Don't / I Beg of You 

Modified: June 21, 2013

         Release: RCA Victor 47-7150 Don't / I Beg of You (45)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 1/7/1958

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Cover: (1/1958)1. picture sleeve front and back.

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Disc: (1/1958). Black label, dog on top. 45 RPM without periods and New Orthophonic High Fidelity on right side. On both sides, the matrix number on the left is preceded by Elvis Presley Music, Inc. BMI, which is Music is on the second line. With in With the Jordanaires is not capitalized.2
Matrix numbers: H2PW-5529-5S / H2WW-0259-2S (Indianapolis pressing)

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Disc: (1/1958). Black label, dog on top. 45 R.P.M. with periods and New Orthophonic High Fidelity on right side. On both sides, the matrix number on the left is preceded by Elvis Presley Music, Inc. BMI, which is Music is on the first line. With in With the Jordanaires is capitalized.
Matrix numbers: H2PW-5529-8S / H2WW-0259-9S (Rockaway pressing)

Disc: (1/1958). Black label, dog on top. 45 R.P.M. with periods and New Orthophonic High Fidelity on right side. On both sides, the matrix number on the left is preceded by Elvis Presley Music, Inc. BMI, which is Music, Inc. is on the second line and BMI on a third line . With in With the Jordanaires is not capitalized. ELVIS PRESLEY is larger than with The Jordanaires.
Matrix numbers: H2PW-5529-6S / H2WW-0259-5S (Hollywood pressing)3

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Disc: Black label, dog on top. All print on label in silver.4
Matrix numbers: 45-H2PW-5529-X (machine stamped) C B Sw (hand etched) / 45-H2PW- 0259-X (machine stamped – “-X hand etched”) B B Sw (hand etched) - Manufactured in Germany (machine stamped in trail off wax on both sides)5

Additional detail about this release can be found at the The Elvis Presley Manufactured in Germany Discography page

Released in 1958 by RCA Records on 78 RPM as Don't / I Beg of You.
Re-released by RCA Records on 45 RPM as Don't / I Beg of You on the Gold Standard Series label.

  1. Date from Elvis Presley Taking Care Of Business. "BiogrDiscography." 4 February 2011.
  2. Images from the collection of Roberto.
  3. Matrix numbers from the collection of Z. Kasparek.
  4. Images from the collection of Urs Mosimann (from Switzerland)
  5. Matrix numbers from the collection of Urs Mosimann (from Switzerland)