LPM-2697 It Happened At The World's Fair 

Modified: July 21, 2016

         Release: RCA Victor LPM-2697 It Happened At The World's Fair (LP)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 4/10/1963

Track Listings: (click here to expand / collapse)

Side 1

Beyond The Bend
Relax
Take Me To The Fair
They Remind Me Too Much Of You
One Broken Heart For Sale

Side 2

I'm Falling In Love Tonight
Cotton Candy Land
A World Of Our Own
How Would You Like To Be
Happy Ending

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Cover Front: RCA Victor logo upper right and number at bottom left.
Cover Back: Catalog number upper right corner.

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Disc: Long Play. Black label, All print on label print is silver.

Matrix numbers
Side 1:
PPRM-2727-1S / Side 2: PPRM-2728-1S (Indianapolis pressing)1
Side 1: PPRM-2727--1S A1 / Side 2: PPRM-2728--1S A2 (Indianapolis pressing)2
Side 1: PPRM-2727-3S A1 / Side 2: PPRM-2728-4S A1 (Rockaway pressing)3
Side 1: PPRM-2727--3S A2 /Side 2: PPRM-2728--4S A1 (Rockaway pressing)2
Side 1: PPRM-2727-3S B4 / Side 2: PPRM-2728-4S D2 (Rockaway pressing)
Side 1: PPRM-2727--7S A1 / Side 2: PPRM-2728--4S A2 (Rockaway pressing)5
Side 1: PPRM-2727--7S A2 / Side 2: PPRM-2728--4S A3 (Rockaway pressing)

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Disc: Long Play. Black label, All print on label print is silver. Missing print on side 1.

Matrix numbers
Side 1: PPRM-2727-3S A2 / Side 2: PPRM-2728-4S B3 (Rockaway pressing)

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Disc: Long Play. Black label, All print on label print is silver. "NEW ORTHOPHONIC" HIGH FIDELITY on right side.

Matrix numbers
Side 1: PPRM-2727--5S A / Side 2: PPRM-2728--5S B (Hollywood pressing)2
Side 1:
PPRM-2727-5S A / Side 2: PPRM-2728-6S A (Hollywood pressing)
Side 1: PPRM-2727--5S B / Side 2: PPRM-2728-6S B (Hollywood pressing )2

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Insert
8x10 photo of Elvis with the Elvis catalog on back. There are two variations of this insert. The first has a white border around the green background. The second photo8 has a green background stretched to the edge and is border-less. There are 11 RCA logos across the top of the image. The backs are identical.

Inner Sleeves
To identify the inner sleeve that is most appropriate for each release, look at the Inner Sleeves page on this site.

Also released in stereo as LSP-2697 It Happened At The World's Fair.

  1. Matrix numbers from the collection of Shawn O'Grady
  2. Matrix numbers from the collection of PIOTRULA (of Poland)
  3. eBid reference 40958362 (January 25, 2012)
  4. Matrix numbers from the collection of PIOTRULA (of Poland)
  5. Matrix numbers from the collection of Roberto.
  6. Matrix numbers from the collection of PIOTRULA (of Poland)
  7. Matrix numbers from the collection of PIOTRULA (of Poland)
  8. Images and observations from the collection of Christian (of France).