Elvis By Request compact 33 double EP album

DURING 1961-1962, RCA Victor issued five of Elvis Presley’s new singles as monaural Compact 33 Singles in the US. These are all really rather rare records and their picture sleeves are even rarer! This something that cannot be said about almost any other commercially released Elvis titles. They also released a couple of unique formats.

The first Elvis record to be released on the new format was not a single, but an EP, or Compact 33 Double.CONTINUE READING

the avid record collector’s price guide to A Touch Of Gold albums

HARD UP FOR NEW RELEASES while their cash-cow was in the Army, in 1959-1960, RCA Victor issued three volumes of EP albums titled A TOUCH OF GOLD. I had always liked that title and had subsequently used it as the title for my second Elvis Presley price guide. And now it is recycled yet again as the title of this blog for Elvis fans and collectors.CONTINUE READING