PRS-279 Singer Presents Elvis Singing Flaming Star and Others 

Modified: August 17, 2014

         Release: RCA Victor PRS-279 Singer Presents Elvis Singing Flaming Star and Others (LP)
              Artist: Elvis Presley
Release Date: 11/1968

Track Listings: (click here to expand / collapse)

Side 1

Flaming Star
Wonderful World
Night Life
All I Needed Was The Rain
Too Much Monkey Business

Side 2

Yellow Rose Of Texas / The Eyes Of Texas
She's A Machine
Do The Vega
Tiger Man

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Cover Front: RCA upper left corner. Stereo upper right corner. Singer Presents Elvis Singing Flaming Star and Others. No song titles.
Cover Back: Catalog number upper right corner.

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Disc: Mustard label. Rigid vinyl.

Matrix numbers
Side 1: WNRS-2363-5S A2 / Side 2: WNRS-2364-4S B1B (Rockaway pressing)
Side 1: WNRS-2363-5S B3E / Side 2: WNRS-2364-6S B1F (Rockaway pressing)
Side 1: WNRS-2363-6S A2 / Side 2: WNRS-2364-5S A3 (Rockaway pressing)
Side 1: WNRS-236--6S A4F / Side 2: WNRS-236--4S A4 (Rockaway pressing)1

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Disc: Mustard label. Non-flexible, flat vinyl.2

Matrix numbers
Side 1: WNRS-2363--7S (machines stamped) c1E (hand etched) / Side 2: WNRS-2364--7S (machine stamped) B1A (hand etched) (Rockaway pressing)3

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Insert
An 8" x 10" Elvis photo not packaged with the LP, but distributed with the LP. Elvis in brown suit with white shirt, red scarf. "Sincerely Elvis Presley" printed autograph - Back may or may not advertise Singer & Co. TV Special.

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 as CAS-2304 Elvis Sings Flaming Star in 1969.

Promotional Material
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Images of advertisements taken from 11/30/1968 Billboard Magazine. The color image in the middle is a poster of the event.

  1. Matrix numbers from the collection of Roberto.
  2. Images and discovery from the collection of Antti V.
  3. Matrix numbers from the collection of Antti V.