Whether simply to maximize sales in every format, or in the belief that many teenagers either didn’t have a long-playing record player or wanted the individual sides at the lowest per-unit price, RCA simultaneously released seven 45s incorporating every one of Elvis’ songs not previously available on a single. None of the singles charted, but the combined sales figures totaled up to 1.5 million copies.
Just BecauseBob Shelton/Joe Shelton/Sid Robin. Recorded September, 1954 at Sun Records’ Studio, Memphis. The most likely dates are in mid-September. Guitar: Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley. Bass: Bill Black
Blue MoonRichard Rodgers/Lorenz Hart. Recorded August 19, 1954 at Sun Records’ Studio, Memphis. Guitar: Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley. Bass: Bill Black