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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.
Later copies have the by then known song titles printed directly on the front cover.
Army pictures on the inside of the gatefold sleeve. Note that the yet to be filmed "G.I. Blues" picture is promoted.
First edition, Hollywood pressing (-2S/-1S), black RCA label with dog on top.
First edition, Indianapolis pressing (-6S/-5S), black RCA label with dog on top.
To the right the rarer "Girl next door went a'walking" misprint label.
First stereo edition, Rockaway pressings (-4S/-1S and -4S/-4S), black RCA label with dog on top.
In the middle, the rarer "Girl next door went a'walking" misprint "-1S" label.
Early copies are often found in this inner sleeve, advertising "Elvis' Gold Records Vol 2" (21-112-1 Pt 22C).
Rare "Elvis is back!" inner sleeve that later copies of the first edition came in.
This was the first all Elvis inner sleeve from RCA Victor and is today highly sought-after.