LPM-2999 Roustabout 

Modified: July 5, 2015

         Release: RCA Victor LPM-2999 Roustabout (LP)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 10/20/1964

Track Listings: (click here to expand / collapse)

Side 1

Roustabout
Little Egypt
Poison Ivy League
Hard Knocks
It's A Wonderful World
Big Love, Big Heartache

Side 2

One Track Heart
It's Carnival Time
Carny Town
There's A Brand New Day On The Horizon
Wheels On My Heels

2999 lpm cover side1 small LPM 2999 Roustabout (Elvis Presley)2999 lpm cover side2 small LPM 2999 Roustabout (Elvis Presley)

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

2999 lpm side1 mono small LPM 2999 Roustabout (Elvis Presley)2999 lpm side2 mono small LPM 2999 Roustabout (Elvis Presley)

Disc: MONO. Black label, All print on label print is silver. (10/1964)

Matrix numbers
Side 1: RPRM-5276--3S / Side 2: RPRM-5277--12S (Hollywood pressing)

2999 lpm side1 monaural v1 small LPM 2999 Roustabout (Elvis Presley)2999 lpm side2 mono v2 small LPM 2999 Roustabout (Elvis Presley)

Disc: MONO Black label, All print on label print is silver. / Monaural. Black label, RCA logo is white, other label print is silver. (10/1964) The Monaural side 1 label differs from the other Hollywood pressing label below, where with the Jordanaires is separated by a blank line.1

Matrix numbers
Side 1: RPRM-5276--3S / Side 2: RPRM-5277--12S (Hollywood pressing)2

2999 lpm side1 h mismatch mono small LPM 2999 Roustabout (Elvis Presley)2999 lpm side2 h mismatch monaural small LPM 2999 Roustabout (Elvis Presley)2999 lpm side1 h bothsides small LPM 2999 Roustabout (Elvis Presley)

Disc: MONO Black label, All print on label print is silver. / Monaural. Black label, RCA logo is white, other label print is silver. (10/1964) The Monaural side 2 label differs from the other Hollywood pressing label below, where with the Jordanaires is separated by a blank line.3

Matrix numbers
Side 1: RPRM-5276--3S / Side 2: RPRM-5277--12S (Hollywood pressing)4

2999 lpm side1 monaural small LPM 2999 Roustabout (Elvis Presley)2999 lpm side2 monaural small LPM 2999 Roustabout (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Monaural. Black label, RCA logo is white, other label print is silver. Side 2, Track 4, credit on separate line from title. Side 2, Track 5, on two lines.(1/1965)

Matrix numbers
Side 1: RPRM-5276--2S A2 / Side 2: RPRM-5277--2S B1 (Indianapolis pressing)
Side 1: RPRM-5276--1S A1 / Side 2: RPRM-5277--11S B2 (Rockaway pressing)
Side 1: RPRM-5276--1S B1 / Side 2: RPRM-5277-11S B2 (Rockaway Pressing)4
Side 1: RPRM-5276--5S B2 / Side 2: RPRM-5277--13S (Rockaway pressing)67

2999 lpm 1964 side1 h small LPM 2999 Roustabout (Elvis Presley)2999 lpm 1964 side2 h small LPM 2999 Roustabout (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Monaural. Black label, RCA logo is white, other label print is silver. Side 2, Track 4 alternatively credits Joe Byers not Joy Byers. Side 2, Track 4, Horizon on same line as credit. Side 2, Track 5, on one line.(1/1965)89

Matrix numbers
Side 1: RPRM-5276--3S / Side 2: RPRM-5277--12S (Hollywood pressing)10

Joy Byers and Bob Johnson were a husband and wife team. Bob Johnson wrote as pseudonym Joe Byers.11 While that may be the case, the official RECORDING INFORMATION worksheet for the song, THERE'S A BRAND NEW DAY ON THE HORIZON, has Joy Byers credited.12"

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-2999 Roustabout.

  1. Images from the collection of Roger Pearl and Keith Skipper.
  2. Matrix numbers from the collection of Roger Pearl and Keith Skipper
  3. Images from the collection of PIOTRULA (of Poland).
  4. Matrix numbers from the collection of PIOTRULA (of Poland)
  5. Matrix numbers from the collection of PIOTRULA (of Poland)
  6. eBid reference 40917418 (January 25, 2012)
  7. Matrix numbers from the collection of promiseland (FECC member)
  8. Variation discovered by Anon.
  9. eBay reference 220814166883 (July 15, 2011)
  10. eBay reference 220814166883 (July 15, 2011)
  11. Rockabillyville. "Rockabillyville: Rockin' Song of the Week No.102" Rockabillyville. 11 June 2010. 11 October 2010.
  12. Flynn, Keith. "Matrix Numbers." Keith Flynn's Elvis Presley Pages. 27 March 2012.