Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Elvis Presley's First Two Record Albums (RCA 1254 and 1382, 1956). In Elvis' magic year of 1956, the recording industry was dominated by the single. Elvis had plenty of those - five #1s in '56 alone - but he was also instrumental in popularizing the heretofore long playing album. His first two albums spent a total of 15 weeks at #1. The first, Elvis Presley (RCA 1254, 1956 - "Long Play" at bottom of label, credits listed for "Just Because"), became the first Rock & Roll album ever to make it to the top of Billboard's Top Pop Albums chart, and it was the first million-selling Rock & Roll album ever. The follow-up Elvis (1382, 1956 - "Long Play" at bottom) was released barely a half-year later, and while just as raw and rockin', often gets overlooked when accolades are thrown around, just because it wasn't the first! Get 'em both here! Condition of both albums: EX 7 (covers)/ EX 7 (records). Jerry Osborne's Rockin' Records 2015 NM value for the two = $900-$1250.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2015
    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 765

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 March 29 Vintage Guitars & Musical Instruments Musical Instruments Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    This was all very much appreciated and an ongoing testament of how good Heritage Auctions are.
    Vanessa H.,
    Brackley, United Kingdom
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 July 20 - 21 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 July 20 - 21 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,877,783