Santa Claus Is Back In Town - Blue Christmas
Catalogue Number : RCA Victor 447 - 0647
Year Release : 26th October 1965
Side H2PW 5532 : Santa Clause Is Back In Town

Side H2PW 5525 : Blue Christmas

Brief History : Santa Clause Is Back In Town was recorded September 7th, 1957 at Radio Recorders, Hollywood & Blue Christmas was recorded 2 days earlier at the same location. This was the second year in a row that Blue Christmas was released on the Gold Standard Series label, on this occasion it was the b - side.

Details :
Front Cover : Picture Sleeve
Rear Cover : Picture Sleeve
Label : 1965 Black with dog on side
Pressing Plant : Indianapolis 
Matrix Number Side 1 : H2 - PW 5532 - 2S  A1 (Machine Stamped)
Matrix Number Side 2 : H2 - PW 5525 - 3S A1 (Machine Stamped)
*NOTES*

Details : 1968 Reissue
No Picture Sleeve with this release
Label : Orange
Pressing Plant :
Matrix Number Side 1 :
Matrix Number Side 2 :
*NOTES*

Details : 1970 Reissue
No Picture Sleeve with this release
Label : Red
Pressing Plant : Indianapolis
Matrix Number Side 1 : H2 - PW 5532 - 3S A3
Matrix Number Side 2 : H2 - PW 5525 - 3S B
*NOTES*

Details : 1977 Reissue
Front Cover : Picture Sleeve
Rear Cover : Picture Sleeve
Label : Black with dog near top
Pressing Plant : Indianapolis
Matrix Number Side 1 : H2 - PW 5532 - 13 A1 (Machine Stamped)
Matrix Number Side 2 : H2 - PW 5525 - 12 AC (Machine Stamped)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   *NOTE* This picture sleeve is an unusual one as it has no mention of the Gold Standard Series on it.


Details :
No Picture Sleeve with this release.
Label : White with black lettering.
Pressing Plant : Rockaway 
Matrix Number Side 1 : H2 - PW 5532 - 1S (Machine Stamped) A1 (Hand Etched)
Matrix Number Side 2 : H2 - PW 5525 - 1S (Machine Stamped) A3 (Hand Etched)

*NOTE* "Not For Sale" copy.