T-R-O-U-B-L-E / Mr Songman 

Modified: December 28, 2020

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

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

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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)

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

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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.

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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 A3 / PB-10278-B 1 A1 (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)