(You're the) Devil in Disguise / Please Don't Drag that String Around 

Modified: December 28, 2020

         Release: RCA Victor 47-8188 (You're the) Devil in Disguise / Please Don't Drag that String Around (45)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 6/18/1963

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Cover: picture sleeve front and back.

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Disc: (6/1963) Black label, dog on top. 45 RPM on right side. (You're The) Devil in Disguise on two lines.
Matrix numbers: PPKM-0291--10S / PPKM-0292--1S (Rockaway pressing)1
Matrix numbers: PPKM-0291--10S / PPKM-0292--2S A1 (Rockaway pressing)
Matrix numbers: PPKM-0291--10S / PPKM-0292--2S A3 (Rockaway pressing)
Matrix numbers: PPKM-0291--13S A3 / PPKM-0292--4S A2 (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: PPKM-0291--14S A1 / PPKM-0292--4S A1 (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: PPKM-0291--14S / PPKM-0292--5S (Indianapolis pressing)

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Disc: (6/1963) Black label, dog on top. 45 R.P.M. and New Orthophonic High Fidelity on right side. (You're The) Devil in Disguise on one line.
Matrix numbers: PPKM-0291--15S / PPKM-0292--6S (Hollywood pressing)
Matrix numbers: PPKM-0291--15S / PPKM-0292--7S2 (Hollywood pressing)
Matrix numbers: PPKM-0291--16S / PPKM-0292--7S (machine stamped) (Hollywood pressing)

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Disc: (6/1963) Black label, dog on top. Incorrectly lists "Please Don't Drag That String Along" 45 R.P.M. and New Orthophonic High Fidelity on right side. (You're The) Devil in Disguise on one line.3
Matrix numbers: PPKM-0291--15S / PPKM-0292--6S (Hollywood pressing)4
Matrix numbers: PPKM-0291--15S / PPKM-0292--7S (Hollywood pressing)5
Matrix numbers: PPKM-0291--16S / PPKM-0292--7S6 (Hollywood pressing)7

Re-released by RCA Records on 45 RPM as (You're the) Devil in Disguise / Please Don't Drag that String Around on the Gold Standard Series label.

  1. eBay reference 370925905969 (November 13, 2013)
  2. Jerry Osborne, Presleyana V (Port Townsend: Osborne Enterprises, 2002), p. 44
  3. Image of side 1, eBay reference 401290062116 (March 17, 2017).
  4. eBay reference 401286152914 (March 11, 2017)
  5. Matrix number from the collection of Howard B.
  6. Jerry Osborne, Presleyana V (Port Townsend: Osborne Enterprises, 2002), p. 44
  7. eBay reference 260703281210 (December 11, 2010)