(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear / Loving You 

Modified: February 16, 2020

         Release: RCA Victor 47-7000 (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear / Loving You (45)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 6/11/1957

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Cover: picture sleeve front and back.

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Disc: (6/1957)1. Black label, dog on top without horizontal line. 45 RPM without periods and "New Orthophonic" High Fidelity on right side. On the Let Me Be Your Teddy Bear side, title on two lines and without parentheses. (from the Hal Wallis Paramount film "Loving You") on two lines. On both sides, Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires capitalized. Matrix below ASCAP. Time on right side.
Matrix numbers: H2WW-2193-2S D2 / H2WW-0418-1S B4 (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: H2WW-2193-3S A4 / H2WW-0418-2S A5 (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: H2WW-2193-3S B4 / H2WW-0418-3S B4 (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: H2WW-2193-3S B5 / H2WW-0418-3S B2 (Indianapolis pressing)

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Disc: (6/1957). Black label, dog on top with horizontal line. 45 R.P.M. and "New Orthophonic" High Fidelity on right side. On the Let Me Be Your Teddy Bear side, title on one line and with parentheses. On both sides, (from the Hal Wallis Paramount film "Loving You") on one line. Wallis is incorrectly shown as Wallis'. ELVIS PRESLEY WITH THE JORDANAIRES all caps. Matrix below 47-7000. Time on bottom.
Matrix numbers: H2WW-2193-5S B2 / H2WW-0418-6S A3 (Rockaway pressing)
Matrix numbers: H2WW-2193-5S B3 / H2WW-0418-5S A1 (Rockaway pressing)
Matrix numbers: H2WW-2193-5S B3 / H2WW-0418-5S A3 (Rockaway pressing)
Matrix numbers: H2WW-2193-6S A2 / H2WW-0418-6S A3 (Rockaway pressing)2

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Disc: (6/1957). Black label, dog on top without horizontal line. 45 R.P.M. and "New Orthophonic" High Fidelity on right side. On the Let Me Be Your Teddy Bear side, title on two lines and with parentheses and in all caps.. On both sides, (from the Hal Wallis Paramount film "Loving You") on one line. ELVIS PRESLEY with The Jordanaires capitalized. Matrix below 47-7000. Time on bottom.
Matrix numbers: H2WW-2193-7S A1 / H2WW-0418-7S A1 (Hollywood pressing)2
Matrix numbers: H2WW-2193-7S B1 / H2WW-0418-7S AB1 (Hollywood pressing)
Matrix numbers: H2WW-2193-8S B1 / H2WW-0418-8S B1 (Hollywood pressing?)4

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Disc: Black label, dog on top. All print on label in silver.5
Matrix numbers: 45-H2-WW-2193-XV C (machine stamped) Fa.Sw (hand etched) / 45-H2-WW 0418-XV (machine stamped) E Fa.Sw (hand etched) - Manufactured in Germany (machine stamped in trail off wax on both sides)6

Additional detail about this release can be found at the The Elvis Presley Manufactured in Germany Discography page

Released in 1957 by RCA Records on 78 RPM as (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear / Loving You.
Re-released by RCA Records on 45 RPM as (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear / Loving You on the Gold Standard Series label.

  1. Date from Elvis Presley Taking Care Of Business. "BiogrDiscography." 4 February 2011.
  2. Matrix numbers from the collection of Roberto.
  3. Matrix numbers from the collection of Roberto.
  4. eBay reference 221281852724 (November 4, 2013)
  5. Images from the collection of Urs Mosimann (from Switzerland)
  6. Matrix numbers from the collection of Urs Mosimann (from Switzerland)