LPM-1884 King Creole 

Modified: November 13, 2012

         Release: RCA Victor LPM-1884 King Creole (LP)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 9/19/1958

Track Listings: (click here to expand / collapse)

Side 1

King Creole
As Long As I Have You
Hard Headed Woman
Trouble
Dixieland Rock

Side 2

Don't Ask Me Why
Lover Doll
Crawfish
Young Dreams
Steadfast, Loyal And True
New Orleans

1884 lpm cover side1 small LPM 1884 King Creole (Elvis Presley)1884 lpm cover side2 small LPM 1884 King Creole (Elvis Presley)

Cover Front: RCA Victor logo and number at upper right.
Cover Back: Catalog number upper right corner.

1884 lpm insert side1x600 1 small LPM 1884 King Creole (Elvis Presley)

Insert This 8"x10" "King Creole Bonus Photo" is black and white and signed Best Wishes Elvis Presley. Given at the time of this release and have been found in sealed record shop baggies.1

1884 lpm side1 v2 small LPM 1884 King Creole (Elvis Presley)1884 lpm side2 v2 small LPM 1884 King Creole (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Long Play. Black label, All print on label print is silver. "NEW ORTHOPHONIC" HIGH FIDELITY on top. Camden N.J. on edge. Side 1, track 5 credits Aaron Schroeder - Rachel Frank2 and (from the Hal Wallis Production "King Creole - A Paramount Picture) on two lines. On side 1, with THE Jordanaires. On side 2, with The Jordanaires.

Matrix numbers
Side 1:
J2PP-4183-2S B2 / Side 2: J2PP-4184-6S C1 (Rockaway pressing)

1884 lpm 1958 side1 r 7s small LPM 1884 King Creole (Elvis Presley)1884 lpm 1958 side2 r 7s small LPM 1884 King Creole (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Long Play. Black label, All print on label print is silver. "NEW ORTHOPHONIC" HIGH FIDELITY on top. Camden N.J. on edge. Side 1, track 5 credits Aaron Schroeder - Rachel Frank and (from the Hal Wallis Production "King Creole - A Paramount Picture) on one line. On side 1, WITH THE JORDANAIRES. On side 2, with THE JORDANAIRES.

Matrix numbers
Side 1:
J2PP-4183-7S A1 (hand etched) / Side 2: J2PP-4184-10S B1 (machine stamped) (Rockaway pressing)

1884 lpm side1 v1 small LPM 1884 King Creole (Elvis Presley)1884 lpm side2 v1 small LPM 1884 King Creole (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Long Play. Black label, All print on label print is silver. "NEW ORTHOPHONIC" HIGH FIDELITY on right side. Camden N.J. on edge. Small font. Full name album credits. Side 1, Track 5 is ( ... "King Creole" - A Paramount Picture) Side 1, track 5 incorrectly credits Claude DeMetruis - Fred Wise.

Although DeMetruis is credited for this song, he did not write it. DeMetruis is misspelled and should be DeMetrius.3

Matrix numbers
Side 1:
J2PP-4183-4S A3 / Side 2: J2PP-4184-2S A3 (Indianapolis pressing)

1884 lpm 1958 side1 i correct small LPM 1884 King Creole (Elvis Presley)1884 lpm 1958 side2 i correct small LPM 1884 King Creole (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Long Play. Black label, All print on label print is silver. "NEW ORTHOPHONIC" HIGH FIDELITY on right side. Camden N.J. on edge. Small font. Full name album credits. Side 1, Track 5 is ( ... "King Creole" - A Paramount Picture) Side 1, track 5 correctly credits Aaron Schroeder - Rachel Frank.

Matrix numbers
Side 1:
J2PP-4183-4S B3 / Side 2: J2PP-4184-9S A1 (Indianapolis pressing)

1884 lpm 1958 side1 v3 small LPM 1884 King Creole (Elvis Presley)1884 lpm 1958 side2 v3 small LPM 1884 King Creole (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Long Play. Black label, All print on label print is silver. "NEW ORTHOPHONIC" HIGH FIDELITY on right side. Camden N.J. on edge. Large font. Abbreviated album credits. Side 1, Track 5 is ( ... "King Creole" - A Paramount Film)4 Side 1, track 5 incorrectly credits C. DeMetruis - F. Wise.

Matrix numbers
Side 1: J2PP-4183-6S A / Side 2: J2PP-4184-4S A (Hollywood pressing)5

1884 lpm 1958 side1 h small LPM 1884 King Creole (Elvis Presley)1884 lpm 1958 side2 h small LPM 1884 King Creole (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Long Play. Black label, All print on label print is silver. "NEW ORTHOPHONIC" HIGH FIDELITY on right side. Camden N.J. on edge. Large font. Abbreviated album credits. Side 1, Track 5 is ( ... "King Creole" - A Paramount Film)6 Side 1, track 5 correctly credits A. Schroeder - R. Frank.

Matrix numbers
Side 1: J2PP-4183-6S A / Side 2: J2PP-4184-4S A (Hollywood pressing)7

1884 lpm 1958 side1 nonj 6s small LPM 1884 King Creole (Elvis Presley)1884 lpm 1958 side2 nonj 4s small LPM 1884 King Creole (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Long Play. Black label, All print on label print is silver. "NEW ORTHOPHONIC" HIGH FIDELITY on right side. Large font. Full name album credits. Side 1, Track 5 is ( ... "King Creole" - A Paramount Picture) Side 1, track 5 correctly credits A. Schroeder - R. Frank.

Matrix numbers
Side 1: J2PP-4183-6S A / Side 2: J2PP-4184-4S A (Hollywood pressing)

1884 lpm cover side1 rex600 small LPM 1884 King Creole (Elvis Presley)1884 lpm cover side2 re small LPM 1884 King Creole (Elvis Presley)

Cover Front: RCA Victor logo top right corner. Catalog number lower left corner. RE lower right corner.
Cover Back: Catalog number upper right corner with RE.

Disc: 1958. Long Play. Black label, All print on label print is silver. (References above.)

1884 lpm 1963 side1 h small LPM 1884 King Creole (Elvis Presley)1884 lpm 1963 side2 h small LPM 1884 King Creole (Elvis Presley)

Disc: 1963. MONO. Black label, All print on label print is silver.

Matrix numbers
Side 1: J2PP-4183-6S A / Side 2: J2PP-4184-4S A (Hollywood pressing)

1884 lpm 1964 side1 i small LPM 1884 King Creole (Elvis Presley)1884 lpm 1964 side2 i small LPM 1884 King Creole (Elvis Presley)

Disc: 1964. Monaural. Black label, RCA logo is white, other label print is silver. Side 1, track 5 first names complete. Side 2, track 5 on two lines and use full names. Side 2, track 6 use full names. On both sides, (from the Hal Wallis production on one line and "King Creole," a Paramount picture) on another.

Matrix numbers
Side 1:
J2PP-4183-4S C2 / Side 2: J2PP-4184-11S C3 (Indianapolis pressing)
Side 1: J2PP-4183-8S / Side 2: J2PP-4184-14S (machine stamped) (Rockaway pressing)8

1884 lpm 1964 side1 small LPM 1884 King Creole (Elvis Presley)1884 lpm 1964 side2 small LPM 1884 King Creole (Elvis Presley)

Disc: 1964. Monaural. Black label, RCA logo is white, other label print is silver. Side 1, track 5, first names use initials. Side 2, track 5 on one line and use initials for first names. Side 2, track 6 uses initials. On both sides, (from the Hal Wallis production "King Creole," on one line and a Paramount picture) on another.

Matrix numbers
Side 1:
J2PP-4183-6S A / Side 2: J2PP-4184-4S A (Hollywood pressing)

Inner Sleeves To identify the inner sleeve that is most appropriate for each release, look at the Inner Sleeves page on this site.

Re-released in electronically reprocessed stereo as LSP-1884 (e) King Creole in 1962.

  1. Images are from a collection of Internet images that date back to 1998.
  2. Identified by blrecords.
  3. "August 3rd.", On This Day in Jazz Age Music! 28 December 2010.
  4. Images from the collection of Shawn O'Grady
  5. Matrix numbers from the collection of Shawn O'Grady
  6. Images from the collection of Roberto.
  7. Matrix numbers from the collection of Roberto
  8. eBid reference 40903109 (January 25, 2012)