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RCA studio session - March 18-19, 1962 - RCA's Studio B - Nashville

Guitar: Scotty Moore - Harold Bradley
Guitar, vibes: Grady Martin
Bass: Bob Moore
Drums: D.J. Fontana - Buddy Harman
Piano: Floyd Cramer
Sax, vibes: Boots Randolph
Vocals: The Jordanaires - Millie Kirkham
A&R / Producers: Steve Sholes
Engineer: Bill Porter


March 18, 7:30-10:30 pm, 11 pm-2 am, 2:30-6:30 am

N2WW 0685-07 Something Blue
June 5, 1962 LP RCA LSP 2523 Pot Luck With Elvis
Outtakes:
Takes 1 (Intro) and 2: July 29, 1997 CD RCA 07863-67469-2 Platinum: A Life In Music
Takes 3 (fs) and 4: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50411-2 Studio B Nashville Outtakes 1961-1964

N2WW 0686-07 Gonna Get Back Home Somehow
June 5, 1962 LP RCA LSP 2523 Pot Luck With Elvis
Outtakes:
Take 1: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50411-2 Studio B Nashville Outtakes 1961-1964
Takes 1, 2, 3 (fs), and 5: November 19, 2007 CD FTD 88697 103629-2 Pot Luck With Elvis
Take 2: June 25, 2002 CD RCA BMG 07863-65115-2 Elvis Today, Tomorrow & Forever
Take 5: February 2000 CD RCA 07863 67840-2 Such A Night Essential Elvis Vol 6

N2WW 0687-05 (Such An) Easy Question
June 5, 1962 LP RCA LSP 2523 Pot Luck With Elvis
May 28, 1965 Single A side RCA 47-8585 (Such An) Easy Question / It Feels So Right
Outtakes:
Takes 1 (fs) and 2: February 2000 CD RCA 07863 67840-2 Such A Night Essential Elvis Vol 6
Take 3: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50411-2 Studio B Nashville Outtakes 1961-1964
Take 4: 1987 CD Reader's Digest V 86002 VK3 The Legend Lives On

N2WW 0688-10 Fontain Of Love
June 5, 1962 LP RCA LSP 2523 Pot Luck With Elvis
Outtakes:
Takes 1 (fs) and 2: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50411-2 Studio B Nashville Outtakes 1961-1964
Takes 1 (fs), 2, 4 (fs) and 9: November 19, 2007 CD FTD 88697 103629-2 Pot Luck With Elvis

N2WW 0689-05 Just For Old Time Sake
June 5, 1962 LP RCA LSP 2523 Pot Luck With Elvis
Outtakes:
Take 1: June 1, 2000 CD FTD 74321 76749-2 Long Lonely Highway - Nashville 1960-1968
Take 2 (fs), 3 and 4: November 19, 2007 CD FTD 88697 103629-2 Pot Luck With Elvis
Takes 3 (fs) and 4: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50411-2 Studio B Nashville Outtakes 1961-1964

N2WW 0690-05 Night Rider
February 2000 CD RCA 07863 67840-2 Such A Night Essential Elvis Vol 6
Outtakes:
Takes 2 (fs) and 3: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50411-2 Studio B Nashville Outtakes 1961-1964
Take 5: April 26, 2003 CD RCA Time Life R806-11 07863-69410-2 CD The Elvis Presley Collection - Vol 11 Treasures '60 To '63

Mexicali Rose (A few words only) (Unreleased)

N2WW 0691-03 You'll Be Gone
February 3, 1965 Single B side RCA 47-8500 Do The Clam / You'll Be Gone
March 1965 RCA LSP 3338 Girl Happy
Outtakes:
Take 1: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50411-2 Studio B Nashville Outtakes 1961-1964
Take 2: May 05, 2005 CD RCA BMG 82876 67883-2 Elvis By The Presleys
Take 4: December 11, 1998 CD FTD 74321 76749-2 Long Lonely Highway - Nashville 1960-1968

South Of The Border (A few lines only) (Unreleased)


March 19, 7:30-10:30 pm, 11 pm-2 am

N2WW 0692-05 I Feel That I've Known You Forever
June 5, 1962 LP RCA LSP 2523 Pot Luck With Elvis
June 15, 1965 EP RCA EPA-4383 Tickle Me
Outtakes:
Take 1: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50411-2 Studio B Nashville Outtakes 1961-1964
Take 3: June 1, 2000 CD FTD 74321 76749-2 Long Lonely Highway - Nashville 1960-1968
Take 4 (fs) and 3: November 19, 2007 CD FTD 88697 103629-2 Pot Luck With Elvis

N2WW 0693-06 Just Tell Her Jim Said Hello
July 17, 1962 Single B side RCA 47-8041 She's Not You / Just Tell Her Jim Said Hello
Outtakes:
Take 1: August 13, 1991 CD RCA 3114-2-R Collectors Gold
Take 2: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50411-2 Studio B Nashville Outtakes 1961-1964
Take 4: July 1, 2003 CD RCA BMG 82876 50537-2 Elvis Close Up
Take 5: June 1, 2000 CD FTD 74321 76749-2 Long Lonely Highway - Nashville 1960-1968

N2WW 0694-sp Suspicion
June 5, 1962 LP RCA LSP 2523 Pot Luck With Elvis
April 14, 1964 Single B Side Kiss Me Quick / Suspicion RCA 447-0639
Outtakes:
Takes 1, 2 and 3 (fs): November 19, 2007 CD FTD 88697 103629-2 Pot Luck With Elvis
Take 2: February 2000 CD RCA 07863 67840-2 Such A Night Essential Elvis Vol 6

N2WW 0695-sp She's Not You
July 17, 1962 Single A side RCA 47-8041 She's Not You / Just Tell Her Jim Said Hello
August 1963 LP RCA LSP 2765 Elvis' Golden Records Vol 3
Re-mixed version:
September 24, 2002 CD RCA BMG 07863 68079-2 Elvis 30 N 1 Hits
Outtakes:
Takes 1 & Work part take 4: June 1, 2000 CD FTD 74321 76749-2 Long Lonely Highway - Nashville 1960-1968
Take 2: November 19, 2007 CD FTD 88697 103629-2 Pot Luck With Elvis


Soundtrack recording for Paramount - Girls! Girls! Girls! - March 26-28, 1962 - Radio Recorders - Hollywood

Guitar: Scotty Moore - Tiny Timbrell - Barney Kessel
Bass: Ray Siegel
Drums: D.J. Fontana - Hal Blaine - Bernie Mattinson
Organ: Harold Brown (Thanks To The Rolling Sea)
Piano: Dudley Brooks
Sax, clarinet: Homer "Boots" Randolph
Vocals: The Jordanaires - Ginny & Elisabeth Tui (Earth Boy, Movie version)
Musical director for Paramount: Joseph Lilley
Engineer: Thorne Nogar


March 26 - 11 am-4:30 pm, 6 pm-12:10 am

Studio matrix: A0-03 - RCA matrix: N2PB 3275-03 I Don't Want To
November 9,1962 LP RCA LSP 2621 Girls! Girls! Girls!

Studio matrix: B0-06 - RCA matrix: N2PB 3288-06 We're Coming In Loaded
November 9, 1962 LP RCA LSP 2621 Girls! Girls! Girls!

Studio matrix: C0-05 - RCA matrix: N2PB 3281-05 Thanks To The Rolling Sea
November 9, 1962 LP RCA LSP 2621 Girls! Girls! Girls!
Outtakes:
Take 3: July 4, 1999 CD FTD 74321 67677-2 Out In Hollywood
Take 10: August 1980 LP RCA CPL8-3699 Elvis Aron Presley


March 27 - 1-5:50 pm

Studio matrix: D0-14 - RCA matrix: N2PB 3274-14 Where Do You Come From
October 2, 1962 Single B side RCA 47-8100 Return To Sender / Where Do You Come From
November 9, 1962 LP RCA LSP 2621 Girls! Girls! Girls!
Outtakes:
A:B test: December 10, 2002 DVD Audio RCA BMG BMG 07863 65053-9 Elvis 30 Nr 1 Hits
Take 13: July 4, 1999 CD FTD 74321 67677-2 Out In Hollywood

Studio matrix: E0-03 - RCA matrix: N2PB 3272-03 Girls! Girls! Girls!
November 9, 1962 LP RCA LSP 2621 Girls! Girls! Girls!

Studio matrix: F0-02 - RCA matrix: N2PB 3279-02 Return To Sender
October 2, 1962 Single B side RCA 47-8100 Return To Sender / Where Do You Come From
November 9, 1962 LP RCA LSP 2621 Girls! Girls! Girls!
Re-mixed version:
September 24, 2002 CD RCA BMG 07863 68079-2 Elvis 30 N 1 Hits

Studio matrix: G0-06 - RCA matrix: N2PB 3280-06 Because Of Love
November 9, 1962 LP RCA LSP 2621 Girls! Girls! Girls!


March 27 - 6:45 pm-12:30 am

Studio matrix: H0-12 - RCA matrix: N2PB 3283-12 The Walls Have Ears
November 9, 1962 LP RCA LSP 2621 Girls! Girls! Girls!

Studio matrix: J0-06 - RCA matrix: N2PB 3282-06 Song Of The Shrimp
November 9, 1962 LP RCA LSP 2621 Girls! Girls! Girls!

Studio matrix: K0-05 - RCA matrix: N2PB 3277-05 A Boy Like Me, A Girl Like You
November 9, 1962 LP RCA LSP 2621 Girls! Girls! Girls!
Outtakes:
Takes 1 (fs), 2, 3 (fs) and 4: November 19, 2007 CD FTD 88697 17974-2 CD Girls! Girls! Girls!
Take 4: June 25, 2002 CD RCA BMG 07863-65115-2 Elvis Today, Tomorrow & Forever


March 28 - 1-5:45 pm

Studio matrix: L0-10 - RCA matrix: WPA1 8122-10 Mama
February 23, 1993 CD RCA 66130-2 Double Feature Kid Galahad - Girls! Girls! Girls!
Outtakes:
Takes 1 (fs), 2, 3, 4, 5 (fs), 6, 7, 8 and 8: November 19, 2007 CD FTD 88697 17974-2 CD Girls! Girls! Girls!

Studio matrix: M0-09 - RCA matrix: N2PB 3278-09 Earth Boy
November 9, 1962 LP RCA LSP 2621 Girls! Girls! Girls!

Studio matrix: N0-sp - RCA matrix: N2PB 3278-sp Earth Boy (Movie version)

Studio matrix: N0-sp - RCA matrix: N2PB 3278-sp Earth Boy (Movie version vocal overdub) (Splice of takes 2 and 4 with female vocals overdub)
Outtakes:
Takes 2 and 4: November 19, 2007 CD FTD 88697 17974-2 CD Girls! Girls! Girls!


March 28 - 7:15-1:40 am

Studio matrix: P0-06 - RCA matrix: WPA5 2505-06 Dainty Little Moonbeams (End title part 1)
February 23, 1993 CD RCA 66130-2 Double Feature Kid Galahad - Girls! Girls! Girls!

Studio matrix: P01-15 - RCA matrix: WPA5 2506-15 Girls! Girls! Girls! (End title part 2)

Studio matrix: P01-15 - RCA matrix: WPA5 2506-sp Girls! Girls! Girls! (End title composite)

Studio matrix: Q0-08 - RCA matrix: N2PB 3273-08 I Don't Wanna Be Tied
November 9, 1962 LP RCA LSP 2621 Girls! Girls! Girls!
Outtakes:
Takes 10 (fs): November 19, 2007 CD FTD 88697 17974-2 CD Girls! Girls! Girls!

Studio matrix: R0-sp - RCA matrix: NPA5 5824-sp Plantation Rock (Splice of take 17 and an unknown take)
October 31, 1983 CD RCA CPL1-4848 Elvis A Legendary Performer Vol 4
February 23, 1993 CD RCA 66130-2 Double Feature Kid Galahad - Girls! Girls! Girls!
Outtakes:
Take 17 and insert: November 19, 2007 CD FTD 88697 17974-2 CD Girls! Girls! Girls!


Soundtrack recording for Paramount - Girls! Girls! Girls! - May 2, 1962 - Radio Recorders - Hollywood

Guitar: Scotty Moore - Tiny Timbrell - Barney Kessel
Bass: Ray Siegel
Drums: Roy Hart
Piano: James Rowles
Sax, clarinet: Homer "Boots" Randolph
Vocals: The Jordanaires - The Amigos
Musical director for Paramount: Joseph Lilley
Engineer: Thorne Nogar

Studio matrix: L0-10 - RCA matrix: WPA1 8122-na Mama (by The Amigos)
Studio matrix: L0-10 - RCA matrix: WPA1 8122-sp Mama (Composite master) (Splice of take 10 and film version by the Amigos)
April 1970 LP RCA Camdem CAS 2408 Let's Be Friends
Edited:
1984 LP RCA Camdem CDS 1213 Elvis The First Ten Years


Soundtrack recording for Paramount - Girls! Girls! Girls! - May 23, 1962 - Radio Recorders - Hollywood

Guitar: Robert Bain - Alton Hendrickson
Bass: Ray Siegel
Drums: Hal Blaine
Piano: - Dudley Brooks
Vocals: The Amigos - Jose Vadis - Miguel Alcaide - Felix Melendes - Pedro Berrios
Paramount producer: Joseph Lilley
Engineer: Thorne Nogar


Studio matrix: AA0-11 - RCA matrix: N2PB 3276-11 We'll Be Together
November 9, 1962 LP RCA LSP 2621 Girls! Girls! Girls!
Outtakes:
Take 10: July 4, 1999 CD FTD 74321 67677-2 Out In Hollywood


Overdubbing session for the soundtrack recording for Paramount - Girls! Girls! Girls! - August 6, 1962 - Radio Recorders - Hollywood

Guitar: Robert Kain
Drums: Bernie Mattinson - Richard Cornell - Hal Blaine
Piano: Dudley Brooks
Paramount producer: Joseph Liley
Engineer: Thorne Nogar


Studio matrix: P01-15 - RCA matrix: WPA5 2506-sp Girls! Girls! Girls! (End title composite)
February 23, 1993 CD RCA 66130-2 Double Feature Kid Galahad - Girls! Girls! Girls!


Soundtrack recording for MGM - It Happened At The World's Fair - August 30 and September 22, 1962 - Radio Recorders - Hollywood

Guitar: Scotty Moore - Billy Strange - Tiny Timbrell
Bass: Ray Siegel
Drums: Frank Carlson
Piano, organ: Dudley Brooks - Don Robertson
Sax: Clifford Scott
Vocals: The Jordanaires (August 30) - The Mello Men (September 22)
Musical director MGM: Leith Stevens
Engineer: Dave Weichman Nogar


August 30, 7-11:45 pm

PPA3 2717-08 Happy Ending
April 1963 LP RCA LSP 2697 It Happened At The World's Fair
Outtakes:
Takes 4 (fs), 5 (fs) and 6: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50409-2 It Happened At The World's Fair

PPA3 2717-09 Happy Ending (Movie version) (Unreleased)

PPA3 2726-13 Relax
April 1963 LP RCA LSP 2697 It Happened At The World's Fair
Outtakes:
Takes 5, 6 (fs), 7 (fs): April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50409-2 It Happened At The World's Fair

WPA5 2552-na Take Me To The Fair (Movie version)


September 22, 11:30 am-4:30 pm, 5:30-11 pm

PPA3 2719-08 I'm Falling In Love Tonight
April 1963 LP RCA LSP 2697 It Happened At The World's Fair
Outtakes:
Takes 1, 2 (fs), 3 (fs) and 4 (fs): August 1980 LP RCA CPL8-3699 Elvis Aron Presley
Takes 1, 2 (fs), 3 (fs), 4 (fs) and 6: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50409-2 It Happened At The World's Fair

PPA3 2725-09 They Remind Me Too Much Of You
January 29, 1963 Single B side RCA 47-8134 One Broken Heart For Sale / They Remind Me Too Much Of You
April 1963 LP RCA LSP 2697 It Happened At The World's Fair
Outtakes:
Take 1: August 1980 LP RCA CPL8-3699 Elvis Aron Presley
Take 4: June 25, 2002 CD RCA BMG 07863-65115-2 Elvis Today, Tomorrow & Forever
Takes 1, 4, 6 (fs) and 7: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50409-2 It Happened At The World's Fair

PPA3 2720-05 Cotton Candy Land
April 1963 LP RCA LSP 2697 It Happened At The World's Fair
Outtakes:
Takes 1 (fs), 2 (fs) and 4: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50409-2 It Happened At The World's Fair

PPA3 2721-01 A World Of Our Own
April 1963 LP RCA LSP 2697 It Happened At The World's Fair

PPA3 2722-06 How Would You Like to Be?
April 1963 LP RCA LSP 2697 It Happened At The World's Fair
November 15, 1966 Single B side RCA 47-8850 If Every Day Was Like Christmas / How Would You Like To Be
Outtakes:
Take 2: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50409-2 It Happened At The World's Fair

WPA5 2512-01 One Broken Heart For Sale (Movie version)
Take 3: August 13, 1991 CD RCA 3114-2-R Collectors Gold

PPA3 2724-05 One Broken Heart For Sale
January 29, 1963 Single A side RCA 47-8134 One Broken Heart For Sale / They Remind Me Too Much Of You
April 1963 LP RCA LSP 2697 It Happened At The World's Fair
Outtakes:
Takes 2 (fs), and 3 (fs): April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50409-2 It Happened At The World's Fair

I Apologise (a few lines only)
August 13, 1991 CD RCA 3114-2-R Collectors Gold

PPA3 2723-04 Beyond The Bend
April 1963 LP RCA LSP 2697 It Happened At The World's Fair
Outtakes:
Takes 1 (fs) and 2: August 13, 1991 CD RCA 3114-2-R Collectors Gold
Takes 1 (fs), 2 and 3: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50409-2 It Happened At The World's Fair

PPA3 2718-08 Take Me To The Fair
April 1963 LP RCA LSP 2697 It Happened At The World's Fair
Outtakes:
Takes 4 (fs), 5 (fs), 6 (fs) and 7: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50409-2 It Happened At The World's Fair


Overdubbing session for the soundtrack recording for MGM - It Happened At The World's Fair - October 16, 1962 - Radio Recorders - Hollywood

Ukuele: Billy Strange
MGM producer: Leith Stevens
Engineer: Fred Mulculpin


WPA5 2552-na Take Me To The Fair (Movie version) (August master - Ukuele overdub)
April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50409-2 It Happened At The World's Fair



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