Love Me Tender / Anyway You Want Me 

Modified: May 20, 2018

         Release: RCA Victor 47-6643 Love Me Tender / Anyway You Want Me (45)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 9/28/1956

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Cover: picture sleeve front and back. From left to right, dark pink, light pink, green, or white.

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Disc: (9/1956) Black label, dog on top without horizontal line. 45 RPM on sides. Side 1, Love Me Tender on four lines.1
Matrix numbers: G2WW-4767-1S / G2WW-5937-13S A1 (Indianapolis pressing)2

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Disc: (9/1956) Black label, dog on top without horizontal line. Side 1, No mention of From The 20th Century Fox CinemaScope Production "Love Me Tender"
Matrix numbers: G2WW-4767-3S / G2WW-5937-2S A2 (Indianapolis pressing)

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Disc: (9/1956) Black label, dog on top with horizontal line. Side 1, With statement From The 20th Century Fox CinemaScope Production "Love Me Tender" (Elvis Presley - Vera Matson) Side 2, with comma after Ross Jungnickel
Matrix numbers: G2WW-4767-7S / G2WW-5937-4S (Rockaway pressing)
Matrix numbers: G2WW-4767-9S RCA D / G2WW-5937-10S RCA A (unknown pressing)
Matrix numbers: G2WW-4767-10S RCA H / G2WW-5937-11S RCA1 F (unknown pressing)
Matrix numbers: G2WW-4767-13S RCA1 E / G2WW-5937-9S RCA F (unknown pressing)
Matrix numbers: G2WW-4767-15S / G2WW-5937-12S (unknown pressing)3
Matrix numbers: G2WW-4767-23S / G2WW-5937-27S (unknown pressing)
Matrix numbers: G2WW-4767-23S / G2WW-5937-28S (unknown pressing)4

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Disc: (9/1956) Black label, dog on top with horizontal line. Side 1, With statement From The 20th Century Fox CinemaScope Production "Love Me Tender" (Elvis Presley - Vera Matson) Side 2, missing comma after Ross Jungnickel
Matrix numbers: G2WW-4767-16S RCA B / G2WW-5937-11S RCA A (unknown pressing)

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Disc: (9/1956)5 Black label, dog on top without horizontal line. 45 R.P.M. on sides. Side 1, Love Me Tender on three lines.
Matrix numbers: G2WW-4767-11S A1 / G2WW-5937-5S A1 (Hollywood pressing)
Matrix numbers: G2WW-4767-12S A5 / G2WW-5937-5S A1 (Hollywood pressing)

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Disc: (9/1956) Black label, dog on top with horizontal line. Error pressing. Label on Side 2 without silver ink.
Matrix numbers: G2WW-4767-20S / G2WW-5937-24S (unknown pressing)

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Disc: (9/1956) Black label, dog on top with horizontal line. Side 1, No mention of From The 20th Century Fox CinemaScope Production "Love Me Tender"
Matrix numbers: G2WW-4767-20S-3 / G2WW-5937-24S-3 (unknown pressing)
Matrix numbers: G2WW-4767-21S / G2WW-5937-24S (unknown pressing)

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Disc: (9/1956) Black label, dog on top with horizontal line. Solid core mistake.
Matrix numbers: G2WW-4767-21S / G2WW-5937-24S (unknown pressing)

Released in 1956 by RCA Records on 78 RPM as Love Me Tender / Anyway You Want Me.
Re-released by RCA Records on 45 RPM as Love Me Tender / Anyway You Want Me on the Gold Standard Series label.

  1. Images courtesy of Boija, John. "First pressings of US Elvis Presley 45 rpm singles." John Boija's Home Page. 3 Dec. 2010.
  2. eBay reference 370902506634 (November 4, 2013)
  3. Matrix numbers from the collection of P. Alner.
  4. Matrix numbers from the collection of Roberto.
  5. Date from Elvis Presley Taking Care Of Business. "BiogrDiscography." 4 February 2011.