Surrender / Lonely Man 

Modified: June 18, 2020

         Release: RCA Victor 37-7850 Surrender / Lonely Man (Compact 33)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 2/1961

Compact 33 Single

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Cover: picture sleeve front and back. Compact 33 Single in blue on both sides.

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Cover: picture sleeve front and back. Compact 33 Single in black on one side. No mention of Compact 33 Single on the other.

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Disc: (3/1962) Black label, dog on top. "NEW ORTHOPHONIC HIGH FIDELITY" on left side on one line. Matrix number directly above time. The "The" in with The Jordanaires is capitalized and extends beyond the E in Elvis and Y in Presley.
Matrix numbers: M2PI-1859-1S A? (machine stamped) / M2PI-1860-?S (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)123
Matrix numbers: M2PI-1859-5S (hand etched) A2 (machine stamped) / M2PI-1860-6S (hand etched) A1 (machine stamped) (Rockaway pressing)
Matrix numbers: M2PI-1859-6S (hand etched) A1 (machine stamped) / M2PI-1860-5S (hand etched) A1 (machine stamped) (Rockaway pressing)
Matrix numbers: M2PI-1859-6S (hand etched) A1 (machine stamped) / M2PI-1860-6S (hand etched) A1 (machine stamped) (Rockaway pressing)4)

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Disc: (3/1962) Black label, dog on top. "NEW ORTHOPHONIC HIGH FIDELITY" on left side on one line. Matrix number directly above time. The "the" in with the Jordanaires in not capitalized and does not extend beyond the E in Elvis and Y in Presley. On the LONELY MAN side, the song credit for Bennie Benjamin is incorrectly spelled as Benny Benjamin.
Matrix numbers: M2PI-1859-6S (hand etched) A1 (machine stamped) / M2PI-1860-6S (hand etched) A1 (machine stamped) (Rockaway pressing)

Disc: (3/1962) Black label, dog on top. "NEW ORTHOPHONIC HIGH FIDELITY" on right side on four lines. Matrix number directly below catalog number.5
Matrix numbers: M2PI-1859-?S / M2PI-1860-?S (Hollywood pressing)

Released in 1961 on 45 RPM as Surrender / Lonely Man. Released in 1961 on Living Stereo 45 as Surrender / Lonely Man. Released in 1961 on Living Stereo Compact 33 as Surrender / Lonely Man.

  1. eBay reference 221269399947 (October 30, 2013)
  2. eBay reference 261301914703 (October 13, 2013)
  3. eBay reference 331003188765 (September 1, 2013)
  4. eBay reference 151090305321 (August 6, 2013)
  5. eBay reference 250993812326 (February 11, 2012)