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Soundtrack recording for Paramount - Fun In Acapulco - January 22-23, 1963 - Radio Recorders - Hollywood

Guitar: Scotty Moore - Barney Kessel
Guitar, mandolin: Tiny Timbrell
Bass: Ray Siegel
Drums: D.J. Fontana - Hal Blaine
Percussion: Emil Radocchia
Piano: Dudley Brooks
Trumpet: Anthony Terran - Rudolph Loera
Vocals: The Jordanaires - The Amigos
Musical director for Paramount: Joseph Lilley
Engineer: Dave Weichman


January 22 - 1-7 am, 8 pm-1:15 am

Studio matrix: A0-11 - RCA matrix: PPA3 4431-11 Bossa Nova Baby
October 1963 Single A side RCA 47-8243 Bossa Nova Baby / Witchcraft
November 1963 LP RCA LSP 2756 Fun In Acapaculco
Outtakes:
Takes 1 (fs), 2 and 3: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50407-2 Fun In Acapulco
Take 2: July 29, 1997 CD RCA 07863-67469-2 Platinum: A Life In Music

Studio matrix: B0-sp - RCA matrix: PPA3 4430-sp I Think I'm Gonna Like It Here (Splice of take 10 and last line of take 7)
November 1963 LP RCA LSP 2756 Fun In Acapaculco
Outtakes:
Takes 1, 11 (fs), 12 (fs) annd 13: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50407-2 Fun In Acapulco

Studio matrix: C0-05 - RCA matrix: PPA3 4425-05 Mexico
November 1963 LP RCA LSP 2756 Fun In Acapaculco
Outtakes:
Takes 1 (fs), 2, 6 and 7: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50407-2 Fun In Acapulco
Take 2: June 25, 2002 CD RCA BMG 07863-65115-2 Elvis Today, Tomorrow & Forever
Take 7: July 4, 1999 CD FTD 74321 67677-2 Out In Hollywood

Studio matrix: D0-sp - RCA matrix: PPA3 4428-sp The Bullfighter Was A Lady (Splice of takes 7 and 9)
November 1963 LP RCA LSP 2756 Fun In Acapaculco
Outtakes:
Takes 4 (fs), 5 (fs) and 6: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50407-2 Fun In Acapulco

Studio matrix: E0-08 - RCA matrix: PPA3 4427-08 Marguerita
November 1963 LP RCA LSP 2756 Fun In Acapaculco
Outtakes:
Take 6: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50407-2 Fun In Acapulco

Studio matrix: F0-05 - RCA matrix: PPA3 4424-05 Vino Dinero Y Amor
November 1963 LP RCA LSP 2756 Fun In Acapaculco


January 23 - 1-5:25 pm, 6:45-11:50 pm, 12:20-3:50 am

Studio matrix: J0-01 - RCA matrix: PPA3 4429-01 (There's) No Room To Rhumba In A Sports Car
November 1963 LP RCA LSP 2756 Fun In Acapaculco

Studio matrix: K0-01 - RCA matrix: PPA3 4423-01 Fun In Acapulco
November 1963 LP RCA LSP 2756 Fun In Acapaculco

Studio matrix: L0-sp - RCA matrix: PPA3 4426-sp El Toro (Splice of takes 2 and 1)
November 1963 LP RCA LSP 2756 Fun In Acapaculco

Studio matrix: B0-sp - RCA matrix: WPA5 2540-sp I Think I'm Gonna Like It Here (Remake) (Splice of takes 18 and 19)
November 5, 2001 CD RCA 07863-66050-2 FTD Silver Screen Stereo
Outtakes:
Takes 11 (fs), 12 (fs) and 13: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50407-2 Fun In Acapulco

Studio matrix: D0-17 - RCA matrix: WPA5 2541-17 The Bullfighter Was A Lady (Remake)(Splice of takes 7 and 8)
November 5, 2001 CD RCA 07863-66050-2 FTD Silver Screen Stereo

Studio matrix: N0-05 - RCA matrix: PPA3 4432-05 You Can't Say No In Acapulco
November 1963 LP RCA LSP 2756 Fun In Acapaculco
Outtakes:
Takes 1 (fs), 2 (fs), 3 (fs) and 4: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50407-2 Fun In Acapulco

Studio matrix: P0-sp(tr) - RCA matrix: PPA3 4433-sp Guadalajara (Rhythm track) (Splice of takes 1 and 7)

-na Malaguena (Rhythm track) (Unreleased)


Overdubbing for the soundtrack recording for Paramount - Fun In Acapulco - February 27, 1963 - Radio Recorders - Hollywood

Paramount producer: Joseph Lilley
Engineer: Dave Weichman


Studio matrix: P0-sp(tr) - RCA matrix: PPA3 4433-sp Guadalajara (Elvis vocal overdub) (Splice of takes 2 and 6)
November 1963 LP RCA LSP 2756 Fun In Acapaculco
Outtakes:
Take 2: December 1978 CD RCA CPL 1 3078 Elvis - A Legendary Performer, Vol 3
Takes 2, 3 (fs) and 4: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50407-2 Fun In Acapulco


RCA studio session - May 26-27, 1963 - RCA's Studio B - Nashville

Guitar: Scotty Moore - Grady Martin - Jerry Kennedy (May 27) - Harold Bradley
Drums: D.J. Fontana - Buddy Harman
Piano: Floyd Cramer
Sax, vibes: Boots Randolph
Vocals: The Jordanaires - Joe Babcock (as member of The Jordanaires) - Millie Kirkham
A&R / Producers: Steve Sholes
Engineer: Bill Porter


May 26, 6:30 pm-5:30 am

PPA4 0290-10 Echoes Of Love
April 1964 LP RCA LSP 2894 Kissin' Cousins
Outtakes:
Takes 1, 4 (fs), 5 (fs), 6 (fs), 7 (fs) and 9 (fs): August 11 2008 CD FTD 88697 29699-2 Elvis Sings Memphis Tennessee
Takes 2 (fs) and 3: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50411-2 Studio B Nashville Outtakes 1961-1964
Take 8: July 1, 2003 CD RCA BMG 82876 50537-2 Elvis Close Up

PPA4 0291-06 Please Don't Drag That String Around
June 1963 Single B side RCA 47-8188 Devil In Disguise / Please Don't Drag That String Around
February 1968 LP RCA LSP 3921 Elvis' Gold Records Vol 4
Outtakes:
A:B test: December 10, 2002 DVD Audio RCA BMG BMG 07863 65053-9 Elvis 30 Nr 1 Hits
Take 1: February 2000 CD RCA 07863 67840-2 Such A Night Essential Elvis Vol 6
Take 2: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50411-2 Studio B Nashville Outtakes 1961-1964
Takes 3 (fs), 4 (fs) and 5: August 11 2008 CD FTD 88697 29699-2 Elvis Sings Memphis Tennessee

PPA4 0292-06 (You're the) Devil In Disguise
June 1963 Single A side RCA 47-8188 Devil In Disguise / Please Don't Drag That String Around
February 1968 LP RCA LSP 3921 Elvis' Gold Records Vol 4
Re-mixed version:
September 24, 2002 CD RCA BMG 07863 68079-2 Elvis 30 N 1 Hits
Outtakes:
Takes 1 (fs), 2 (fs), 4 (fs), 5 (fs) and 6: August 11 2008 CD FTD 88697 29699-2 Elvis Sings Memphis Tennessee
Takes 2 (fs) and 3 June 1, 2000 CD FTD 74321 76749-2 Long Lonely Highway - Nashville 1960-1968

PPA4 0293-03 Never Ending
July 14, 1964 Single B side RCA RCA 47-8400 Such A Night / Never Ending
Outtakes:
Take 1: June 1, 2000 CD FTD 74321 76749-2 Long Lonely Highway - Nashville 1960-1968
Takes 2 (fs) and 3: August 11 2008 CD FTD 88697 29699-2 Elvis Sings Memphis Tennessee

PPA4 0294-01 What Now, What Next, Where To
June 1967 LP RCA LSP 3787 Double Trouble

PPA4 0295-03 Witchcraft
October 1963 Single B side RCA 47-8243 Bossa Nova Baby / Witchcraft
February 1968 LP RCA LSP 3921 Elvis' Gold Records Vol 4
Outtakes:
Take 1: August 13, 1991 CD RCA 3114-2-R Collectors Gold
Take 2: June 25, 2002 CD RCA BMG 07863-65115-2 Elvis Today, Tomorrow & Forever

PPA4 0296-03 Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers
August 1965 LP RCA LPM 3450 Elvis For Everyone
Outtakes:
Take 1: June 1, 2000 CD FTD 74321 76749-2 Long Lonely Highway - Nashville 1960-1968
Takes 1, 2 (fs) and 3: August 11 2008 CD FTD 88697 29699-2 Elvis Sings Memphis Tennessee

PPA4 0297-08 Love Me Tonight
November 1963 LP RCA LSP 2756 Fun In Acapaculco
Outtakes:
Take 1: August 13, 1991 CD RCA 3114-2-R Collectors Gold
Takes 1, 2 (fs), 3 (fs), 4, 6 (fs) and 5: August 11 2008 CD FTD 88697 29699-2 Elvis Sings Memphis Tennessee
Takes 3 (fs) and 4: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50411-2 Studio B Nashville Outtakes 1961-1964


May 27, 7 pm-4 am

PPA4 0302-02 Memphis Tennessee
August 13, 1991 CD RCA 3114-2-R Collectors Gold
Outtakes:
Take 1: September 28, 1993 CD RCA 66160-2 From Nashville To Memphis The Essential 60's Masters I

PPA4 0303-01 (It's A) Long Lonely Highway (Single master)
August 10, 1965 Single B side RCA 47-8657 I'm Yours / (It's A) Long Lonely Highway
June 1, 2000 CD FTD 74321 76749-2 Long Lonely Highway - Nashville 1960-1968

PPA4 0303-02 (It's A) Long Lonely Highway (Album master)
April 1964 LP RCA LSP 2894 Kissin' Cousins

PPA4 0304-02 Ask Me
August 13, 1991 CD RCA 3114-2-R Collectors Gold
Outtakes:
Takes 1 (fs), 3 (fs), 4, 5 (fs) and 6: August 11 2008 CD FTD 88697 29699-2 Elvis Sings Memphis Tennessee

PPA4 0305-04 Western Union
May 1968 LP RCA LSP 3969 Speedway
Outtakes:
Takes 1, 2 (fs) and 3: August 11 2008 CD FTD 88697 29699-2 Elvis Sings Memphis Tennessee
Take 3: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50411-2 Studio B Nashville Outtakes 1961-1964

PPA4 0306-05 Slowly But Surely
November 1963 LP RCA LSP 2756 Fun In Acapaculco
June 15, 1965 EP RCA EPA-4383 Tickle Me
Outtakes:
Take 1: June 1, 2000 CD FTD 74321 76749-2 Long Lonely Highway - Nashville 1960-1968
Takes 2 (fs), 3 (fs) and 4: August 11 2008 CD FTD 88697 29699-2 Elvis Sings Memphis Tennessee

PPA4 0307-02 Blue River
December 14, 1965 Single B side RCA 47-8740 Tell Me Why / Blue River
Outtakes:
Takes 1 (fs) and 2: August 11 2008 CD FTD 88697 29699-2 Elvis Sings Memphis Tennessee

PPA4 0304-06 Ask Me (Stated as master unreleased)


Soundtrack recording for MGM - Viva Las Vegas - July 9-11, August 30, 1963 - Radio Recorders - Hollywood

Guitar: Scotty Moore - Tiny Timbrel - Billy Strange
Bass: Bob Moore
Drums: D.J. Fontana - Buddy Harman - Frank Carlson (July 10, 11)
Percussion: July 10: Hal Rees - Roy Hart - Larry Bunker - Frank Flynn - Michael Sylva
Piano: Floyd Cramer - Dudley Brooks - Calvin Jackson (July 10)
Organ: Calvin Jackson (July 11)
Sax: Boots Randolph - William Green (July 10)
Trumpet: Olivier Mitchell (July 9) - James Zito (July 10)
Trombone: Herb Taylor (July 10) - Randall Miller (July 10)
Vocals: The Jordanaires - The Jubilee Four (August 30) - Ann-Margret (duet on The Lady Loves Me, You're The Boss, Today Tomorrow And Forever)

Musicians on august 30:

Guitar: Billy Strange - Alton Hendrickson - Glen Campbell -
Bass: Ray Siegel
Drums: Frank Carlson
Percussion: Roy Hart
Piano: Artie Cane
Sax: Steve Douglas
Ovedubbed:
Guitar: Al Caiola (Santa Lucia)
Accordion: Dominic Cortese (Santa Lucia)
Vocals: The Carol Lombard Quartet (What'd I Say)

Musical director MGM: George Stoll
Engineer: Dave Weichman Nogar


July 9, 7 pm-12 am, 1-4:15 am

Studio matrix: 2001-14 - RCA matrix: WPA1 8023-14 Night life
October 1968 LP RCA PRS 279 Singer Presents Elvis Singing Flaming Star
Outtakes:
Take 3: July 4, 1999 CD FTD 74321 67677-2 Out In Hollywood

Studio matrix: 2002-05 - RCA matrix: RPA3 0389-05 C'mon Everybody
May 1964 EP RCA EPA-4382 Viva Las Vegas
Outtakes:
Takes 1 (Incomplete), 2 (fs) and 3: November 5, 2001 CD RCA 07863-66050-2 FTD Silver Screen Stereo
Takes 1 (Incomplete), 2 (fs), 3, 6 (fs) and 7: November 10, 2003 CD FTD 82876 50412-2 Viva Las Vegas

Studio matrix: 2003-13 - RCA matrix: RPA3 0387-13 If You Think I Don't Need You
May 1964 EP RCA EPA-4382 Viva Las Vegas
Outtakes:
Take 2: November 2010 LP FTD 506020-975032 Viva Las Vegas
Takes 5 (Incomplete) and 7: November 10, 2003 CD FTD 82876 50412-2 Viva Las Vegas

Studio matrix: 2004-na - RCA matrix: RPA3 0234-01 Viva Las Vegas (Tryout)
November 5, 2001 CD RCA 07863-66050-2 FTD Silver Screen Stereo


July 10, 7-11 pm

Studio matrix: 2005-20 - RCA matrix: RPA3 0386-20 I Need Somebody To Lean On
May 1964 EP RCA EPA-4382 Viva Las Vegas
Outtakes:
Take 8: July 4, 1999 CD FTD 74321 67677-2 Out In Hollywood

Studio matrix: 2006-07 - RCA matrix: WPA1 8025-07 Do The Vega
October 1968 LP RCA PRS 279 Singer Presents Elvis Singing Flaming Star
Outtakes:
Take 1: November 10, 2003 CD FTD 82876 50412-2 Viva Las Vegas

Studio matrix: 2007-03 - RCA matrix: SPA1 6898-03 Santa Lucia (Rhythm track)

Studio matrix: 2004-na - RCA matrix: RPA3 0234-07 Viva Las Vegas
April 28, 1964 Single B side RCA 47-8360 What'd I Say / Viva Las Vegas
February 1968 LP RCA LSP 3921 Elvis' Gold Records Vol 4
Outtakes:
Takes 1 (tryout) and 2: November 10, 2003 CD FTD 82876 50412-2 Viva Las Vegas


July 11, 12-3:30 am

HRA1 8687-09 The Climb
(Georges McFadden) (Elvis and The Jordanaires backup vocals)
November 10, 2003 CD FTD 82876 50412-2 Viva Las Vegas
Outtakes:
Takes 1 (Incomplete), 4 (fs), 5 (Incomplete): November 10, 2003 CD FTD 82876 50412-2 Viva Las Vegas

Studio matrix: 2009-09 - RCA matrix: WPA1 8024 The Yellow Roses Of Texas / The Eyes Of Texas
October 1968 LP RCA PRS 279 Singer Presents Elvis Singing Flaming Star

Studio matrix: 2002-sp C'mon Everybody (Movie version) (Spliced from takes 7, 3 hand clapping and finger snapping and take 1 ending)
November 10, 2003 CD FTD 82876 50412-2 Viva Las Vegas


July 11, 3-5:45 pm, 7 pm-12:40 am

Studio matrix: 2010-10 - RCA matrix: NPA5 5825-10 The Lady Loves Me
October 31, 1983 CD RCA CPL1-4848 Elvis A Legendary Performer Vol 4
Outtakes:
Take 2: November 2010 LP FTD 506020-975032 Viva Las Vegas
Take 9: November 10, 2003 CD FTD 82876 50412-2 Viva Las Vegas

Studio matrix: 2511-sp - RCA matrix: WPA5 2511-sp You're The Boss (Spliced from takes 16 and 3 ending)
August 13, 1991 CD RCA 3114-2-R Collectors Gold
Outtakes:
Take 3: November 5, 2001 CD RCA 07863-66050-2 FTD Silver Screen Stereo

Studio matrix: 2511-16 - RCA matrix: WPA5 2511-16 You're The Boss (Complete take 16)
February 23, 1993 CD RCA BMG 74321 13432 2 Double Features Viva Las Vegas - Roustabout

Studio matrix: 2012-06 - RCA matrix: OPA5 8215-02 Today Tomorrow And Forever   (Duet)
June 25, 2002 CD RCA BMG 07863-65115-2 Elvis Today, Tomorrow & Forever
Outtakes:
Take 1 (Incomplete) and 2: November 10, 2003 CD FTD 82876 50412-2 Viva Las Vegas

Studio matrix: 2012-06 - RCA matrix: OPA5 8215-06 Today Tomorrow And Forever   (Ryhthm track unused)

Studio matrix: 2013-04 - RCA matrix: RPA3 0388-06 Today Tomorrow And Forever
May 1964 EP RCA EPA-4382 Viva Las Vegas
Outtakes:
Take 3 (fs) and 4: November 5, 2001 CD RCA 07863-66050-2 FTD Silver Screen Stereo

Studio matrix: 2016-sp - RCA matrix: RPA3 0388-sp Today Tomorrow And Forever (Movie version) Take 6 of the rythm track dubdown of record version and take 10 of vocal overdub)

Studio matrix: 2007-03 - RCA matrix: SPA1 6898-06 Santa Lucia (Vocal overdub)


August 30

Studio matrix: 2580-04 - RCA matrix: RPA3 0235-04 What'd I Say
April 28, 1964 Single A side RCA 47-8360 What'd I Say / Viva Las Vegas
Outtakes:
Takes 1 and 2: November 10, 2003 CD FTD 82876 50412-2 Viva Las Vegas


Soundtrack recording for MGM - Kissin' Cousins - September 29-30, 1963 - RCA's Studio B - Nashville
- October 10, 1963 - MGM Studios - Culver City

Guitar: Scotty Moore - Grady Martin - Jerry Kennedy - Harold Bradley
Bass: Bob Moore
Drums: D.J. Fontana - Buddy Harman
Banjo: Jerry Kennedy (Smokey Mountain Boy) - Harold Bradley (Barefoot Ballad)
Jug: Boots Randolph
Piano: Floyd Cramer
Sax: Boots Randolph - Bill Justis
Fiddie: Cecil Brower
Vocals: The Jordanaires - Winnifred Brest - Millie Kirkham - Dolores Edgin
Musical director MGM: Gene Nelson & Fred Karger
Engineer Nashville: Dave Weichman Nogar


September 29, 7 pm-2 am

Studio matrix: 2002-03(tr) - RCA matrix: RPA3 0226-03 There's Gold In The Mountains (Rhythm track)

Studio matrix: 2003-05(tr) - RCA matrix: RPA3 0223-05 One Boy Two Little Girls (Rhythm track)

Studio matrix: 2004-03(tr) - RCA matrix: RPA3 0222-03 Once Is Enough (Rhythm track)

Studio matrix: 2005-02(tr) - RCA matrix: RPA3 022502 Tender Feeling (Rhythm track)

Studio matrix: 2006-02(tr) - RCA matrix: RPA3 021802 Kissin' Cousins (Number 2) (Rhythm track)


September 30, 7 pm-3:30 am

Studio matrix: 2007-04(tr) - RCA matrix: RPA3 0224-04 Smokey Mountain Boy (Rhythm track)

Studio matrix: 2008-04(tr) - RCA matrix: RPA3 0221-04 Catchin' On Fast (Rhythm track)

Studio matrix: 2009-07(tr) - RCA matrix: RPA3 0220-07 Barefoot Ballad (Rhythm track)

Studio matrix: 2010-05(tr) - RCA matrix: RPA3 0227-05 Anyone (Could Fall In Love With You) (Rhythm track)

Studio matrix: 2011-02(tr) - RCA matrix: RPA3 021902 Kissin' Cousins (Rhythm track)


Overdub session for the soundtrack recording for MGM - Kissin' Cousins - October 10, 1963 - MGM Soundstage - Hollywood - California

MGM producer: Gene Nelson & Fred Karger
Engineer: Fred Mulculpin

Studio matrix: 2002-03(tr) - RCA matrix: RPA3 0226-03 There's Gold In The Mountains (Vocal overdub)
April 1964 LP RCA LSP 2894 Kissin' Cousins

Studio matrix: 2003-05(tr) - RCA matrix: RPA3 0223-02 One Boy Two Little Girls (Vocal overdub)
April 1964 LP RCA LSP 2894 Kissin' Cousins

Studio matrix: 2004-03(tr) - RCA matrix: RPA3 0222-07 Once Is Enough (Vocal overdub)
April 1964 LP RCA LSP 2894 Kissin' Cousins

Studio matrix: 2005-02(tr) - RCA matrix: RPA3 0225-01 Tender Feeling (Vocal overdub)
April 1964 LP RCA LSP 2894 Kissin' Cousins

Studio matrix: 2006-02(tr) - RCA matrix: RPA3 0218-04 Kissin' Cousins (Number 2) (Vocal overdub)
April 1964 LP RCA LSP 2894 Kissin' Cousins

Studio matrix: 2007-04(tr) - RCA matrix: RPA3 0224-03 Smokey Mountain Boy (Vocal overdub)
April 1964 LP RCA LSP 2894 Kissin' Cousins

Studio matrix: 2008-04(tr) - RCA matrix: RPA3 0221-07 Catchin' On Fast (Vocal overdub)
April 1964 LP RCA LSP 2894 Kissin' Cousins

Studio matrix: 2009-07(tr) - RCA matrix: RPA3 0220-sp Barefoot Ballad (Vocal overdub composite)
April 1964 LP RCA LSP 2894 Kissin' Cousins

Studio matrix: 2010-05(tr) - RCA matrix: RPA3 0227-03 Anyone (Could Fall In Love With You) (Vocal overdub)
April 1964 LP RCA LSP 2894 Kissin' Cousins

Studio matrix: 2011-01 - RCA matrix: RPA3 0219-01 Kissin' Cousins (Hillbilly vocal overdub)
November 5, 2001 CD RCA 07863-66050-2 FTD Silver Screen Stereo

Studio matrix: 2011-02(tr) - RCA matrix: RPA3 0219-02 Kissin' Cousins (Regular vocal overdub)

Studio matrix: 2011-sp - RCA matrix: RPA3 0219-sp Kissin' Cousins (Vocal overdub composite) (Splice of takes 1 and 2)
February 1964 Single A side RCA 47-8307 Kissin' Cousins / It Hurts Me


Overdub session for the soundtrack recording for MGM - Viva Las Vegas - October 10, 1963 - RCA Studio B - New York - New York

Guitar: Al Caiola
Harmonica - Accordion: Dominic Contrese
MGM producer: George Stoll
Engineer: Ed Begley

Studio matrix: 2007-03 - RCA matrix: SPA1 6898-03 Santa Lucia
August 1965 LP RCA LPM 3450 Elvis For Everyone



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