LPM-4088 Elvis 

Modified: May 29, 2013

         Release: RCA Victor LPM-4088 Elvis (LP)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 11/22/1968

Track Listings: (click here to expand / collapse)

Side 1

Trouble
Guitar Man
Lawdy Miss Clawdy
Baby, What You Want Me To Do
Dialogue
Heartbreak Hotel
Hound Dog
All Shook Up
Can't Help Falling In Love
Jailhouse Rock
Love Me Tender

Side 2

Where Could I Go But To The Lord
Up Above My Head
Saved
Dialogue
Blue Christmas
One Night
Memories
Nothingville
Dialogue
Big Boss Man
Guitar Man
Little Egypt
Trouble
Guitar Man
If I Can Dream

Aliases for this title included Elvis' TV Special, Elvis' Comeback Special, Elvis' NBC-TV Special, or Elvis.

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Cover Front: RCA and catalog number upper left corner. Victor upper right corner. The Memories of Elvis sticker was applied late in 1977.
Cover Back: Catalog number upper right corner.

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Sticker: Later copies may contain a 1 1/8" x 4" blue sticker reading "MEMORIES OF ELVIS NBC-TV SHOW - NOVEMBER 1977 - PART 1 (FROM THE ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK RECORDING OF THE 1968 TV SPECIAL) LPM-4088

This is the first Elvis LP released on the orange label.

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Disc: 1968. Orange label. Rigid vinyl. Reed credited for Guitar Man on Side 1, track 2 and side 2, track 4.

Matrix numbers
Side 1: WPRM-8051 1S A2 / Side 2: WPRM-8052 1S C1 (Indianapolis pressing)
Side 1: WPRM-8051 1S A3 / Side 2: WPRM-8052 1S B2 (Indianapolis pressing)

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Disc: 1968. Orange label. Rigid vinyl. Hubbard credited for Guitar Man on Side 1, track 2 and side 2, track 4.

Matrix numbers
Side 1: WPRM-8051--2S A2 / Side 2: WPRM-8052--1S C1 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)1
Side 1: WPRM-8051 2S A3 / Side 2: WPRM-8052 7S A1 (Indianapolis pressing)
Side 1: WPRM-8051-10S / Side 2: WPRM-8052-10S (Hollywood pressing)2

The Listing Notice 12-5-683 details a correction for LPM-4088 Elvis. Jerry Reed is credited for Guitar Man on side 1, track 2 and again side 2, track 4. It should read Jerry Hubbard for these credits. Destroy label masters and use new label masters for future production. This is hand dated 12/5 on the bottom of the Listing Notice. Jerry Reed is Jerry Reed Hubbard, one in the same. Early orange label, rigid vinyl copies do have Jerry Reed credited for Guitar Man. There are orange label, rigid vinyl copies that have Jerry Hubbard for these credits.

Disc: 1969-1970. Orange label. Non-Flexible vinyl.

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Disc: 1971. Orange label. Flexible vinyl.

Matrix numbers
Side 1: WPRM-8051 9S / Side 2: WPRM-8052 9S (Hollywood pressing)

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Disc: 1976. Tan label.

Matrix numbers
Side 1: WPRM-8051 13S B1 / Side 2: WPRM-8052 2S A1 (Indianapolis pressing)
Side 1: WPRM-8051 13S B1E / Side 2: WPRM-8052 9S A1D (Indianapolis pressing)

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Disc: 1977. Black label, dog near top. Flat label.

Matrix numbers
Side A: WPRM-8051 13S B3G / Side B: WPRM-8052 10S A4J (Indianapolis pressing)
Side A: WPRM-8051 13S B4G / Side B: WPRM-8052 10S A2G (Indianapolis pressing)

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Disc: 1977. Black label, dog near top. Rigid label.

Matrix numbers
Side A: WPRM-8051 13S C? / Side B: WPRM-8052 10S A4 (unknown pressing, Z)

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

  1. Matrix numbers from the collection of Anon.
  2. Matrix numbers from the collection of Roberto.
  3. Flynn, Keith. "United States Discography (1960's) " Keith Flynn's Elvis Presley Pages. 23 July 2012