Love Me Tender / Anyway You Want Me 

Modified: November 4, 2013

         Release: RCA Victor 47-6643 Love Me Tender / Anyway You Want Me (45)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 9/28/1956

47 6643 cover side1 pink small Love Me Tender / Anyway You Want Me (Elvis Presley)47 6643 cover side1 ltpink small Love Me Tender / Anyway You Want Me (Elvis Presley)47 6643 cover side1 green small Love Me Tender / Anyway You Want Me (Elvis Presley)47 6643 cover side1 white small Love Me Tender / Anyway You Want Me (Elvis Presley)

47 6643 cover side2 pink small Love Me Tender / Anyway You Want Me (Elvis Presley)47 6643 cover side2 ltpink small Love Me Tender / Anyway You Want Me (Elvis Presley)47 6643 cover side2 green small Love Me Tender / Anyway You Want Me (Elvis Presley)47 6643 cover side2 white small Love Me Tender / Anyway You Want Me (Elvis Presley)

Cover: picture sleeve front and back. From left to right, dark pink, light pink, green, or white.

47 6643 side1 1 small Love Me Tender / Anyway You Want Me (Elvis Presley)47 6643 side2 small Love Me Tender / Anyway You Want Me (Elvis Presley)

Disc: (9/1956) Black label, dog on top without horizontal line. 45 RPM on sides. Side 1, Love Me Tender on four lines.1
Matrix numbers: G2WW-4767-1S / G2WW-5937-13S A1 (Indianapolis pressing)2

47 6643 side1 i nomovie small Love Me Tender / Anyway You Want Me (Elvis Presley)47 6643 side2 i nomovie small Love Me Tender / Anyway You Want Me (Elvis Presley)

Disc: (9/1956) Black label, dog on top without horizontal line. Side 1, No mention of From The 20th Century Fox CinemaScope Production "Love Me Tender"
Matrix numbers: G2WW-4767-3S / G2WW-5937-2S A2 (Indianapolis pressing)

47 6643 side2 line small Love Me Tender / Anyway You Want Me (Elvis Presley)47 6643 side1 line small Love Me Tender / Anyway You Want Me (Elvis Presley)

Disc: (9/1956) Black label, dog on top with horizontal line. Side 1, With statement From The 20th Century Fox CinemaScope Production "Love Me Tender" (Elvis Presley - Vera Matson)
Matrix numbers: G2WW-4767-7S / G2WW-5937-4S (Rockaway pressing)
Matrix numbers: G2WW-4767-10S RCA H / G2WW-5937-11S RCA1 F (unknown pressing)
Matrix numbers: G2WW-4767-13S RCA1 E / G2WW-5937-9S RCA F (unknown pressing)
Matrix numbers: G2WW-4767-15S / G2WW-5937-12S (unknown pressing)3
Matrix numbers: G2WW-4767-23S / G2WW-5937-27S (unknown pressing)
Matrix numbers: G2WW-4767-23S / G2WW-5937-28S (unknown pressing)4

47 6643 side1 noline small Love Me Tender / Anyway You Want Me (Elvis Presley)47 6643 side2 noline small Love Me Tender / Anyway You Want Me (Elvis Presley)

Disc: (9/1956)5 Black label, dog on top without horizontal line. 45 R.P.M. on sides. Side 1, Love Me Tender on three lines.
Matrix numbers: G2WW-4767-11S A1 / G2WW-5937-5S A1 (Hollywood pressing)
Matrix numbers: G2WW-4767-12S A5 / G2WW-5937-5S A1 (Hollywood pressing)

47 6643 side2 line v2 small Love Me Tender / Anyway You Want Me (Elvis Presley)47 6643 side1 line v2 small Love Me Tender / Anyway You Want Me (Elvis Presley)

Disc: (9/1956) Black label, dog on top with horizontal line. Error pressing. Label on Side 2 without silver ink.
Matrix numbers: G2WW-4767-20S / G2WW-5937-24S (unknown pressing)

47 6643 side1 wline nomovie small Love Me Tender / Anyway You Want Me (Elvis Presley)47 6643 side2 wline nomovie small Love Me Tender / Anyway You Want Me (Elvis Presley)

Disc: (9/1956) Black label, dog on top with horizontal line. Side 1, No mention of From The 20th Century Fox CinemaScope Production "Love Me Tender"
Matrix numbers: G2WW-4767-20S-3 / G2WW-5937-24S-3 (unknown pressing)

Released in 1957 by RCA Records on 78 RPM as Love Me Tender / Anyway You Want Me.
Re-released by RCA Records on 45 RPM as Love Me Tender / Anyway You Want Me on the Gold Standard Series label.

  1. Images courtesy of Boija, John. "First pressings of US Elvis Presley 45 rpm singles." John Boija's Home Page. 3 Dec. 2010.
  2. eBay reference 370902506634 (November 4, 2013)
  3. Matrix numbers from the collection of P. Alner.
  4. Matrix numbers from the collection of Roberto.
  5. Date from Elvis Presley Taking Care Of Business. "BiogrDiscography." 4 February 2011.