For The Heart / Hurt 

Modified: November 19, 2012

         Release: RCA Victor PB-10601 For The Heart / Hurt (45)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 3/12/1976

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Cover: (3/1976) picture sleeve front and back.

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Disc: (3/1976) Yellow label. NOT FOR SALE.1
Matrix numbers: PB 10601A A / PB 10601B A (Indianapolis pressing)

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Disc: (3/1976) Tan label.
Matrix numbers: PB 10601A 1 AC / PB 10601B 1 A7 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: PB 10601A 2 / PB 10601B 2 (hand etched) (Hollywood pressing)

It has been written that “the Hollywood factory closed before the release of For the Heart / Hurt (PB-10601).2” If this statement is accurate, then this documented Hollywood pressing is not only an anomaly but likely extremely rare.

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Disc: (3/1976) Black label. Dog near top.
Matrix numbers: PB 10601-A 1 A3 / PB 10601-B 1 A8 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: PB 10601-A 1 AC / PB 10601-B 1 A1 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)
Matrix numbers: PB 10601A 1 A3 / PB 10601B 1 AC (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)

  1. Images from the collection of Christian (from France)
  2. Jerry Osborne, Presleyana V (Port Townsend: Osborne Enterprises, 2007), p. 13.