Album Title : Worldwide 50 Gold Award Hits, Vol 1
Catalogue Number : LPM - 6401
Year Release : August 1970

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Side 1 : Heartbreak Hotel - I Was The One - I Want You I Need You I Love You - Don't Be Cruel - Hound Dog - Love Me Tender

Side 2 : Any Way You Want Me - Too Much - Playing For Keeps - All Shook Up - That's When Your Heartaches Begin - Loving You

Side 3 : Teddy Bear - Jailhouse Rock - Treat Me Nice - I Beg Of You - Don't - Wear My Ring Around Your Neck - Hard Headed Woman

Side 4 : I Got Stung - Fool Such As I - Big Hunk O' Love - Stuck On You - Mess Of Blues - It's Now Or Never

Side 5 : I Gotta Know - Are You Lonesome Tonight - Surrender - I Feel So Bad - Little Sister - Can't Help Falling In Love

Side 6 : Rock-A-Hula Baby - Anything That's Part Of You - Good Luck Charm - She's Not You - Return To Sender - Where Do You Come From - One broken Heart For Sale

Side 7 : Devil In Disguise - Bossa Nova Baby - Kissin' Cousins - Viva Las Vegas - Ain't That Loving You Baby - Wooden Heart

Side 8 : Crying In The Chapel - If I Can Dream - In The Ghetto - Suspicious Minds - Don't Cry Daddy - Kentucky Rain - Excerpts From "Elvis Sails" Interview

Brief History :
Worldwide 50 Gold Award Hits Vol. 1 is a compilation album by Elvis Presley. The album was released in August, 1970, as his 38th album. It was certified Gold on 2/13/1973, Platinum on 3/27/1992 and 2x Platinum on 6/17/1992 by the RIAA. This is a 4 LP box set and was released with 2 different photo albums included.

*NOTE* This release came with 1 of 2 different booklets above. The first one has Elvis sitting with "Photo Album" in gold at the bottom right. The inside of the booklet has black & white photos. This second booklet Elvis in concert waist up in a blue jumpsuit with "Souvenir Photo Album" in gold at the bottom left. The inside of the booklet has black & white photos.

Details :
Front Cover : Title top. Catalogue number top left. Announcement at top of box "Special Bonus New Photo Book". Gold Records pictures referenced 1 - 25 with song titles.
​​Rear Cover : Title top. Catalogue number top left. Announcement at top of box "Special Bonus New Photo Book". Gold Records pictures referenced 26 - 50 with song titles.
Label : Flexible vinyl.
Side 1 through to Side 8 Mono at top.
Pressing Plant : Indianapolis
​​Matrix Number Side 1 : ZPRM - 1508 - 5S (Hand Etched) B5 (Machine Stamped)
Matrix Number Side 2 : ZPRM - 1509 - 4S (Machine Stamped) B1 (Hand Etched)​
​Matrix Number Side 3 : ZPRM - 1510 - 4S A3 (Machine Stamped)
Matrix Number Side 4 : ZPRM - 1511 - 6S A1 (Machine Stamped)
​Matrix Number Side 5 : ZPRM - 1512 - 31S A1 (Machine Stamped)
Matrix Number Side 6 : ZPRM - 1513 - 4S A3 (Machine Stamped)
​Matrix Number Side 7 : ZPRM - 1514 - 4S A6 (Machine Stamped)
Matrix Number Side 8 : ZPRM - 1515 - 5S A1 (Machine Stamped)

​​*NOTE* This box is bound to the left and opens like a book. Front cover gold records 1 - 25 are a flat gold colour, but the rear cover gold records 26 - 50 are a bright gold colour.

Details :
Front Cover : Title top. Catalogue number top left. Announcement at top of box "Special Bonus New Photo Book". Gold Records pictures referenced 1 - 25 with song titles.
​​Rear Cover : Title top. Catalogue number top left. Announcement at top of box "Special Bonus New Photo Book". Gold Records pictures referenced 26 - 50 with song titles.
Label : Flexible vinyl.
Side 1 through to Side 8 Mono at top.
Pressing Plant : Rockaway
​​Matrix Number Side 1 : ZPRM - 1508 - 30S AIB (Hand Etched)
Matrix Number Side 2 : ZPRM - 1509 - 3S B6B (Hand Etched)​
​Matrix Number Side 3 : ZPRM - 1510 - 31S (Machine Stamped) A31 (Hand Etched)
Matrix Number Side 4 : ZPRM - 1511 - 30S (Machine Stamped) A3C (Hand Etched)
​Matrix Number Side 5 : ZPRM - 1512 - 3S D3C (Hand Etched)
Matrix Number Side 6 : ZPRM - 1513 - 30S (Machine Stamped) A3 (Hand Etched)
​Matrix Number Side 7 : ZPRM - 1514 - 33S A1A (Hand Etched)
Matrix Number Side 8 : ZPRM - 1515 - 37S (Machine Stamped) B1F (Hand Etched)
*NOTE* This box lid lifts off. Front cover gold records 1 - 25 are a flat gold colour, but the rear cover gold records 26 - 50 are a dark gold colour.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​