Album Title : The Elvis Presley Story
Catalogue Number : DML5 - 0263
Year Release : September 1977
Side A : It's Now Or Never - Treat Me Nice - For The Good Times - I Got Stung - Ask Me - Return To Sender
Side B : The Wonder Of You - Hound Dog - Make The World Go Away - His Latest Flame - Loving You - Suspicious Minds
Side C : One Night - You Don't Know Me - Blue Christmas - Help Me Make It Through The Night - Blue Suede Shoes - Surrender
Side D : In The Ghetto - Too Much - I Was The One - Good Luck Charm - Love Me - Little Sister
Side E : Can't Help Falling In Love - Trouble - Memories - Wear My Ring Around Your Neck - Blue Hawaii - Burning Love
Side F : Love Me Tender - Stuck On You - Funny How Time Slips Away - All Shook Up - Puppet On A String - Jailhouse Rock
Side G : Heartbreak Hotel - I Just Can't Help Believin' - I Beg Of You - Don't Cry Daddy - Hard Headed Woman - Are You Lonesome Tonight?
Side H : Teddy Bear - Hawaiian Wedding Song - A Big Hunk Of Love - I'm Yours - A Fool Such As I - Don't
Side I : I Want You, I Need You, I Love You - Kissin' Cousins - I Can't Stop Loving You - Devil In Disguise - Suspicion - Don't Be Cruel
Side J : She's Not You - From A Jack To A King - I Need Your Love Tonight - Wooden Heart - Have I Told You Lately That I Love You - You Don't Have To Say You Love Me
Brief History :
This Quote is from the front cover of the Boxed set for this release.
"An official commemorative treasury featuring the complete collection of original RCA golden hit recordings from the 1950's, 1960's and 1970's by Elvis Presley...all the historic recordings of "The King" that made musical history!".
This is a landmark release because it is the first time RCA had allowed another company to produce and market an Elvis Presley record. This is a 5 LP box set. It was only sold through "Direct Mail Order and Magazine Ads"! This is the first box set in the "Candlelite Music Collection Series". It contains 60 songs.
Front Cover : Photo of Elvis. Title to the right. Catalogue number bottom right.
Rear Cover : Blank.
Label : Black dog near top. Flexible vinyl.
Side A through to Side J RCA logo at top.
Pressing Plant : Unknown
Matrix Number Side A : DML5 - 0263 - A - 3 (Machine Stamped) GOL (Hand Etched)
Matrix Number Side B : DML5 - 0263 - B - 2 (Machine Stamped) GOL (Hand Etched)
Matrix Number Side C : DML5 - 0263 - C - 2 (Machine Stamped) GOL (Hand Etched)
Matrix Number Side D : DML5 - 0263 - D - 3 (Machine Stamped) GOL (Hand Etched)
Matrix Number Side E : DML5 - 0263 - E - 2 (Machine Stamped) GOL (Hand Etched)
Matrix Number Side F : DML5 - 0263 - F - 2 (Machine Stamped) GOL (Hand Etched)
Matrix Number Side G : DML5 - 0263 - G - 2 (Machine Stamped) GOL (Hand Etched)
Matrix Number Side H : DML5 - 0263 - H - 2 (Machine Stamped) GOL (Hand Etched)
Matrix Number Side I : DML5 - 0263 - I - 2 (Machine Stamped) GOL (Hand Etched)
Matrix Number Side J : DML5 - 0263 - J - 3 (Machine Stamped) GOL (Hand Etched)
*NOTE* The inside of the box slips out from the outer box. The inner box when slipped out reveals one side with all the song titles with the album title & copyright information to the bottom left. The other side is blank. All labels are rigid but vinyl is flexible but some not so. "Special Products" on side to left of each label. The pressing plant is unknown.