Milky White Way / Swing Down Sweet Chariot 

Modified: December 5, 2012

         Release: RCA Victor 447-0652 Milky White Way / Swing Down Sweet Chariot (45)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 2/15/1966

Gold Standard Series

447-0652-cover-side1447-0652-cover-side2

Cover: picture sleeve front and back.

447-0652-side2-r-wlp447-0652-side1-r-wlp

Disc: (2/1966) White label. NOT FOR SALE. Most notable observations, Recorded date on both sides. Matrix numbers directly above time. BMI on shared line. With NOT FOR SALE.12
Matrix numbers: L2WW-0373--1S / L2WW-0381--1S (Rockaway pressing)

447-0652-1965-side1-wlp-var1

Disc: (2/1966) White label. NOT FOR SALE. Most notable observations, Recorded date on both sides. Matrix numbers directly above time. BMI on shared line. Without NOT FOR SALE.3

447-0652-side2-h-wlp447-0652-side1-h-wlp

Disc: (2/1966)White label. NOT FOR SALE. Most notable observations, No Recorded date on either side. Matrix numbers directly below catalog number. BMI on own line.4
Matrix numbers: L2WW-0373--6S / L2WW-0381--7S (machine stamped) (Hollywood pressing)5

447-0652-side1-i447-0652-side2-i

Disc: (2/1966) Black label, dog on side. Most notable observations, SWING DOWN SWEET CHARIOT on one line. Recorded date on both sides.
Matrix numbers: L2WW-0373--1S / L2WW-0381--1S (Rockaway pressing)
Matrix numbers: L2WW-0373--5S A1 / L2WW-0381--3S A1 (Indianapolis pressing)

447-0652-1965-side1-h447-0652-1965-side2-h

Disc: (2/1966) Black label, dog on side. Most notable observations, SWING DOWN SWEET CHARIOT on two lines. No Recorded date on either side.6
Matrix numbers: L2WW-0373--7S / L2WW-0381--7S (Hollywood pressing)7

  1. Date from Elvis Presley Taking Care Of Business. "BiogrDiscography." 4 February 2011.
  2. Images from the collection of DarylR.
  3. eBay reference 120927048643 (June 19, 2012)
  4. Images from the collection of Christian (of France).
  5. Matrix numbers from the collection of Christian (of France)
  6. Images from the collection of Paul Doughton (UK)
  7. Matrix numbers from the collection of Paul Doughton (UK)