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Test Pressing/Factory Sample/Demo

Plum Label HMV Logo: Gold Lettering

Track Listing:

Side 1:
1. Heartbreak Hotel
2. I Don't Care If The Sun Don't Shine
3. Blue Moon
4. Tutti Frutti
5. All Shook Up

 

Side 2:
1. Hound Dog
2. Too Much
3. Any Way You Want Me (that's how I will be)
4. Don't Be Cruel (to a heart that's true)
5. Playing For Keeps

 

HMV

DLP 1159

Released: October 1957:

mono (04)

HMV began releasing old Elvis product as new material was exclusively issued on RCA Victor.

This was the last Elvis LP issued on the HMV label and the catalogue would be deleted in September 1958.

This 10" LP entered the UK charts on October 26, 1957, peaking at no. 3.

Chart Run: (7 Weeks)

26/10/1957 - 05

02/11/1957 - 04

09/11/1957 - 04

16/11/1957 - 04

23/11/1957 - 04

30/11/1957 - 03

07/12/1957 - 05

Information: www.officialcharts.com

Recording Information:

Heartbreak Hotel

(January 10, 1956: RCA Studios, Nashville, Tennessee)

I Don't Care If the Sun Don't Shine

(September 12 - 16, 1954: Sun Studios, Memphis, Tennessee)

Blue Moon

(August 15 - 19, 1954: Sun Studios, Memphis, Tennessee)

Tutti Frutti

(January 31, 1956: RCA Studio 1, New York)

All Shook Up

(January 12, 1957: Radio Recorders, Studio 1, Hollywood, California)

Hound Dog

(July 2, 1956: RCA Studios, New York)

 

Too Much

(September 2, 1956: Radio Recorders, Studio 1, Hollywood, California)

Anyway You Want Me

(July 2, 1956: RCA Studios, New York)

Don't Be Cruel

(July 2, 1956: RCA Studios, New York)

Playing for Keeps

(September 1, 1956: Radio Recorders, Studio 1, Hollywood, California)

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