T-R-O-U-B-L-E / Mr Songman 

Modified: June 29, 2018

         Release: RCA Victor PB-10278 T-R-O-U-B-L-E / Mr Songman (45)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 4/22/1975

pb 10278 cover side2 small T R O U B L E / Mr Songman (Elvis Presley)pb 10278 cover side1 small T R O U B L E / Mr Songman (Elvis Presley)

pb 10278 cover side1 carded small T R O U B L E / Mr Songman (Elvis Presley)retail cover side2 carded 1 small T R O U B L E / Mr Songman (Elvis Presley)

Cover: (4/1975) picture sleeve front and back.

jh 10278 a side1 small T R O U B L E / Mr Songman (Elvis Presley)jh 10278 c side1 small T R O U B L E / Mr Songman (Elvis Presley)

Disc: (4/1975) Yellow label, NOT FOR SALE. Note that the T-R-O-U-B-L-E stereo side is identical to that of the regular release. The flip side, side c is the monaural version of T-R-O-U-B-L-E not Mr. Songman, side b as is the regular release.
Matrix numbers: PB-10278-A 20S A1 TM? M / PB-10278C 21S TM 6 (hand etched) (Indianapolis pressing)

pb 10278 side1 orange small T R O U B L E / Mr Songman (Elvis Presley)pb 10278 side2 orange small T R O U B L E / Mr Songman (Elvis Presley)

Disc: (4/1975) Orange label.
Matrix numbers: PB-10278-A 22S / PB-10278-B 3 (hand etched) (Hollywood pressing)

pb 10278 a side1 gray small T R O U B L E / Mr Songman (Elvis Presley)pb 10278 b side2 gray small T R O U B L E / Mr Songman (Elvis Presley)

Disc: (4/1975) Gray label.1
Matrix numbers: PB-10278-A 20S / PB-10278-B 1 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)1

THIS ONE PICTURED IS FAKE! It took two years to see that. Many tells, but the most obvious one, the misspelled name Summer should be Sumner on the Mr. Songman side.

pb 10278 side2 small T R O U B L E / Mr Songman (Elvis Presley)pb 10278 side1 small T R O U B L E / Mr Songman (Elvis Presley)

Disc: (4/1975) Tan label.
Matrix numbers: PB-10278-A 20S A2 TM? M / PB-10278-B 1 B1 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: PB-10278-A 20S / PB-10278-B 1 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)

Re-released by RCA Records on 45 RPM as T-R-O-U-B-L-E / Mr Songman on the Gold Standard Series label.

  1. eBay reference 371668938020 (July 21, 2016)
  2. eBay reference 371668938020 (July 21, 2016)