LSP-1884 (e) King Creole 

Modified: June 20, 2012

         Release: RCA Victor LSP-1884 (e) King Creole (LP)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 2/1962

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 lsp 1962 cover side1 noe 1 small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)1884 lsp cover front nowwithe pic2 small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)1884 lsp cover back noe mockup small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)1884 lsp cover back nowwithe 1 small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)

Cover Front: Nipper logo at top right, number at upper left without the "(e)". RE lower right corner.
Cover Back: Large RCA box upper left, number upper right without the "(e)". After the third paragraph the copyright info is not bold as © by Radio Corporation of America, 1958 followed by an IMPORTANT! statement.

1884 lsp 1962 side1 small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)1884 lsp 1962 side2 small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Black label, RCA logo in silver at top and "Stereo Electronically Reprocessed" at bottom. Title above spindle hole, small font. In the (from the Hal Wallis production "King Creole," a Paramount picture) statement, "King Creole" is on same line as a Paramount picture. Space between song titles. (2/1962)

Matrix numbers
Side 1: M2PY-4735-2S A2 / Side 2: M2PY-4736-2S A1 (Rockaway pressing)1

1884 lsp 1962 side1 h small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)1884 lsp 1962 side2 h small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Black label, RCA logo in silver at top and "Stereo Electronically Reprocessed" at bottom. Title above spindle hole, small font. In the (from the Hal Wallis production "King Creole," a Paramount picture) statement, "King Creole" is on same line as aHal Wallis production. No space between song titles. (2/1962)

Matrix numbers
Side 1:
M2PY-4735-3S / Side 2: M2PY-4736-3S (Hollywood pressing)

This label is commonly referenced as the staggered stereo release.

1884 lsp 1962 cover side1 noe 1 small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)1884 lsp 1962 cover side2 noe 5 small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)

Cover Front: Nipper logo at top right, number at upper left without the "(e)". RE lower right corner.
Cover Back: Large RCA box upper left corner. Move credits left column. Catalog number upper right. Song titles, three paragraphs, copyright info, and IMPORTANT! Statement, right column. From left to right, copyright variations:

© by Radio Corporation of America, 1958 - small font (5 lower left corner)

1884 lsp cover front nowwithe pic2 small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)1884 lsp cover back nowwithe 1 small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)1884 lsp cover side2 2 small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)1884 lsp cover side2 3 small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)

Cover Front: Nipper logo at top right, number at upper left with the "(e)". RE lower right corner.
Cover Back: Large RCA box upper left corner. Move credits left column. Catalog number upper right. Song titles, three paragraphs, copyright info, and IMPORTANT! Statement, right column. From left to right, copyright variations:

© by Radio Corporation of America, 1958
© 1958, RCA, New York, N.Y. · Printed in U.S.A. - bold, large font (2 lower left corner)
© 1958, RCA, New York, N.Y. · Printed in U.S.A. - bold, small font (3 lower left corner)

Disc: Black label, RCA logo in silver at top and "Stereo Electronically Reprocessed" at bottom. (2/1962) (Reference above)

Disc: Black label, RCA logo in silver at top and "STEREO" at bottom. (1963)

Matrix numbers
Side 1:
M2PY-4735-3S / Side 2: M2PY-4736-3S (Hollywood pressing)

1884 lsp 1964 side1 h small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)1884 lsp 1964 side2 h small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)"

Disc: Black label, RCA logo in white at top and "Stereo" at bottom. (10/1964). On side 1, track 5, abbreviated credits. On side 2, track 5 is on one line with credits abbreviated. Track 6 abbreviated credits. On both sides, (from the Hal Wallis production "King Creole,"" on one line and "a Paramount Picture)" on another.

Matrix numbers
Side 1:
M2PY-4735-3S / Side 2: M2PY-4736-3S (Hollywood pressing)

1884 lsp 1964 side1 r small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)1884 lsp 1964 side2 r small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Black label, RCA logo in white at top and "Stereo" at bottom. (10/1964). On side 1, track 5, full credits. On side 2, track 5 is on two lines with full credits. Track 6 full credits. On both sides, (from the Hal Wallis production" on one line and ""King Creole," a Paramount Picture)" on another.

Matrix numbers
Side 1:
M2PY-4735-1S C1 / Side 2: M2PY-4736-1S B1 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)
Side 1: M2PY-4735-4S A1 / Side 2: M2PY-4736-4S A1 (machine stamped) (Rockaway pressing)
Side 1: M2PY-4735-5S B1 / Side 2: M2PY-4736-5S A1 (machine stamped) (Indianapolis pressing)

Catalog: LSP-1884(e)
Release: 1971

1884 lsp cover front nowwithe pic2 small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)1884 lsp cover side1 w sticker small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)rca stereo sticker 2 3 small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)

Cover Front: Nipper logo at top right, number at upper left with the "(e)". No number on spline. RE lower right corner. With or without sticker attached to the cover.

1884 lsp cover back ser3 small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)1884 lsp cover side2 ser 8 small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)

Cover Back: Small RCA box upper left, number upper right with the "(e)" with Stereo effect reprocessed from monophonic line added. After the third paragraph, the copyright info has been relocated to bottom center and IMPORTANT! information has been removed. SER lower left corner and the number 3 lower left corner under left farthest picture. SER lower left corner and the number 8 lower left corner under SER. The combination of this front cover in combination with the back cover, has been seen with the following discs and inner sleeves.

1884 lsp 1968 orange rigid side1 small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)1884 lsp 1968 orange rigid side2 small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Orange label. Rigid vinyl. (11/1968)

Matrix numbers
Side 1: M2PY-4735-3S / Side 2: M2PY-4736-3S (Hollywood pressing)

1884 lsp 1969 side1 r small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)1884 lsp 1969 side2 r small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Orange label. Non flexible vinyl. (1969-1971)

Matrix numbers
Side 1: M2PY-4735-8S-B (hand etched) / Side 2: M2PY-4736-6S-B (hand etched) (Rockaway pressing)

1884 lsp side1 1971 small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)1884 lsp side2 1971 small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Orange label. flexible vinyl. (1971)

Matrix numbers
Side 1:
M2PY-4735-7S / Side 2: M2PY-4736-7S (Rockaway pressing)
Side 1: M2PY-4735-10S / Side 2: M2PY-4736-5S (Indianapolis pressing)

Catalog: LSP-1884(e)
Release: 1971-1977

1884 lsp cover front ser small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)1884 lsp cover back ser0 small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)1884 lsp cover back ser2 1 small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)

Back: small RCA box upper left, number upper right with the "(e)" with Stereo effect reprocessed from monophonic line added. After the third paragraph, the copyright info has been relocated to bottom center and IMPORTANT! information has been removed. SER lower left corner.
Back: small RCA box upper left, number upper right with the "(e)" with Stereo effect reprocessed from monophonic line added. After the third paragraph, the copyright info has been relocated to bottom center and IMPORTANT! information has been removed. SER lower left corner and the number 2 next to copyright information, bottom center. The combination of this front cover in combination with the back cover, has been seen with the following discs and inner sleeves.

Disc: Orange label. Rigid vinyl. (11/1968) (Reference above.)
Disc: Orange label. Non flexible vinyl. (1969-1971) (Reference above.)
Disc: Orange label. flexible vinyl. (1971) (Reference above.)

1884 lsp side1 1975 small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)1884 lsp side2 1975 small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Tan label. (1976)

Matrix numbers
Side 1:
M2PY-4735-10S / Side 2: M2PY-4736-5S (Indianapolis pressing)

1884 lsp 1977 side1 small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)1884 lsp 1977 side2 small LSP 1884 (e) King Creole (Elvis Presley)

Disc: Black label. Dog near top (1976)

Matrix numbers
Side A: M2PY-4735-10S A3D / Side B: M2PY-4736-8S B4D (Indianapolis pressing)
Side A: M2PY-4735-10S A2W / Side B: M2PY-4736-8S B4W (Indianapolis pressing)

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

Originally released in monaural as LPM-1884 King Creole and re-released as AFL1-1884 (e) King Creole.

  1. Matrix numbers from the collection of Roberto.