UNRM-9408 Stay Away Joe 

Modified: October 14, 2012

Artist: Elvis Presley
Release: RCA Victor UNRM-9408 Stay Away Joe (LP)
Release Date: 11/5/1967

Track Listings: (click here to expand / collapse)

Side 1

How Great Thou Art
In My Father’s House
I Believe in the Man in the Sky
Mansion Over the Hilltop
In the Garden
Somebody Bigger than You and I
Where Could I Go But to the Lord
Crying in the Chapel
His Hand in Mine


Disc: White label, monaural.1

Matrix numbers
Side 1:
UNRM-9408-1S (machine stamped)

Only one copy exists! Stay Away, Joe is the simplified title to Special Location Radio Program MGM’s “Stay Away Joe”. This record was produced for KVIO radio in Cottonwood, AZ for broadcast on Sunday, November 5, 1967. After the broadcast it was to be returned directly to Col. Parker’s office. This record surfaced as part of the Parker estate. This is a 12″, one-sided, record containing a 30 minute program featuring nine Elvis gospel songs, with announcements by Joe Adams of KVIO, thanks to the local communities of Cottonwood and Sedona fir the hospilality shown the cast and crew during the filming of “Stay Away, Joe”2, advertising for “His Hand in Mine” and “How Great Thou Art”, and the Special Christmas Radio Program, scheduled to air December 3, 1967. There is no cover, however, there was an insert containing the song titles.3

  1. Image from a collection of Internet images dating back to 1998.
  2. Things to do.” Cottonwood Hotel.
  3. Osborne, Jerry. “Stay Away, Joe LP“. Osborne Enterprises & Jellyroll Productions. 13 October 2012.