LSP-4445 That's The Way It Is 

Modified: September 9, 2015

         Release: RCA Victor LSP-4445 That's The Way It Is (LP)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 11/11/1970

Track Listings: (click here to expand / collapse)

Side 1

Just Can't Help Believin'
Twenty Days and Twenty Nights
How the Web Was Woven
Patch It Up
Mary in the Morning
You Don't Have to Say You Love Me

Side 2

You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'
I've Lost You
Just Pretend
Stranger in the Crowd
The Next Step Is Love
Bridge Over Troubled Water

4445 lsp 00 cover side1 1 small LSP 4445 Thats The Way It Is (Elvis Presley)4445 lsp 00 cover side2 1 small LSP 4445 Thats The Way It Is (Elvis Presley)

Cover Front: RCA and catalog number upper left corner. Victor upper right corner.
Cover Back: Catalog number upper right corner. Copyright info bottom centered. May contain NOT FOR SALE PROMOTION USE ONLY stamped upper left corner.

4445 lsp 1968 side1 h small LSP 4445 Thats The Way It Is (Elvis Presley)4445 lsp 1968 side2 h small LSP 4445 Thats The Way It Is (Elvis Presley)

Disc: (1970) Orange label. Rigid vinyl.

Matrix numbers
Side 1: ZPRS-1867-3S / Side 2: ZPRS-1868-3S (Hollywood pressing)

4445 lsp 1971 orange flex side1 1 small LSP 4445 Thats The Way It Is (Elvis Presley)4445 lsp 1971 side2 small LSP 4445 Thats The Way It Is (Elvis Presley)

Disc: (1970) Orange label. Non-flexible vinyl.

Matrix numbers
Side 1:
ZPRS-1867-3S / Side 2: ZPRS-1868-3S (Hollywood pressing)
Side 1: ZPRS-1867-9S A2D / Side 2: ZPRS-1868-9S A2D (Rockaway pressing)

4445 lsp 1971 orange flex side1 1 small LSP 4445 Thats The Way It Is (Elvis Presley)4445 lsp 1971 side2 small LSP 4445 Thats The Way It Is (Elvis Presley)

Disc: (1971) Orange label. Flexible vinyl.

Matrix numbers
Side 1: ZPRS-1867 5S A1 / Side 2: ZPRS-1868 4S A4 (Indianapolis pressing)
Side 1: ZPRS-1867 5S A1 / Side 2: ZPRS-1868 6S A1 (Indianapolis pressing)
Side 1: ZPRS-1867-8S-A3D / Side 2: ZPRS-1868-7S-A1B (hand etched) (Rockaway pressing)1

4445 lsp 1975 side1 small LSP 4445 Thats The Way It Is (Elvis Presley)4445 lsp 1975 side2 small LSP 4445 Thats The Way It Is (Elvis Presley)

Disc: (1976) Tan label.

Matrix numbers
Side 1:
ZPRS-1867 5S A1 / Side 2: ZPRS-1868 6S A1 (Indianapolis pressing)
Side 1: ZPRS-1867 5S A3D / Side 2: ZPRS-1868 6S C1E (Indianapolis pressing)

4445 lsp 1975 side1 small LSP 4445 Thats The Way It Is (Elvis Presley)4445 lsp 1975 side2 small LSP 4445 Thats The Way It Is (Elvis Presley)

Disc: (1976) Tan label. Ribbed 2" diameter inner ring.

Matrix numbers
Side 1:
ZPRS-1867 5S A1 / Side 2: ZPRS-1868 6S A1 (unknown pressing I W)

4445 lsp 1977 side1 small LSP 4445 Thats The Way It Is (Elvis Presley)4445 lsp 1977 side2 small LSP 4445 Thats The Way It Is (Elvis Presley)

Disc: (1977) Black label, dog near top.

Matrix numbers
Side A: ZPRS-1867 5S A1MM / Side B: ZPRS-1868 6S A2E (Indianapolis pressing)
Side A: ZPRS-1867 5S A1MM / Side B: ZPRS-1868 6S C1E (Indianapolis pressing)2
Side A: ZPRS-1867 30S A3B (machine stamped) / Side B: ZPRS-1868 6S C1O (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)
Side A: AFL1-4445A ZPRS-1867 30S ZPRS-1867 A1G / Side B: ZPRS-1868 ZPRS-1868-6S AFL1-4445B C1 (Indianapolis pressing)

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

  1. Matrix numbers from the collection of Christian (of France).
  2. Matrix numbers from the collection of PIOTRULA (of Poland)