Wear My Ring Around Your Neck / Doncha' Think It's Time 

Modified: April 19, 2020

         Release: RCA Victor 447-0622 Wear My Ring Around Your Neck / Doncha' Think It's Time (45)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 9/8/1959

Gold Standard Series

447-0622-1959-side1447-0622-1959-side2

Disc: Black label, dog on top.1
Matrix numbers: J2 WW0181 2S A4/ J2WW 0179-1S B1 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: J2 WW0181 12S / J2WW 0179-12S (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)2

447-0622-1965-side2447-0622-1965-side1

Disc: Black label, dog on side.1
Matrix numbers: J2WW-0181-13S / J2WW-0179-14S (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)2

447-0622-1968-side1447-0622-1968-side2

Disc: Orange label.1
Matrix numbers: J2WW-0181-13S / J2WW-0179-14S (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)2

A copy sold on eBay on April 13, 2018 for over $284 plus shipping.7

447-0622-1971-side1447-0622-1971-side2

Disc: Red label. Missing GOLD STANDARD on left side.1
Matrix numbers: J2WW-0181-14S A1 / J2WW-0179-14S (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: J2WW-0181-14S A1 / J2WW-0179-15S A1 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)2
Matrix numbers: J2WW-0181-15S A1 / J2WW-0179-16S A1 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)

447-0622-1977-side1447-0622-1977-side2

Disc: Black label, dog near top.
Matrix numbers: J2WW-0181-18S A1 (hand etched) / J2WW-0179-15S A2 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)

Originally released by RCA Records on as Wear My Ring Around Your Neck / Doncha' Think It's Time.

  1. Images from the collection of Christian (of France).
  2. Matrix numbers from the collection of Christian (of France).
  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 401521761556 (April 13, 2018)
  8. Images from the collection of Christian (of France).
  9. Matrix numbers from the collection of Christian (of France).