RCA Albums

Promotional and Sampler LPs

10" sampler LP E-Z Pop Programming No.1, two Elvis songs "Heartbreak Hotel and Tutti Frutti" (no US equivalent)
10" sampler LP E-Z Pop Programming No.2, two Elvis songs "Hound Dog and Don't Be Cruel" (U.S. No.2 has "Mystery Train and I Forgot To Remember To Forget")
it's unknown how many Canadian EZ's exist, the US has four (three 10" and one 12")
SPS 33-27 12" LP "1959 Best Buy sampler" (called August 1959 sampler in USA), one Elvis song "Blue Moon Of Kentucky"
SPS 33-9 12" LP "October 1960 Popular Stereo Sampler, one Elvis song "Tonight Is So Right For Love"
SPS 133-29, 12" LP "October 1961 Popular Sampler", one Elvis song "Blue Hawaii"
SPS-133-51, 12" LP "June 1962 Popular Sampler", two Elvis songs "Kiss Me Quick and Something Blue"
SPS 133-73, 12" LP "April '63 Popular Sampler", one Elvis song "Beyond The Bend"
SPS 33-219 12" LP "September 1963 "Best Buy" Popular Sampler", one Elvis song "Are You Lonesome Tonight"
SPS 33-247, 12" LP "December 1963 Popular Sampler", one Elvis song "Fun In Acapulco"
it's highly probable that more black label sampler/promo LPs exist
SPC 45-3 "Acapulco" promo 45 with 'snippets' of songs from Fun In Acapulco LP
thanks to Jamie Anstey of Vancouver for the scans
SP 33-273, 12" LP "April 1964 Sampler", one Elvis song "Kissin' Cousins"; this is believed to be the only red label sampler (red was never used by RCA Canada on commercial LPs)
there are at least 2 orange label sampler LPs - SPCS-33-118, "Hits & Hitbound - May 1973", white jacket with songs listed on back, one Elvis song "Steamroller Blues"; and KJL1-0053 "Hits and Hitbounds - Summer 1974", white jacket with songs listed on back, one Elvis song "If You Talk In Your Sleep"
DJL1-3729, promo "sampler" LP for the silver anniversary box set, white jacket with "Elvis Aron Presley" printed in heavy black, both jacket and record label are different than the U.S. version; it is unknown whether, like in the U.S., a second promo (DJL1-3781) for the box set exists
CDN 35, 1981 RCA/CBS sampler LP "A Touch of Country", features one Elvis song "Guitar Man"; jacket names Elvis as one of the artists whose songs are on this LP and the back has picture of Guitar Man LP thanks to André Kind of Montreal for bringing this promo LP to my attention


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