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Elvis PresleyHeartbreak Hotel / I Was The One

Label:RCA Victor – 20-6420
Format:
Shellac, 10", 78 RPM, Misprint, Indianapolis Pressing
Country:US
Released:
Genre:Rock
Style:Rock & Roll

Tracklist

AHeartbreak Hotel
Written-ByPresley*, Axton*, Durden*
2:06
BI Was The One
Written-BySchroeder*, Peppers*, DeMetris*, Blair*
2:30
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Notes

Color Nipper Label with “New Orthophonic High Fidelity” to the right of the spindle hole and without speed indicator “78 R.P.M.” = Indianapolis, IN pressing.
Copy has misprint on B-Side, misspelling Claude DeMetrius' name as "DeMetris."

A side (mx. G2WB-0209) recorded Nashville, TN, January 10, 1956.
B side (mx. G2WB-0218) recorded Nashville, TN, January 11, 1956.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): G2WB-0209
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): G2WB-0218
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): G2 WB 0209 1 S
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): G2 WB 0218 1 S

Other Versions (5 of 98)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
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Heartbreak Hotel / I Was The One (Shellac, 10", 78 RPM)His Master's VoicePOP. 182UK1956
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Heartbreak Hotel / I Was The One (Shellac, 10", 78 RPM)RCAA25V-0470Italy1956
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Heartbreak Hotel / I Was The One (7", 45 RPM, Single, Rockaway Pressing)RCA Victor47-6420US1956
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Heartbreak Hotel / I Was The One (7", 45 RPM, Single, Indianapolis Pressing)RCA Victor47-6420US1956
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Heartbreak Hotel / I Was The One (7", 45 RPM, Gold)RCA10119Australia1956

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  • dipperpines's avatar
    dipperpines
    How does this song go so hard? I'm not sure but it gets me every time. The opening notes are iconic. Truely is the king

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