It's Now Or Never / A Mess Of Blues 

Modified: February 22, 2017

         Release: RCA Victor 447-0628 It's Now Or Never / A Mess Of Blues (45)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 2/20/1962

gss 2X400 Its Now Or Never / A Mess Of Blues (Elvis Presley)

447 0628 1959 side1 small Its Now Or Never / A Mess Of Blues (Elvis Presley)447 0628 1959 side2 small Its Now Or Never / A Mess Of Blues (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Black label, dog on top.1
Matrix numbers: L2 WW0100-10S A6 / L2 WW0085-1S (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: L2 WW0100-10S A6 / L2 WW0085-2S A6 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)2

447 0628 1965 side1 small Its Now Or Never / A Mess Of Blues (Elvis Presley)447 0628 1965 side2 small Its Now Or Never / A Mess Of Blues (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Black label, dog on side.1
Matrix numbers: L2 WW0100-10S A6 / L2 WW0085-1S (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: L2 WW0100-18S / L2WW-0085-1S (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: L2 WW0100-18S / L2WW-0085-11S A1 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)2

447 0628 1968 side2 mockup small Its Now Or Never / A Mess Of Blues (Elvis Presley)447 0628 1968 side1 mockup small Its Now Or Never / A Mess Of Blues (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Orange label.5

447 0628 1971 side2 small Its Now Or Never / A Mess Of Blues (Elvis Presley)447 0628 1971 side1 small Its Now Or Never / A Mess Of Blues (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Red label.
Matrix numbers: L2WW-0100-19S A2 / L2WW-0085-11S A1 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)

447 0628 1977 side1 small Its Now Or Never / A Mess Of Blues (Elvis Presley)447 0628 1977 side2 small Its Now Or Never / A Mess Of Blues (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Black label, dog near top.
Matrix numbers: L2WW-0100-19S A2 / L2WW-0085-12S A2 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: L2WW-0100-31 A2 / L2WW-0085-12S B1 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: L2WW-0100-34 A1 / L2WW-0085 PB1110B 13S A1 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: L2WW-0100-34S A1 / L2WW-0085 PB1110B 13S A4 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)

Originally released by RCA Records on as It's Now Or Never / A Mess Of Blues.
Re-released by RCA Records on 45 RPM as It's Now or Never / A Mess of Blues on the Collectors' Series label.

  1. Images from the collection of Christian (of France)
  2. Matrix numbers from the collection of Christian (of France)
  3. Images from the collection of Christian (of France)
  4. Matrix numbers from the collection of Christian (of France)
  5. Mockups of existing images