Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 2/11/1961
Side 1: Flaming Star / Summer Kisses, Winter Tears
Side 2: Are You Lonesome To-Night? / It's Now or Never
Disc: Black label, dog on top. RCA Victor, Compact Double 33. Large font different song layout than small font. Rich red lines and RCA Victor in yellow.3
Matrix numbers: M2PQ-1972 1S A2 / M2PQ-1973 1S A1 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)4
Matrix numbers: M2PQ-1972 1S A2 / M2PQ-1973 1S A2 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: M2PQ-I972-2S (hand etched) B12 R (machine stamped) / M2PQ-I973-2S (hand etched) A1 R (machine stamped) (Rockaway pressing)5
Disc: Black label, dog on top. RCA Victor, Compact Double 33. Small font different song layout than large font. Lighter red lines and RCA Victor in orange.
Matrix numbers: M2PQ-1972 7S / M2PQ-1973 7S (hand etched) (unknown pressing)
TOP OF THE COMPACTS! Hot off the compact presses comes a Presley winner - four, (4), FOUR big hits never before together on one disc. Order Elvis Presley's first Compact Double ... and watch sales and profits DOUBLE! RCA VICTOR.
A JOB WELL DONE! RCA Victor and its family of Stars, its Distributors, and Dealers join with the millions of Americans in congratulating Elvis and the Colonel for their unselfish contributions in raising over $51,000 for the Memphis Charities, February 25, and over $53,000 for the U.S.S. Arizona Memorial Fund at Pearl Harbor, March 25, (both 100% Benefit Shows).
This two page (pages 36 and 37) advertisement is part of the April 10, 1961, Billboard Music Week. There is a listing from LPC-100 through LPC-127.
- Date from "Elvis Presley: Discography | The Official Elvis Presley Site." Elvis The Music. Sony Music Entertainment. December 6, 2010. ↩
- Image of cover back from the collection of Urs Mosimann (from Switzerland) ↩
- Images from the collection of Urs Mosimann (from Switzerland) ↩
- Matrix numbers from the collection of PIOTRULA (of Poland) ↩
- Matrix numbers from the collection of Urs Mosimann (from Switzerland) ↩