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First edition, gatefold cover, rush-released April 8, 1960. The actual recording was finished as late as April 3 and
the 5-day turnaround from studio to release was a new industry record! Mono and stereo versions depicted.
To the right a rarer version of the song title sticker with 'The girl next door went a walking' misprint.

 

Army pictures on the inside of the gatefold sleeve. Note that the yet to be filmed 'G.I. Blues' picture is announced.

 

 

First edition, black RCA label with dog on top.

 

 

Very first (-1S) stereo edition, black RCA label with dog on top.
To the right the rare 'Girl next door went a walking' misprint label.

 

 

Early copies came with this inner sleeve, advertising 'A date with Elvis' (21-112-1 Pt 22B).

 

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