Viva Las Vegas / What'd I Say 

Modified: July 7, 2016

         Release: RCA Victor 447-0646 Viva Las Vegas / What'd I Say (45)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 4/6/1965

gss 2X400 Viva Las Vegas / Whatd I Say (Elvis Presley)

447 0646 1959 side1 small Viva Las Vegas / Whatd I Say (Elvis Presley)447 0646 1959 side2 small Viva Las Vegas / Whatd I Say (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Black label, dog on top.1
Matrix numbers: RPKM-0234--4S A6 / RPKM-0235--4S A3 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)

This one goes to show that not all Gold Standard Series releases were created equal. This one sold on eBay July 14, 2013 for $774.60!1

447 0646 1965 side1 small Viva Las Vegas / Whatd I Say (Elvis Presley)447 0646 1965 side2 small Viva Las Vegas / Whatd I Say (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Black label, dog on side.3
Matrix numbers: RPKM-0234--5S A6 / RPKM-0235--4S A4 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)4

447 0646 1968 side1 small Viva Las Vegas / Whatd I Say (Elvis Presley)447 0646 1968 side2 small Viva Las Vegas / Whatd I Say (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Orange label.3
Matrix numbers: RPKM-0234--4S A6 (hand etched) / RPKM-0235--4S A4 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)4

An orange label copy of this catalog number sold on eBay with two common singles for $132 on August 25, 2013.7 Another copy sold on eBay for $77 plus shipping on May 30, 2016.8

447 0646 1971 side1 small Viva Las Vegas / Whatd I Say (Elvis Presley)447 0646 1971 side2 small Viva Las Vegas / Whatd I Say (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Red label.
Matrix numbers: RPKM-0234--4S A6 / RPKM-0235--5S A1 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)

447 0646 1977 side2 small Viva Las Vegas / Whatd I Say (Elvis Presley)447 0646 1977 side1 small Viva Las Vegas / Whatd I Say (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Black label, dog near top. RCA CORPORATION OF AMERICA on bottom. Large font.
Matrix numbers: RPKM-0234-11 A1 / RPKM 0235 15S A2 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)

447 0646 1977 side2 small Viva Las Vegas / Whatd I Say (Elvis Presley)447 0646 1977 side1 small Viva Las Vegas / Whatd I Say (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Black label, dog near top. RCA CORPORATION on bottom. Small font.
Matrix numbers: RPKM-0234--12 A1 (hand etched) / RPKM-0235--16 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)

Originally released by RCA Records on as Viva Las Vegas / What'd I Say.

  1. eBay reference 350829522762 (July 14, 2013)
  2. eBay reference 350829522762 (July 14, 2013)
  3. Images from the collection of Christian (of France).
  4. Matrix numbers from the collection of Christian (of France).
  5. Images from the collection of Christian (of France).
  6. Matrix numbers from the collection of Christian (of France).
  7. eBay reference 171106430671 (August 25, 2013)
  8. eBay reference 371636474645 (May 30, 2016)