Where Did They Go, Lord / Rags To Riches 

Modified: August 10, 2017

         Release: RCA Victor 47-9980 Where Did They Go, Lord / Rags To Riches (45)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 2/23/1971

47 9980 cover side1 small Where Did They Go, Lord / Rags To Riches (Elvis Presley)47 9980 cover side2 small Where Did They Go, Lord / Rags To Riches (Elvis Presley)

47 9980 cover side1 carded small Where Did They Go, Lord / Rags To Riches (Elvis Presley)retail cover side2 carded 1 small Where Did They Go, Lord / Rags To Riches (Elvis Presley)

Cover: picture sleeve front and back.

47 9980 side1 ylp small Where Did They Go, Lord / Rags To Riches (Elvis Presley)47 9980 side2 ylp small Where Did They Go, Lord / Rags To Riches (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Yellow label. NOT FOR SALE. On the WHERE DID THEY GO, LORD side, title on one line. On top, Vocal accompaniment: The Imperials on one line and Quartet & The Jordanaires on another line. Not For Sale in small font and capitalized.1
Matrix numbers: ZPKM-1798-4S / ZPKM-1800-4S2

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Disc: Yellow label. NOT FOR SALE. On the WHERE DID THEY GO, LORD side, title on two lines where LORD on own line. On top, Vocal accompaniment: on one line. The Imperials on one line and Quartet & The Jordanaires on another line. NOT FOR SALE in large font and all caps.3
Matrix numbers: ZPKM-1798-5S / ZPKM-1800-5S (machine stamped) (Hollywood pressing)4

47 9980 side1 small Where Did They Go, Lord / Rags To Riches (Elvis Presley)47 9980 side2 small Where Did They Go, Lord / Rags To Riches (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Orange label. On the WHERE DID THEY GO, LORD side, title on two lines where LORD on own line. On top, Vocal accompaniment: on one line. The Imperials on one line and Quartet & The Jordanaires on another line.
Matrix numbers: ZPKM-1798-1S-B1A / ZPKM-1800-1S-A4A (hand etched) (Rockaway pressing)
Matrix numbers: ZPKM-1798-1S B1A / ZPKM-1800-2S A2C (Rockaway pressing)5

47 9980 side2 i small Where Did They Go, Lord / Rags To Riches (Elvis Presley)47 9980 side1 i small Where Did They Go, Lord / Rags To Riches (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Orange label. On the WHERE DID THEY GO, LORD side, title on one line. On top, Vocal accompaniment: The Imperials on one line and Quartet & The Jordanaires on another line.6
Matrix numbers: ZPKM-1798-3S-A4 / ZPKM-1800-3S (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)

Re-released by RCA Records on 45 RPM as Where Did They Go, Lord / Rags To Riches on the Gold Standard Series label.

  1. Images from the collection of Mahalo.
  2. Matrix numbers from the collection of Mahalo.
  3. Images from the collection of DarylR.
  4. Matrix numbers from the collection of DarylR.
  5. Matrix numbers from the collection of Roberto.
  6. eBay reference 130765121578 (November 28, 2012)