LPM-2697 It Happened At The World's Fair 

Modified: December 27, 2012

         Release: RCA Victor LPM-2697 It Happened At The World's Fair (LP)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 4/10/1963

Track Listings: (click here to expand / collapse)

Side 1

Beyond The Bend
Relax
Take Me To The Fair
They Remind Me Too Much Of You
One Broken Heart For Sale

Side 2

I'm Falling In Love Tonight
Cotton Candy Land
A World Of Our Own
How Would You Like To Be
Happy Ending

2697 lpm cover side1 small LPM 2697 It Happened At The Worlds Fair (Elvis Presley)2697 lpm cover side2 small LPM 2697 It Happened At The Worlds Fair (Elvis Presley)

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

2697 lpm side1 small LPM 2697 It Happened At The Worlds Fair (Elvis Presley)2697 lpm side2 small LPM 2697 It Happened At The Worlds Fair (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Long Play. Black label, All print on label print is silver.

Matrix numbers: PPRM-2727-1S / PPRM-2728-1S (Indianapolis pressing)1
Matrix numbers: PPRM-2727-3S A1 / PPRM-2728-4S A1 (Rockaway pressing)2
Matrix numbers: PPRM-2727-3S B4 / PPRM-2728-4S D2 (Rockaway pressing)
Matrix numbers: PPRM-2727--7S A1 /PPRM-2728--4S A2 (Rockaway pressing)3

2697 lpm 1963 side1 r var small LPM 2697 It Happened At The Worlds Fair (Elvis Presley)2697 lpm 1963 side2 r var small LPM 2697 It Happened At The Worlds Fair (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Long Play. Black label, All print on label print is silver. Missing print on side 1.

Matrix numbers: PPRM-2727-3S A2 / PPRM-2728-4S B3 (Rockaway pressing)

2697 lpm side1 nohf on right small LPM 2697 It Happened At The Worlds Fair (Elvis Presley)2697 lpm side2 nohf on right small LPM 2697 It Happened At The Worlds Fair (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Long Play. Black label, All print on label print is silver. "NEW ORTHOPHONIC" HIGH FIDELITY on right side.

Matrix numbers: PPRM-2727-5S A / PPRM-2728-6S A (Hollywood pressing)

2697 lsp insert side1 1 small LPM 2697 It Happened At The Worlds Fair (Elvis Presley)2697 lsp insert side1 v2 small LPM 2697 It Happened At The Worlds Fair (Elvis Presley)2697 lsp insert side2 v2 small LPM 2697 It Happened At The Worlds Fair (Elvis Presley)

Insert
8x10 photo of Elvis with the Elvis catalog on back. There are two variations of this insert. The first has a white border around the green background. The second photo4 has a green background stretched to the edge and is border-less. There are 11 RCA logos across the top of the image. The backs are identical.

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

Also released in stereo as LSP-2697 It Happened At The World's Fair.

  1. Matrix numbers from the collection of Shawn O'Grady
  2. eBid reference 40958362 (January 25, 2012)
  3. Matrix numbers from the collection of Roberto.
  4. Images and observations from the collection of Christian (of France).