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Private recording - January 4, 1954 - Sun Studio - Memphis, Tennessee

Guitar: Elvis Presley
Producer / Engineer: Sam Philips


CPA5 5101 I'll Never Stand In Your Way
July 29, 1997 CD RCA 07863-67469-2 Platinum A Life In Music
September 2, 1999 CD Sunrise

CPA5 5102 It Wouldn't Be The Same Without You
September 2, 1999 CD RCA 07863 67675-2 Sunrise
November 13, 2001 CD 07863 67990-2 The Country Side Of Elvis
May 05, 2005 CD 82876 67883-2 Elvis By The Presleys


Session for Sun - June 26, 1954 - Sun Studio - Memphis, Tennessee

Guitar: Elvis Presley
Producer / Engineer: Sam Philips


Without You ???
Rag Mop ???


Session for Sun - July 5-7, 1954 - Sun Studio - Memphis, Tennessee

Guitar: Elvis Presley - Scotty Moore
Bass: Bill Black
Producer-engineer: Sam Philips


July 5

EPA3 2742-03 Harbor Lights
January 1976 LP RCA CPL 1 1349 A Legendary Performer Vol 2
August 1984 LP RCA CPM6 5172-2LP A Golden Celebration
June 30, 1987 RCA 6414-1-R The Complete Sun Sessions
June 30, 1987 The Sun Sessions CD
September 2, 1999 CD RCA 07863 67675-2 Sunrise
Outtakes:
Takes 1-2 (level adjustments), 5-6 (level adjustments), 7 and 8: August 16, 2012 CD FTD 506020-975049 A Boy From Tupelo - The Complete 1953-55 Recordings
Take 4: June 25, 2002 CD RCA BMG 07863-65115-2 Elvis, Today, Tomorrow & Forever

G2WB 1086-sp I Love You Because (Splice of takes 2 & 3)
March 23, 1956 LP RCA LPM 1254 Elvis Presley
August 31, 1956 Single A side RCA 47-6639 I Love You Because / Trying To Get To You
Without additional echo:
August 16, 2012 CD FTD 506020-975049 A Boy From Tupelo - The Complete 1953-55 Recordings
Outtakes:
Takes 1 (fs), 2, 3, 4 (fs) and 5: June 30, 1987 LP & Cassette RCA 6414-1-R The Complete Sun Sessions
Takes 2, 3 and 5: June 30, 1987 CD RCA 6414-2-R The Sun Sessions CD
Takes 2: January 1974 LP RCA CPL 1 0341 A Legendary performer Vol 1
Takes 2 September 2, 1999 CD RCA 07863 67675-2 Sunrise
Takes 2: June 22, 2004 CD RCA BMG 82876 61308-2 Elvis At Sun

F2WB 8040-04 (U-128) That's All Right
Without additional echo:
July 19, 1954 Single A side Sun 209 That's All Right / Blue Moon Of Kentucky
August 16, 2012 CD FTD 506020-975049 A Boy From Tupelo - The Complete 1953-55 Recordings
Outtakes:
Takes 1 (fs), 2 (fs) and 3: August 1984 LP RCA CPM6 5172-2 A Golden Celebration
Takes 1 (fs), 2 (fs) and 3: June 30, 1987 LP 6414-1-R The Complete Sun Sessions
Takes 1 (fs), 2 (fs) and 3: June 30, 1987 CD 6414-2-R The Sun Sessions CD
Takes 1 (fs), 2 (fs) and 3: July 29, 1997 CD RCA 07863-67469-2 Platinum A Life In Music
Takes 1 (fs), 2 (fs) and 3: September 2, 1999 CD RCA 07863 67675-2 Sunrise
Takes 1 (fs), 2 (fs) and 3: 2007 Single 50th Anniversary That's All Right


July 7

F2WB 8041-na (U-129) Blue Moon Of Kentucky
Without additional echo:
July 19, 1954 Single B side Sun 209 That's All Right / Blue Moon Of Kentucky
August 16, 2012 CD FTD 506020-975049 A Boy From Tupelo - The Complete 1953-55 Recordings
Outtakes:
Take 1: August 1984 LP RCA CPM6 5172-2 A Golden Celebration
Take 1: June 30, 1987 LP 6414-1-R The Complete Sun Sessions
Take 1: June 30, 1987 CD 6414-2-R The Sun Sessions CD
Take 1: June 23, 1992 CD RCA 07863-66050-2 The King Of Rock 'n' Roll, The Complete 50's masters
Take 1: September 2, 1999 CD RCA 07863 67675-2 Sunrise
Dialogue: "Too much vaseline" - Take 3: August 16, 2012 CD FTD 506020-975049 A Boy From Tupelo - The Complete 1953-55 Recordings


Session for Sun - Between August 15 and 19, 1954 - Sun Studio - Memphis, Tennessee

Guitar: Elvis Presley - Scotty Moore
Bass: Bill Black
Producer-engineer: Sam Philips


F2WB 8117-09 Blue Moon
March 23, 1956 LP RCA LPM 1254 Elvis Presley
August 31, 1956 Single B side RCA 47-6640 Just Because / Blue Moon
Outtakes:
Takes 1-3, 6-7 and 8: August 16, 2012 CD FTD 506020-975049 A Boy From Tupelo - The Complete 1953-55 Recordings
Take 1: June 23, 1992 CD RCA 07863-66050-2 The King Of Rock 'n' Roll, The Complete 50's masters
Take 2: 1997 CD RCA 07863-67469-2 Platinum A Life In Music
Takes 3 (fs) and 4 (fs) and 5: September 2, 1999 CD RCA 07863 67675-2 Sunrise

Tiger Man ???

Session for Sun - Between September 12 and 16, 1954 - Sun Studio - Memphis, Tennessee

Guitar: Elvis Presley - Scotty Moore - Doug Poindexter on Just Because ???
Bass: Bill Black
Producer-engineer: Sam Philips


F2WB 8115-07 Tomorrow Night
- Unedited and undubbed master: June 23, 1992 CD RCA 07863-66050-2 The King Of Rock 'n' Roll, The Complete 50's masters
September 2, 1999 CD RCA 07863 67675-2 Sunrise
- Edited and undubbed: April 23, 1985 CD RCA PCD1-5418 Reconsider Baby
June 30, 1987 LP 6414-1-R The Complete Sun Sessions
June 30, 1987 CD 6414-2-R The Sun Sessions CD
- SPA4 2331 Overdubbed on March 18, 1965 - August 1965 LP RCA LSP/LPM 3450 Elvis For Everyone

                  -01 Satisfied (Unreleased)

F2WB 8116-na I'll Never Let You Go (Little Darlin')
March 23, 1956 LP RCA LPM 1254 Elvis Presley
August 31, 1956 Single A side RCA 47-6638 I'll Never Let You Go (Little Darlin') / I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Cry (Over You)
Outtakes:
Alternate take: August 1984 LP RCA CPM6 5172-2 A Golden Celebration
Alternate take: June 30, 1987 LP 6414-1-R The Complete Sun Sessions
Alternate take: June 30, 1987 CD 6414-2-R The Sun Sessions CD
Alternate take: September 2, 1999 CD RCA 07863 67675-2 Sunrise

F2WB 8042-03 (U-130) I Don't Care If The Sun Don't Shine
October 4, 1954 Single A side Sun 210 I Don't Care If The Sun Don't Shine / Good Rockin' Tonight
Outtakes:
Takes 1 (Incomplete), 2 (fs), & 3: August 1984 LP RCA CPM6 5172-2 A Golden Celebration
Takes 1 (Incomplete), 2 (fs), & 3: June 30, 1987 LP 6414-1-R The Complete Sun Sessions
Takes 1 (Incomplete), 2 (fs), & 3: June 30, 1987 CD 6414-2-R The Sun Sessions CD
Takes 1 (Incomplete), 2 (fs), & 3: September 2, 1999 CD RCA 07863 67675-2 Sunrise

F2WB 8118-na Just Because
March 23, 1956 LP RCA LPM 1254 Elvis Presley
August 31, 1956 Single A side RCA 47-6640 Just Because / Blue Moon

F2WB 8043-02 (U-131) Good Rockin' Tonight
October 4, 1954 Single B side Sun 210 I Don't Care If The Sun Don't Shine / Good Rockin' Tonight
Outtakes:
Fragment from vocal slapback tape: August 16, 2012 CD FTD 506020-975049 A Boy From Tupelo - The Complete 1953-55 Recordings


Live concert - November 6, 1954 - Louisiana Hayride - Municipal auditorium Shreveport - Louisiana


Sitting On Top Of The World (Unreleased)


Session for Sun - November 15 or between December 12 and 20, 1954 - Sun Studio - Memphis, Tennessee

Guitar: Elvis Presley - Scotty Moore
Bass: Bill Black
Producer-engineer: Sam Philips


F2WB 8044-na (U-140) Milkcow Blues Boogie
F2WB 8045-na (U-141) You're A Heartbreaker
December 29, 1954 Single Sun 215 Milkcow Blues Boogie / You're A Heartbreaker

Session for Sun - November 15 or between December 12 and 20, 1954 or March 6, 1955 or mid-April 1955 - Sun Studio

Guitar: Elvis Presley - Scotty Moore
Bass: Bill Black
Producer-engineer: Sam Philips

OPA1 4696-05 I'm Left, You're Right, She's Gone (Slow version)
August 1984 LP RCA CPM6 5172-2 A Golden Celebration
Outtakes:
Takes 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 released as takes 7, 8, 9, 10, 12 and 13: June 30, 1987 LP & Cassette RCA 6414-1-R The Complete Sun Sessions
Takes 1, 3, and 6 released as takes 7, 9 and 12: June 30, 1987 CD RCA 6414-2-R The Sun Sessions CD



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