Separate Ways / Always on My Mind 

Modified: August 10, 2017

         Release: RCA Victor 74-0815 Separate Ways / Always on My Mind (45)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 10/31/1972

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Cover: (10/1972)1 picture sleeve front and back.2

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Disc: (10/1972) Yellow label. NOT FOR SALE. The "&" for J.D. Sumner & The Stamps is on the third line. On the SEPARATE WAYS side, Press Music on one line and Co. Inc., BMI on another. Under the title, motion picture is not capitalized. On the ALWAYS ON MY MIND side, Press Music Co. Inc., / Rose Bridge Music, Inc., BMI on five lines. and End: Fade on two lines.3
Matrix numbers: BPKM-1149-2S / BPKM-1259-2S (Hollywood pressing)3

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Disc: (10/1972) Yellow label. NOT FOR SALE. The "&" for J.D. Sumner & The Stamps is on the second line. On the SEPARATE WAYS side, Press Music Co. on one line and Inc., BMI on another. Under the title, Motion Picture is capitalized. On the ALWAYS ON MY MIND side, Press Music Co. Inc., / Rose Bridge Music, Inc., BMI on four lines. and End: Fade on one line.5
Matrix numbers: BPKM-1149-?S / BPKM-1259-?S (Indianapolis pressing)

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Disc: (10/1972) Orange label. The "&" for J.D. Sumner & The Stamps is on the second line6
Matrix numbers: BPKS-1149-2S / BPKS-1259-2S (Hollywood pressing)7
Matrix numbers: BPKS-1149-3S-A2F / BPKS-1259-3S-A3C (machine stamped) (Rockaway pressing)
Matrix numbers: BPKS-1149-3S-B1D / BPKS-1259-4S (machine stamped) (Rockaway pressing)8

Disc: (10/1972) Orange label. The "&" for J.D. Sumner & The Stamps is on the third line.
Matrix numbers: BPKS-1149-?S / BPKS-1259-?S (Indianapolis pressing)

Re-released by RCA Records on 45 RPM as Separate Ways / Always on My Mind on the Gold Standard Series label.

  1. Date from Elvis Presley Taking Care Of Business. "BiogrDiscography." 4 February 2011.
  2. Images from the collection of Mahalo.
  3. eBay reference 230726974107 (January 13, 2012)
  4. eBay reference 230726974107 (January 13, 2012)
  5. Images from the collection of DarylR.
  6. Images from the collection of Mahalo.
  7. Matrix numbers from the collection of Roberto.
  8. Matrix numbers from the collection of Mahalo.