LSP-2426 Blue Hawaii 

Modified: November 13, 2012

         Release: RCA Victor LSP-2426 Blue Hawaii (LP)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 10/1961

Track Listings: (click here to expand / collapse)

Side 1

Blue Hawaii
Almost Always True
Aloha Oe
No More
Can't Help Falling In Love
Rock-A-Hula Baby
Moonlight Swim

Side 2

Ku-u-i-po
Ito Eats
Slicin' Sand
Hawaiian Sunset
Beach Boy Blues
Island Of Love (Kauai)
Hawaiian Wedding Song

2426 lsp cover side1 w sticker small LSP 2426 Blue Hawaii (Elvis Presley)2426 lsp cover side1 small LSP 2426 Blue Hawaii (Elvis Presley)2426 lsp cover side2 small LSP 2426 Blue Hawaii (Elvis Presley)

Cover Front: RCA and catalog number upper left corner. Living Stereo and Victor upper right corner, with or without sticker affixed to cover.
Cover Back: Catalog number upper right corner.

2426 sticker small LSP 2426 Blue Hawaii (Elvis Presley)

Sticker Contains the "Twist" Special ROCK-A-HULA BABY and CAN'T HELP FALLING IN LOVE LPM/LSP-2426

2426 lsp 1961 side1 small LSP 2426 Blue Hawaii (Elvis Presley)2426 lsp 1961 side2 small LSP 2426 Blue Hawaii (Elvis Presley)

Disc: (1961) Stereo. Black label, RCA logo is silver, "LIVING STEREO" at bottom.

Matrix numbers
Side 1: M2PY-2998-3S / Side 2: M2PY-2999-5S (Hollywood pressing)

2426 lsp 1963 side1 small LSP 2426 Blue Hawaii (Elvis Presley)2426 lsp 1963 side2 small LSP 2426 Blue Hawaii (Elvis Presley)

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

Matrix numbers
Side 1: M2PY-2998-12S / Side 2: M2PY-2999-12S (Hollywood pressing)

2426 lsp 1964 side1 small LSP 2426 Blue Hawaii (Elvis Presley)2426 lsp 1964 side2 small LSP 2426 Blue Hawaii (Elvis Presley)

Disc: (1964) Stereo. Black label, RCA logo is white, other label print is silver. Title in small font. Side 1, track 3, The A in Arr.: is capitalized. and ALOHA-OE has a dot between the words. The Jordanaires are credited for tracks 1,3. Side 2, track 7 on one line. The Jordanaires are credited with tracks 1,3-7. In the statement (from the Hal Wallis Prod. "Blue Hawaii" a Paramount Film) the P in Prod and F in Film are capitalized and "Blue Hawaii" on the first of two lines. The spacing between the song titles and the (from the Hal Wallis Prod. "Blue Hawaii" a Paramount Film) statement are equal throughout.

Matrix numbers
Side 1:
M2PY-2998-12S / Side 2: M2PY-2999-12S (Hollywood pressing)

2426 lsp 1964 side1 h small LSP 2426 Blue Hawaii (Elvis Presley)2426 lsp 1964 side2 h small LSP 2426 Blue Hawaii (Elvis Presley)

Disc: (1964) Stereo. Black label, RCA logo is white, other label print is silver. Title in small font. Side 1, track 3, The A in Arr.: is capitalized. and ALOHA-OE has a dot between the words. The Jordanaires are credited for tracks 1,3. Side 2, track 7 on one line. The Jordanaires are credited with tracks 1,3-7. In the statement (from the Hal Wallis Prod. "Blue Hawaii" a Paramount Film) the P in Prod and F in Film are capitalized and "Blue Hawaii" on the first of two lines. The spacing between the songs are tight with a space between the last song title and the (from the Hal Wallis Prod. "Blue Hawaii" a Paramount Film) statement.

Matrix numbers
Side 1:
M2PY-2998-12S / Side 2: M2PY-2999-12S (Hollywood pressing)

2426 lsp 1964 side1 small LSP 2426 Blue Hawaii (Elvis Presley)2426 lsp 1964 side2 small LSP 2426 Blue Hawaii (Elvis Presley)

Disc: (1964) Stereo. Black label, RCA logo is white, other label print is silver. Title in large font. Side 1, track 3, The a in arr.: is not capitalized. and ALOHA OE does not have a dot between the words. The Jordanaires are credited for tracks 1,3-6. Side 2, track 7 on two lines. The Jordanaires are credited with tracks 1-5,7. In the statement (from the Hal Wallis prod. "Blue Hawaii" a Paramount film) the p in prod and f in film are not capitalized and "Blue Hawaii" on the second of two lines.

Matrix numbers
Side 1: M2PY-2998-15S A1 / Side 2: M2PY-2999-15S A2 (Rockaway pressing)
Side 1: M2PY-2998-15S A2 / Side 2: M2PY-2999-17S (Rockaway pressing)

2426 lsp 1968 side1 small LSP 2426 Blue Hawaii (Elvis Presley)2426 lsp 1968 side2 small LSP 2426 Blue Hawaii (Elvis Presley)

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

Matrix numbers
Side 1: M2PY-2998-18S A3E / Side 2: M2PY-2999-18S B1A (Rockaway pressing)

2426 lsp cover side1 re small LSP 2426 Blue Hawaii (Elvis Presley)2426 lsp cover side2 re small LSP 2426 Blue Hawaii (Elvis Presley)

Cover Front: RCA and catalog number upper left corner. Living Stereo and Victor upper right corner. RE lower left corner. (1971-1977 est.)
Cover Back: Catalog number upper right corner. RE lower left corner.

2426 lsp 1971 side1 i small LSP 2426 Blue Hawaii (Elvis Presley)2426 lsp 1971 side2 i small LSP 2426 Blue Hawaii (Elvis Presley)

Disc: (1970) Orange label. Non-flexible vinyl.

Matrix numbers
Side 1:
M2PY-2998-17S C1 / Side 2: M2PY-2999-20S A2 (Indianapolis pressing)

2426 lsp 1971 side1 small LSP 2426 Blue Hawaii (Elvis Presley)2426 lsp 1971 side2 small LSP 2426 Blue Hawaii (Elvis Presley)

Disc: (1971) Orange label. Flexible vinyl.

Matrix numbers
Side 1:
M2PY-2998-17S / Side 2: M2PY-2999-16S1
Side 1: M2PY-2998-22S A1 / Side 2: M2PY-2999-22S B2 (Indianapolis pressing)

2426 lsp 1975 side1 small LSP 2426 Blue Hawaii (Elvis Presley)2426 lsp 1975 side2 small LSP 2426 Blue Hawaii (Elvis Presley)

Disc: (1976) Tan label.

Matrix numbers
Side 1:
M2PY-2998-22S A2 / Side 2: M2PY-2999-22S B1 (Indianapolis pressing)

2426 lsp 1977 side1 small LSP 2426 Blue Hawaii (Elvis Presley)2426 lsp 1977 side2 small LSP 2426 Blue Hawaii (Elvis Presley)

Disc: (1977) Black label, dog near top. Flexible vinyl.

Matrix numbers
Side A:
M2PY-2998-22S A2G6 / Side B: M2PY-2999-24S A1L (Indianapolis pressing)

2426 lsp 1977 side1 small LSP 2426 Blue Hawaii (Elvis Presley)2426 lsp 1977 side2 small LSP 2426 Blue Hawaii (Elvis Presley)

Disc: (1977) Black label, dog near top. Rigid vinyl.

Matrix numbers
Side A:
M2PY-2998-23 / Side B: M2PY-2999-26 (unknown pressing S)

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 monaural as LPM-2426 Blue Hawaii and re-released as AFL1-2426 Blue Hawaii.

Promotional Material

lsp 4426 promo poster small LSP 2426 Blue Hawaii (Elvis Presley)

This is a store banner used to promote 14 Great Songs, Elvis' Big New Album Blue Hawaii, Complete Original Soundtrack Recording, RCA Victor. It features the original stereo cover.2

  1. Matrix numbers from the collection of Shawn O'Grady
  2. Images from the collection of Christian (of France).