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

gss 2X400 Milky White Way / Swing Down Sweet Chariot (Elvis Presley)

447 0652 cover side1 small Milky White Way / Swing Down Sweet Chariot (Elvis Presley)447 0652 cover side2 small Milky White Way / Swing Down Sweet Chariot (Elvis Presley)

Cover: picture sleeve front and back.

447 0652 side2 r wlp small Milky White Way / Swing Down Sweet Chariot (Elvis Presley)447 0652 side1 r wlp small Milky White Way / Swing Down Sweet Chariot (Elvis Presley)

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 small Milky White Way / Swing Down Sweet Chariot (Elvis Presley)

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 wlp small Milky White Way / Swing Down Sweet Chariot (Elvis Presley)447 0652 side1 h wlp small Milky White Way / Swing Down Sweet Chariot (Elvis Presley)

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 i small Milky White Way / Swing Down Sweet Chariot (Elvis Presley)447 0652 side2 i small Milky White Way / Swing Down Sweet Chariot (Elvis Presley)

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 h small Milky White Way / Swing Down Sweet Chariot (Elvis Presley)447 0652 1965 side2 h small Milky White Way / Swing Down Sweet Chariot (Elvis Presley)

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)