Modified: January 18, 2022
Artist: Elvis Presley
Release: RCA Victor 61-7850 Surrender / Lonely Man (45)
Release Date: 2/1961
Disc: (2/1961) Black label, dog on top. LIVING STEREO on either side of dog on top. 45 RPM1
Matrix numbers: M2PA-1881-1S / M2PA-1882-1S (Indianapolis pressing)2
Disc: (2/1961) Black label, dog on top. LIVING STEREO only once on top. 45 R.P.M.3
Matrix numbers: M2PA-1881-?S / M2PA-1882-?S (Hollywood pressing?)
This one of a kind example sold on eBay, February 21, 2017 with the buy-it-now of $675.00. It has all the characteristics of being a Hollywood pressing. This is a logical guess.
Released in 1961 on 45 RPM as Surrender / Lonely Man. Released in 1961 on Compact 33 as Surrender / Lonely Man. Released in 1961 on Living Stereo Compact 33 as Surrender / Lonely Man.
- Images courtesy of Boija, John. “First pressings of US Elvis Presley 45 rpm singles.” John Boija’s Home Page. 2 February, 2011. ↩
- Jerry Osborne, Presleyana V (Port Townsend: Osborne Enterprises, 2002), p. 67. ↩
- eBay reference 172543382529 (February 21,2017) ↩