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RCA RD 7678

Track Listing:

Side 1:

1. Roustabout

2. Little Egypt

3. Poison Ivy League

4. Hard Knocks

5. It's A Wonderful World

6. Big Love, Big Heartache

Side 2:

1. One Track Heart

2. It's Carnival Time

3. Carny Town

4. There's A Brand New Day On The Horizon

5. Wheels On My Heels

Released: December 1964:

Sound Format: mono

UK Album No. (23)

Yet another soundtrack album, Elvis' sixteenth. The theme for this one was based around being an employee at a carnival. This life is something the Colonel knew a lot about. The songs were a bit stronger on this album and it reached number one in the United States.

NOTE: This LP was issued using the matrix number RPRM. RP = 1964        RM = Mono LP

Side 1: RPRM 5276     Side 2: RPRM 5277

This album was kept in stock by issuing re-pressings with the same catalogue number

until it was deleted by RCA in November 1970.

(Sleeve Variation 1 - Front)

Laminated Front Only (stated)

MONO (Boxed) RD-7678 (Top Left)
RCA VICTOR White Dot Logo (Boxed) (Top Centre)


 

(Sleeve Variation 1 - Rear)

© 1964, Radio Corporation of America

Laminated with 'Clarifoil' made by British Celanese Limited

Printed in England by Clout & Baker Ltd.

(Bottom Left)

RCA VICTOR Logo (Boxed)

Product of the DECCA RECORD COMPANY, LTD, LONDON

made from a master recording of R.C.A. N.Y.

(Bottom Right)

(No Foldovers)

(Test Pressing/Factory Sample/Demo/Promo)

(Factory Sample - Side 1)

(Green Label)

SIDE 1 (RPRM 5276)

(1964 Decca Double Sided Test Pressing)
(Mo
no)

(19mm Press Ring Circle)

(Hand Written Details)

(Factory Sample - Side 2)

(Green Label)

SIDE 2 (RPRM 5276) (Incorrect - Should Be 5277)

(Black Label, RCA VICTOR Small Red Dot Logo)

(Variation 1 - Side 1)

(Black Label)

RCA VICTOR Small Red Dot Logo

(1964 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

(19mm Press Ring Circle)

(Variation 1 - Side 2)

RECORDING FIRST PUBLISHED 1964 (Top Left)

"New Orthophonic" High Fidelity (Top Right)

M/T Tax Code (above the matrix number)

(New Typeface)

(Track 3 Should Be "Carny Town")

(Black Label, RCA VICTOR Small Red Dot Logo)

(Variation 2 - Side 1)

(Black Label)

RCA VICTOR Small Red Dot Logo

(1965 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

(19mm Press Ring Circle)

(Variation 2 - Side 2)

℗ 1964 (Top Left)

"New Orthophonic" High Fidelity (Top Right)

M/T Tax Code (above the matrix number)

(New Typeface)

(Possible Combination Of Labels)

(Black Label, RCA VICTOR Small Red Dot Logo)

(Variation 3 - Side 1)

(Black Label)

RCA VICTOR Small Red Dot Logo

(1968 Decca Pressing)
(Mono)

(32mm Press Ring Circle)

(Variation 3 - Side 2)

(Older Variation 1 & 2 Labels)

(M/T Tax Code)

(J/T Tax Code Etched On Run Out)

(Thanks to Andy Honeywell for the images)

(Large Orange Label, RCA Victor Logo)

(Variation 4 - Side 1)

(Black Label)

Large Orange RCA Victor Logo

(1970 RCA Pressing)
(Mono)

(32mm Press Ring Circle)

(Variation 4 - Side 2)

Matt Label

4Up/4Up

MANUFACTURED BY RCA LIMITED
 

(Large Orange Label, RCA Victor Logo)

(Variation 5 - Side 1)

(Black Label)

Large Orange RCA Victor Logo

(1970 RCA Pressing)
(Mono)

(32mm Press Ring Circle)

(Variation 5 - Side 2)

Gloss Label

4Up/4Up

MANUFACTURED BY RCA LIMITED
 

(Thanks to Andy Honeywell for the improved images)

UK CHART Information:

This LP entered the UK charts on January 9, 1965, peaking at no. 12.

Chart Run: (4 Weeks)

09/01/1965 - 15

16/01/1965 - 12

23/01/1965 - 12

30/01/1965 - 12

Information: www.officialcharts.com

Recording Information:

Roustabout

(May 14, 1964: Radio Recorders, Studio B, Hollywood, California)

Little Egypt

(March 2, 1964: Radio Recorders, Studio B, Hollywood, California)

Poison Ivy League

(March 2, 1964: Radio Recorders, Studio B, Hollywood, California)

Hard Knocks

(March 5, 1964: Radio Recorders, Studio B, Hollywood, California)

It's A Wonderful World

(March 2, 1964: Radio Recorders, Studio B, Hollywood, California)

Big Love, Big Heartache

(March 3, 1964: Radio Recorders, Studio B, Hollywood, California)

One Track Heart

(March 3, 1964: Radio Recorders, Studio B, Hollywood, California)

It's Carnival Time

(March 5, 1964: Radio Recorders, Studio B, Hollywood, California)

Carny Town

(March 3, 1964: Radio Recorders, Studio B, Hollywood, California)

There's A Brand New Day on the Horizon

(March 3, 1964: Radio Recorders, Studio B, Hollywood, California)

Wheels On My Heels

(March 3, 1964: Radio Recorders, Studio B, Hollywood, California)

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