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Surrender/Lonely Man

RCA 1227 (45 rpm)

Track Listing:

Side 1:

1. Surrender

Side 2:

1. Lonely Man

Released: May 1961:

Sound Format: mono

UK Single No: (33)

The A-side was recorded during a gospel recording session in Nashville in October. The B-side was used as part of the movie trailer for the movie "Wild In The Country".

NOTE: This single was issued using the matrix number L2WW, part of the RCA system.

(L2 = 1960)

Side 1: L2WW 0377     Side 2: L2WW 5381

(Sleeve Variation 1 - Front)

Type 1: (July 1957 - July 1958)

This sleeve was red with white print,
 

Large RCA Red Dot Logo. (Top Left - Both Sides)

Centre Hole: 75mm

 

Circled 45 R.P.M

MADE IN ENGLAND (Bottom Right - Both Sides)

(Sleeve Variation 1 - Rear)

Identical to Front

(Sleeve Variation 2 - Front)

Type 2: (July 1958 - July 1959)

This sleeve was red with white print,
 

Large RCA Red Dot Logo. (Top Left - Both Sides)

Centre Hole: 85mm

 

Circled 45 R.P.M

MADE IN ENGLAND (Bottom Right - Both Sides)

(Sleeve Variation 2 - Rear)

Identical to Front

(Sleeve Variation 3 - Front)

Type 3: (July 1959 - April 1960)

This sleeve was red with white print,

White Tags Across The Top (Both Sides)
 

Large RCA Red Dot Logo. (Top Left - Both Sides)

Centre Hole: 85mm

 

Circled 45 R.P.M

MADE IN ENGLAND (Bottom Right - Both Sides)

(Sleeve Variation 3 - Rear)

Identical to Front

(Thanks to Paul Alner For The Sleeve Information)

(Sleeve Variation 4 - Front)

Type 4: (April 1960 - October 1960)

This sleeve was red with white print,

White Tags Across The Top (Both Sides)
 

Large RCA Red Dot Logo. (Top Left - Both Sides)

White Banner Across The Centre

 

Circled 45 R.P.M

MADE IN ENGLAND (Bottom Right - Both Sides)

(Sleeve Variation 4 - Rear)

Identical to Front

(Sleeve Variation 5 - Front)

Type 5: (January 1961 - November 1962)

This sleeve was red with white print,

White Tags Across The Top (Both Sides)
 

Large RCA Red Dot Logo. (Top Left - Both Sides)

White Banner Across The Centre

 

Circled 45 R.P.M

MADE IN ENGLAND (Bottom Right - Both Sides)

(Sleeve Variation 5 - Rear)

Identical to Front

(Sleeve Variation 6 - Front)

Type 6: (November 1962 - November 1968)

This sleeve was reddish Pink with white print,

White Tags Across The Top (Both Sides)
 

Large RCA Red Dot Logo. (Top Left - Both Sides)

White Banner Across The Centre

 

Circled 45 R.P.M

MADE IN ENGLAND (Bottom Right - Both Sides)

(Sleeve Variation 6 - Rear)

Identical to Front

(Test Pressing/Factory Sample/Demo/Promo)

(Factory Sample - Side 1)

(Dark Green Label)

45 R.P.M.

Stamped Large RCA Black Dot Logo

Side 1 "SURRENDER"

Double Sided

DEMONSTRATION SAMPLE NOT FOR SALE

(Knockout Centre)

(1961 Decca Pressing)

(Mono)

(Stamped Details)

(Factory Sample - Side 2)

(Dark Green Label)

45 R.P.M.

Stamped Large RCA Black Dot Logo

Side 2 "LONELY MAN"

(Thanks To Andy Honeywell For The Images)

(Black Label, RCA Large Silver Dot Logo, Knockout Centre)

(Variation 1 - Side 1)

(Black Label)

RCA Large Silver Dot Logo

(Knockout Centre)
(1961 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

45-RCA

 1227

(Variation 1 - Side 2)

MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN

Trade Mark(s) ® Registered

RECORDING FIRST

                     PUBLISHED 1961 (Two Lines)

USA NO:

47-7850

"New Orthophonic" High Fidelity (Top Right)

E/T Tax Code (Below High Fidelity)

Parallel Lines (Both Sides)

(Black Label, RCA Large Silver Dot Logo, Knockout Centre)

(Variation 2 - Side 1)

(Black Label)

RCA Large Silver Dot Logo

(Knockout Centre)
(1961 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

45-RCA

 1227

(Variation 2 - Side 2)

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                     PUBLISHED 1961 (Two Lines)

USA No

47-7850

"New Orthophonic" High Fidelity (Top Right)

E/T Tax Code (Below High Fidelity)

Parallel Lines (Both Sides)

(Black Label, RCA Large Silver Dot Logo, Knockout Centre)

(Variation 3 - Side 1)

(Black Label)

RCA Large Silver Dot Logo

(Knockout Centre)
(1961 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

45-RCA

 1227

(Variation 3 - Side 2)

MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN

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                     PUBLISHED 1961 (Two Lines)

USA NO:

47-7850

"New Orthophonic" High Fidelity (Top Right)

E/T Tax Code (Below High Fidelity)

Parallel Lines (Both Sides)

(No Full Stop In Matrix Number)

(Black Label, RCA Large Silver Dot Logo, Knockout Centre)

(Variation 4 - Side 1)

(Black Label)

RCA Large Silver Dot Logo

(Knockout Centre)
(1961 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

45-RCA

 1227

Large BIEM (Boxed) (Between Lines On Left)

(Variation 4 - Side 2)

MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN

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FIRST PUBLISHED

                       1961 (Three Lines)

U.S.A. No. 47-7850

"New Orthophonic" High Fidelity (Top Right)

E/T Tax Code (Below High Fidelity)

Parallel Lines (Both Sides)

(Black Label, RCA Large Silver Dot Logo, Knockout Centre)

(Variation 5 - Side 1)

(Black Label)

RCA Large Silver Dot Logo

(Knockout Centre)
(1961 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

45-RCA

 1227

Large BIEM (Boxed)

Aberbach

(Between Lines On Left)

(Variation 5 - Side 2)

MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN

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FIRST PUBLISHED

                       1961 (Three Lines)

U.S.A. No.

47-7850

"New Orthophonic" High Fidelity (Top Right)

E/T Tax Code (Below High Fidelity)

Parallel Lines (Both Sides)

(Black Label, RCA Large Silver Dot Logo, Knockout Centre)

(Variation 6 - Side 1)

(Black Label)

RCA Large Silver Dot Logo

(Knockout Centre)
(1961 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

45-RCA

 1227

Large BIEM (Boxed)

Aberbach (Positioned Slightly Left)

(Between Lines On Left)

(Variation 6 - Side 2)

MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN

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RECORDING

FIRST PUBLISHED

                       1961 (Three Lines)

U.S.A. No.

47-7850

"New Orthophonic" High Fidelity (Top Right)

E/T Tax Code (Below High Fidelity)

Parallel Lines (Both Sides)

(Black Label, RCA Large Silver Dot Logo, Solid Centre)

(Variation 7 - Side 1)

(Black Label)

RCA Large Silver Dot Logo

(Solid Centre)
(1961 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

45-RCA

 1227

Large BIEM (Boxed)

Aberbach

(Between Lines On Left)

(Variation 7 - Side 2)

MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN

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RECORDING

FIRST PUBLISHED

                    1961 (Three Lines)

U.S.A. No.

47-7850

"New Orthophonic" High Fidelity (Top Right)

E/T Tax Code (Below High Fidelity)

Parallel Lines (Both Sides)

(Black Label, RCA Large Silver Dot Logo, Knockout Centre)

(Variation 8 - Side 1)

(Black Label)

RCA Large Silver Dot Logo

(Knockout Centre)
(1961 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

45-RCA

 1227

Large B.I.E.M. (Boxed)

Aberbach

(Between Lines On Left)

(Variation 8 - Side 2)

MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN

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PUBLISHED 1961 (Two Lines)

USA NO:

47-7850

"New Orthophonic" High Fidelity (Top Right)

E/T Tax Code (Below High Fidelity)

Parallel Lines (Both Sides)

(Black Label, RCA Large Silver Dot Logo, Knockout Centre)

(Variation 9 - Side 1)

(Black Label)

RCA Large Silver Dot Logo

(Knockout Centre)
(1961 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

45-RCA

 1227

Aberbach

London Ltd./

B.I.E.M.

(Between Lines On Left)

(Variation 9 - Side 2)

MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN

Trade Mark(s) ® Registered

RECORDING FIRST

PUBLISHED 1961 (Two Lines)

USA NO:

47-7850

"New Orthophonic" High Fidelity (Top Right)

E/T Tax Code (Below High Fidelity)

Parallel Lines (Both Sides)

(Black Label, RCA Large Silver Dot Logo, Solid Centre)

(Variation 10 - Side 1)

(Black Label)

RCA Large Silver Dot Logo

(Solid Centre)
(1961 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

45-RCA

 1227

Aberbach

London Ltd./

B.I.E.M.

(Between Lines On Left)

(Variation 10 - Side 2)

MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN

Trade Mark(s) ® Registered

RECORDING FIRST

PUBLISHED 1961 (Two Lines)

USA NO:

47-7850

"New Orthophonic" High Fidelity (Top Right)

E/T Tax Code (Below High Fidelity)

Parallel Lines (Both Sides)

(Black Label, RCA Large Silver Dot Logo, Knockout Centre)

(Variation 11 - Side 1)

(Black Label)

RCA Large Silver Dot Logo

(Knockout Centre)
(1961 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

45-RCA

 1227

B.I.E.M./

Aberbach

(Between Lines On Left)

(Variation 11 - Side 2)

MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN

Trade Mark(s) ® Registered

RECORDING FIRST

PUBLISHED 1961 (Two Lines)

USA NO (No Colon)

47-7850

"New Orthophonic" High Fidelity (Top Right)

E/T Tax Code (Below High Fidelity)

Parallel Lines (Both Sides)

(Black Label, RCA Large Silver Dot Logo, Knockout Centre)

(Variation 12 - Side 1)

(Black Label)

RCA Large Silver Dot Logo

(Knockout Centre)
(1961 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

45-RCA

 1227

B.I.E.M./

Aberbach

(Between Lines On Left)

(Variation 12 - Side 2)

MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN

Trade Mark(s) ® Registered

RECORDING FIRST

PUBLISHED 1961 (Two Lines)

USA NO:

47-7850

"New Orthophonic" High Fidelity (Top Right)

E/T Tax Code (Below High Fidelity)

Parallel Lines (Both Sides)

(Black Label, RCA Large Silver Dot Logo, Knockout Centre)

(Variation 13 - Side 1)

(Black Label)

RCA Large Silver Dot Logo

(Knockout Centre)
(1961 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

45-RCA

 1227

B.I.E.M./

Aberbach

(Between Lines On Left)

(Variation 13 - Side 2)

MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN

Trade Mark(s) ® Registered

RECORDING FIRST

PUBLISHED 1961 (Two Lines)

USA NO (No Colon)

47-7850

"New Orthophonic" High Fidelity (Top Right)

E/T Tax Code (Below High Fidelity)

Parallel Lines (Both Sides)

(Black Label, RCA Large Silver Dot Logo, Knockout Centre)

(Variation 14 - Side 1)

(Black Label)

RCA Large Silver Dot Logo

(Knockout Centre)
(1961 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

45-RCA

 1227

B.I.E.M./

Aberbach

(Between Lines On Left)

(Variation 14 - Side 2)

MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN

Trade Mark(s) ® Registered

RECORDING FIRST

PUBLISHED 1961 (Two Lines)

USA NO:

47-7850

"New Orthophonic" High Fidelity (Top Right)

E/T Tax Code (Below High Fidelity)

Parallel Lines (Both Sides)

(No Full Stop In Matrix Number)

​UK Chart Information:

This single entered the UK charts on May 31, 1961, peaking at no. 1.

Chart Run: (15 Weeks)

31/05/1961 - 27

07/06/1961 - 01

14/06/1961 - 01

21/06/1961 - 01

28/06/1961 - 01

05/07/1961 - 02

12/07/1961 - 06

19/07/1961 - 09

26/07/1961 - 11

02/08/1961 - 16

09/08/1961 - 17

16/08/1961 - 24

23/08/1961 - 28

30/08/1961 - 32

06/09/1961 - 36

Information: www.officialcharts.com

Recording Information:

Surrender

(October 30/31, 1960: RCA Studio B, Nashville, Tennessee)

Lonely Man

(November 7, 1960: Radio Recorders, Studio B, Hollywood, California)

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