)2

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Disc: (11/1966) White label. Not For Sale. Bold small font. The HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE side, with The Mello Men smaller than ELVIS PRESLEY.4
Matrix numbers: TPKM-0984 - 1S A3 / PPKM-2722 - 3S A2 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)4

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Disc: (11/1966) White label. Not For Sale.6
Matrix numbers: TPKM (machine stamped) -0984--5S (hand etched) / PPKM (machine stamped) -2722--5S (hand etched) (Rockaway pressing)7

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Disc: (11/1966) Black label, dog on side.8
Matrix numbers: TPKM-0984 - 1S A1 / PPKM-2722 - 1S A3 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)9
Matrix numbers: TPKM-0984 - 3S A3 / PPKM-2722 - 1S A1 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)9
Matrix numbers: TPKM-0984 - 4S A2 / PPKM-2722 - 4S A3 (machine stamped) (Rockaway pressing)

Re-released by RCA Records on 45 RPM as If Everyday Was Like Christmas / How Would You Like To Be on the Gold Standard Series label.

  1. Date from Elvis Presley Taking Care Of Business. "BiogrDiscography." 4 February 2011.
  2. eBay reference 222140655272 (June 19, 2016)
  3. eBay reference 222140655272 (June 19, 2016)
  4. eBay reference 371635084287 (June 19, 2016)
  5. eBay reference 371635084287 (June 19, 2016)
  6. Image of Side 1 from the collection of Christian (of France).
  7. Matrix numbers from the collection of Roberto.
  8. Images from the collection of Christian (of France).
  9. Matrix numbers from the collection of Christian (of France).
  10. Matrix numbers from the collection of Christian (of France).