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Can't Help Falling in Love/Rock-A-Hula Baby

RCA 1270 (45 rpm)

Track Listing:

Side 1:

1. Can't Help Falling In Love

Side 2:

1. Rock-A-Hula Baby

Released: January 5, 1962:

Sound Format: mono

UK Single No. (36)

The tracks on this single were taken from the mono soundtrack album: "Blue Hawaii" (RD 27238). On early advance copies "Rock-A-Hula Baby" was issued as the A-side. Working from the matrix numbers, it's probably better to class "Can't Help Falling In Love" as the A-side.

NOTE: This single was issued using the matrix number M2PW, part of the RCA system.

(M2 = 1961)

Side 1: M2PW 2988     Side 2: M2PW 2989

(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)

(Blue Label)

45 R.P.M.

Stamped DECCA Logo

Side 1 "ROCK-A-HULA BABY"

Double Sided

ADVANCED TEST RECORDING Acetate

(Solid Centre)

(1962 Decca Pressing)

(Mono)

(Hand Written Details)

(Factory Sample - Side 2)

(Blue Label)

45 R.P.M.

Stamped DECCA Logo

Side 2 "CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE"

(Thanks To Andy Honeywell For The Images)

(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 "CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE"

Double Sided

DEMONSTRATION SAMPLE NOT FOR SALE

(Knockout Centre)

(1962 Decca Pressing)

(Mono)

(Stamped Details)

(Factory Sample - Side 2)

(Dark Green Label)

45 R.P.M.

Stamped Large RCA Black Dot Logo

Side 2 "ROCK-A HULA BABY"

(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)
(1962 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

45-RCA

 1270

(No Full Stop In Matrix Number)

BIEM NCB (Boxed)

Manor Music (Between Lines OnLeft

(Variation 1 - Side 2)

MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN

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U.S.A. No.

47-7968

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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)
(1962 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

45-RCA

 1270

(No Full Stop In Matrix Number)

BIEM NCB (Boxed)

Manor

                                           Music (Between Lines On Left)

(Variation 2 - Side 2)

MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN

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RECORDING

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U.S.A. No.

47-7968

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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)
(1962 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

45-RCA-

 1270

(Hyphen In Matrix Number)

N.C.B.

               B.I.E.M. (Boxed)

(Between Lines On Left)

(Variation 3 - Side 2)

MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN

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                      PUBLISHED 1961 (Two Lines)

(47-7968)

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

(Variation 4 - Side 1)

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RCA Large Silver Dot Logo

(Knockout Centre)
(1962 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

45-RCA-

 1270

(Hyphen In Matrix Number)

N.C.B.

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Manor Music

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(Variation 5 - Side 1)

(Black Label)

RCA Large Silver Dot Logo

(Knockout Centre)
(1962 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

45-RCA-

 1270

(Hyphen In Matrix Number)

N.C.B.

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Manor Music

(Between Lines On Left)

(Variation 5 - Side 2)

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47-7968)

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(No Tax Code)

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

(Variation 6 - Side 1)

(Black Label)

RCA Large Silver Dot Logo

(Knockout Centre)
(1962 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

45-RCA

 1270

(Full Stop In Matrix Number)

BIEM NCB (Boxed)

Manor Music

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(Variation 6 - Side 2)

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

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(Knockout Centre)
(1962 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

45-RCA

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(No Full Stop In Matrix Number)

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Manor Music

(Between Lines On Left)

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(1962 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

45-RCA

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(No Full Stop In Matrix Number)

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Manor Music

(Between Lines On Left)

(Variation 8 - Side 2)

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RCA Large Silver Dot Logo

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(1962 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

45-RCA

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(No Full Stop In Matrix Number)

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Manor Music

(Between Lines On Left)

(Variation 9 - Side 2)

MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN

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47-7968

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O/T Tax Code (Below High Fidelity)

Parallel Lines (Both Sides)

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

(Variation 10 - Side 1)

(Black Label)

RCA Large Silver Dot Logo

(Knockout Centre)
(1962 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

45-RCA

 1270

(Full Stop In Matrix Number)

Manor Music

BIEM NCB (Boxed)

(Between Lines On Left)

(Variation 10 - Side 2)

MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN

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                      PUBLISHED 1961 (Two Lines)

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47-7968

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(Variation 11 - Side 1)

(Black Label)

RCA Large Silver Dot Logo

(Knockout Centre)
(1962 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

45-RCA

 1270

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Manor Music

BIEM NCB (Boxed)

(Between Lines On Left)

(Variation 11 - Side 2)

MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN

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                      PUBLISHED 1961 (Two Lines)

USA NO:

47-7968

"New Orthophonic" High Fidelity (Top Right)

Z/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)
(1962 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

      45-RCA

 1270

(Hyphen In Matrix Number)

BIEM NCB (Boxed)

Manor Music

(Between Lines On Left)

(Variation 12 - Side 2)

MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN

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RECORDING FIRST

                      PUBLISHED 1961 (Two Lines)

USA No.

47-7968

"New Orthophonic" High Fidelity (Top Right)

Z/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)
(1962 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

      45-RCA

 1270

(No Hyphen In Matrix Number)

BIEM NCB (Boxed)

                        Manor Music (Moved Right)

(Between Lines On Left)

(Variation 13 - Side 2)

MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN

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RECORDING FIRST

                      PUBLISHED 1961 (Two Lines)

USA No.

47-7968

"New Orthophonic" High Fidelity (Top Right)

Z/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)

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(Knockout Centre)
(1962 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

45-RCA-

 1270

(Full Stop In Matrix Number)

BIEM NCB (Boxed)

                        Manor Music (Moved Right)

(Between Lines On Left)

(Variation 14 - Side 2)

MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN

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                      PUBLISHED 1961 (Two Lines)

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47-7968)

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Parallel Lines (Both Sides)

(Black Label, RCA VICTOR Small Silver Dot Logo, Knockout Centre)

(Variation 15 - Side 1)

(Black Label)

RCA VICTOR Small Silver Dot Logo

(Knockout Centre)
(1962 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

45-RCA

 1270

(Full Stop In Matrix Number)

Manor Music

BIEM NCB (Boxed)

(Variation 15 - Side 2)

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                      PUBLISHED 1961 (Two Lines)

USA NO:

47-7968

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P/T Tax Code (Below High Fidelity)

No Parallel Lines (Both Sides)

(Thanks to Dean Murphy for the images)

(Black Label, RCA VICTOR Small Silver Dot Logo, Knockout Centre)

(Variation 16 - Side 1)

(Black Label)

RCA VICTOR Small Silver Dot Logo

(Knockout Centre)
(1963 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

RCA-

 1270

N.C.B.

               B.I.E.M. (Boxed)

Manor Music

(Variation 16 - Side 2)

MADE IN ENGLAND BY THE DECCA RECORD CO LTD

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                      PUBLISHED 1961 (Two Lines)

(USA No.

47-7968)

"New Orthophonic" High Fidelity (Top Right)

K/T Tax Code (Below High Fidelity)

s (Below Tax Code)

(Thanks to Dean Murphy for the images)

(Black Label, RCA VICTOR Small Silver Dot Logo, Knockout Centre)

(Variation 17 - Side 1)

(Black Label)

RCA VICTOR Small Silver Dot Logo

(Knockout Centre)
(1963 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

RCA

 1270

BIEM NCB (Boxed)

Manor Music

(Variation 17 - Side 2)

MADE IN ENGLAND BY THE DECCA RECORD CO LTD

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RECORDING FIRST

                      PUBLISHED 1961 (Two Lines)

USA No.

47-7968

"New Orthophonic" High Fidelity (Top Right)

K/T Tax Code (Below High Fidelity)

s (Below Tax Code - Positioned Further Right)

(Black Label, RCA VICTOR Small Silver Dot Logo, Knockout Centre)

(Variation 18 - Side 1)

(Black Label)

RCA VICTOR Small Silver Dot Logo

(Knockout Centre)
(1964 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

RCA

 1270

Manor Music

BIEM NCB (Boxed)

(Variation 18 - Side 2)

MADE IN ENGLAND BY THE DECCA RECORD CO LTD

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RECORDING FIRST

                      PUBLISHED 1961 (Two Lines)

USA NO:

47-7968

"New Orthophonic" High Fidelity (Top Right)

K/T Tax Code (Below High Fidelity)

S (Below 1270)

(Thanks to Dean Murphy for the images)

(Black Label, RCA VICTOR Small Silver Dot Logo, Knockout Centre)

(Variation 19 - Side 1)

(Black Label)

RCA VICTOR Small Silver Dot Logo

(Knockout Centre)
(1965 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

RCA-1270

N.C.B.

B.I.E.M. (Boxed)

Manor Music

(Variation 19 - Side 2)

Trade Mark(s) Registered   Marca(s) Registrada(s)

"New Orthophonic" High Fidelity (Top Left)

(USA No.

47-7968)

45 Symbol (Top Right)

K/T Tax Code (Below 45 Symbol)

S (Below Tax Code)

(Black Label, RCA VICTOR Small Silver Dot Logo, Knockout Centre)

(Variation 20 - Side 1)

(Black Label)

RCA VICTOR Small Silver Dot Logo

(Knockout Centre)
(1965 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

RCA-1270

N.C.B.

B.I.E.M. (Boxed)

Manor Music

(Variation 20 - Side 2)

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"New "Orthophonic" High Fidelity (Top Left)

(USA No.

47-7968)

45 Symbol (Top Right)

K/T Tax Code (Below 45 Symbol)

S (Below Tax Code)

(Thanks to Dean Murphy for the images)

(Black Label, RCA VICTOR Small Silver Dot Logo, Knockout Centre)

(Variation 21 - Side 1)

(Black Label)

RCA VICTOR Small Silver Dot Logo

(Knockout Centre)
(1967 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

RCA

1270

Manor Music

BIEM NCB (Boxed)

(Variation 21 - Side 2)

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45 Symbol (Top Right)

"New "Orthophonic" High Fidelity (Below 45 Symbol)

USA No:

47-7968

(No Tax Code)

(Black Label, RCA VICTOR Small Silver Dot Logo, Knockout Centre)

(Variation 21 - Side 1)

(Black Label)

RCA VICTOR Small Silver Dot Logo

(Knockout Centre)
(1968 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

RCA

1270

Manor Music

BIEM NCB (Boxed)

(Variation 22 - Side 2)

Trade Mark(s) Registered   Marca(s) Registrada(s)

45 Symbol (Top Right)

"New "Orthophonic" High Fidelity (Below 45 Symbol)

USA No:

47-7968

J/T Tax Code (Below 1270)

​UK Chart Information:

This single entered the UK charts on February 7, 1962, peaking at no. 1.

Chart Run: (20 Weeks)

07/02/1962 - 12

14/02/1962 - 04

21/02/1962 - 02

28/02/1962 - 01

07/03/1962 - 01

14/03/1962 - 01

21/03/1962 - 01

28/03/1962 - 03

04/04/1962 - 03

11/04/1962 - 04

18/04/1962 - 04

25/04/1962 - 06

02/05/1962 - 06

09/05/1962 - 08

16/05/1962 - 14

23/05/1962 - 16

30/05/1962 - 16

06/06/1962 - 26

13/06/1962 - 30

20/06/1962 - 48

Information: www.officialcharts.com

Recording Information:

Rock-A-Hula Baby

(March 23, 1961: Radio Recorders, Studio B, Hollywood, California)

Can't Help Falling in Love

(March 23, 1961: Radio Recorders, Studio B, Hollywood, California)

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