Puppet on a String / Wooden Heart 

Modified: October 20, 2021

         Release: RCA Victor 447-0650 Puppet on a String / Wooden Heart (45)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 10/26/1965

Gold Standard Series

447-0650-cover-side1447-0650-cover-side2

Cover: picture sleeve front and back.

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Disc: White label. NOT FOR SALE on one line.
Matrix numbers: SPKM-2010-1S A3 / L2PW-3681-8S A1 (machine stamped) (Rockaway pressing)

447-0650-side1-wlp447-0650-side2-wlp

Disc: White label. NOT FOR SALE on two lines.1
Matrix numbers: SPKM-2010-4S / L2PW-3681-9S (machine stamped) (Hollywood pressing)2

447-0650-side2447-0650-side1

Disc: (10/1965)3 Gold Standard. Black label, dog on side. On the Puppet on a String side, with The Jordanaires. ASCAP on shared line. On the WOODEN HEART side, the date is closer to the matrix number than ELVIS PRESLEY.
Matrix numbers: SPKM-2010-1S / L2PW-3681-8S (Rockaway pressing)

447-0650-side2447-0650-1965-side1-r

Disc: (10/1965) Gold Standard. Black label, dog on side. On the Puppet on a String side, with The Jordanaires. ASCAP on shared line. On the WOODEN HEART SIDE, the date is centered between the matrix number and ELVIS PRESLEY.4
Matrix numbers: SPKM-2010-3S A2 / L2PW-3681-5S A1 (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: SPKM-2010-3S A3 / L2PW-3681-5S A3 (Indianapolis pressing)5

447-0650-side1-h447-0650-side2-h

Disc: (10/1965) Gold Standard. Black label, dog on side. On the Puppet on a String side, with the Jordanaires. ASCAP on own line. On the WOODEN HEART SIDE, there is no date on side.
Matrix numbers: SPKM-2010-4S / L2PW-3681-9S (Hollywood pressing)

447-0650-1971-side2447-0650-1971-side1

Disc: 1971. Gold Standard. Red label.
Matrix numbers: SPKM-2010--7S A1 / L2PW-3681-5S A6 (Indianapolis pressing)

447-0650-1977-side1-gstop447-0650-1977-side2-gstop

Disc: 1976. Gold Standard. Black label, dog near top. Gold Standard on top.
Matrix numbers: SPKM-2010--7S A1 (machine stamped) / L2PW-3681-10S B2 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)

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Disc: 1976. Gold Standard. Black label, dog near top. Gold Standard on side.6
Matrix numbers: SPKM-2010--7S A1 (machine stamped) / L2PW 3681 10S B3 B (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: SPKM-2010--7S B1 (machine stamped) / L2PW 3681 10S C2 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: SPKM 2010 9 A1 (machine stamped) / L2PW-3681-12 ga (hand etched) (Indianapolis pressing)7

  1. Images from the collection of DarylR.
  2. Matrix numbers from the collection of DarylR.
  3. Date from Elvis Presley Taking Care Of Business. "BiogrDiscography." 4 February 2011.
  4. Image of side 2 and observations from the collection of Roberto.
  5. Matrix numbers from the collection of Roberto.
  6. Images from the collection of Christian (of france).
  7. Matrix numbers from the collection of Christian (of France).