Love Me Tender / Anyway You Want Me 

Modified: December 16, 2020

         Release: RCA Victor 447-0616 Love Me Tender / Anyway You Want Me (45)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 9/30/1958

Gold Standard Series

447-0616-1959-side1447-0616-1959-side2

Disc: Black label, dog on top.1
Matrix numbers: J2 PW6012-1S / J2 PW6011-2S A1 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)2

447-0616-1965-side1447-0616-1965-side2

Disc: Black label, dog on side.1
Matrix numbers: J2 PW6012-2S / J2 PW6011-2S (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)2
Matrix numbers: J2 PW6012-2S / J2 PW6011-2S A3 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)

447-0616-1968-side1-mockup447-0616-1968-side2-mockup

Disc: Orange label.
Matrix numbers: J2 PW6012-2S / J2 PW6011-2S A3 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)

447-0616-1971-side1447-0616-1971-side2

Disc: Red label.1
Matrix numbers: J2 PW6012-4S A1 / J2 PW6011-4S A1 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: J2 PW6012-4S A1 / J2 PW6011-4S A2 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)2

447-0616-1977-side2-gstop447-0616-1977-side1-gstop

Disc: Gold Standard. Black label, dog near top. Gold Standard on top in white.
Matrix numbers: J2PW-6012-5S A1 / J2PW-6011-5S A1 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)

447-0616-1977-side2447-0616-1977-side1

Disc: Black label, dog near top.
Matrix numbers: J2PW-6012-6 / J2PW-6011-6 A1 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: J2PW-6012 / J2PW 6011 MLS (hand etched) (unknown pressing)2

Originally released by RCA Records on as Love Me Tender / Anyway You Want Me.
Re-released by RCA Records on 45 RPM as Any Way You Want Me / Love Me Tender 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. Images from the collection of Christian (of France).
  6. Matrix numbers from the collection of Christian (of France).
  7. Matrix numbers from the collection of Christian (of France).