This is a shame, I agree.
This is on EIN about this switch!
The Great Fake 45RPM Switcheroo! Don't say that EIN didn't warn you! As we stated back on January 16th (look here) - Announced in various Elvis shops was a cute looking fake 1960's single. The 7" inch 45 rpm vinyl single in red vinyl combines "Like A Baby/Make Me Know It". The White RCA promotional label with RCA VICTOR logo (47- 8025 Not For Sale, Promotional copy) indicates that this actual single was never released, other than in a promotional version. - While the songs are definitely Public Domain in the EU, EIN is not so sure about the rights to use the RCA VICTOR logo.
EIN asked Ernst Jorgensen his thoughts on the copyright issue - but he said that this should be followed up with SONY directly. SONY told us that the single was a fake. The vinyl single was selling for $19.
- Now our friends at Elvis Express tells us that the Pre-Release images used to bait the fans were fake (as EIN thought) "The logo on the released single no longer has the old RCA VICTOR & nipper logo and instead now has It's Elvis Time & music notes. The white label is the same...RCA VICTOR name gone and replaced with IT'S ELVIS TIME. This is a total rip off because I know that if the truth was told, I would not have ordered in the first place."
At $19 plus postage - fans should demand a refund from their supplier. There is no way this single is a "real collectors piece" as was suggested.
- Both Elvis Express and EIN were not involved in selling this fake.