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RCA studio session - January 12, 1964 - RCA's Studio B - Nashville

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


6:30-9:30 pm, 9:30-11:30 pm

RPA4 1004-06 Memphis Tennessee
August 1965 LP RCA LPM 3450 Elvis For Everyone
Outtakes:
Take 1: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50411-2 Studio B Nashville Outtakes 1961-1964
Takes 1, 2 (fs), 3 (fs) and 5: August 11 2008 CD FTD 88697 29699-2 Elvis Sings Memphis Tennessee
Take 5: February 2000 CD RCA 07863 67840-2 Such A Night Essential Elvis Vol 6

RPA4 1005-11 Ask Me
September 22, 1964 Single A side RCA 47-8440 Ask Me / Ain't That Lovin' You Baby
February 1968 LP RCA LSP 3921 Elvis' Gold Records Vol 4
Outtakes:
Takes 1 (fs), 2, 3, 4 (fs), 6 (fs), 7, 8, 10 (fs) and 9: August 11 2008 CD FTD 88697 29699-2 Elvis Sings Memphis Tennessee
Take 2: June 25, 2002 CD RCA BMG 07863-65115-2 Elvis Today, Tomorrow & Forever
Take 7: July 1, 2003 CD RCA BMG 82876 50537-2 Elvis Close Up
Takes 8 (fs) and 9: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50411-2 Studio B Nashville Outtakes 1961-1964

RPA4 1006-05 It Hurts Me
February 1964 Single B side RCA 47-8307 Kissin' Cousins / It Hurts Me
February 1968 LP RCA LSP 3921 Elvis' Gold Records Vol 4
Outtakes:
Take 1: February 2000 CD RCA 07863 67840-2 Such A Night Essential Elvis Vol 6
Takes 2 (fs), 3 (fs) and 4 (fs) and 5 (Master): August 11 2008 CD FTD 88697 29699-2 Elvis Sings Memphis Tennessee


Soundtrack recording for Paramount - Roustabout - March 2-3, April 29 and May 14, 1964 - Radio Recorders - Hollywood

Guitar: Scotty Moore - Tiny Timbrell - Billy Strange - Barney Kessel (March 2 only)
Bass: Bob Moore - Ray Siegel (April 29 only)
Drums: D.J. Fontana - Hal Blaine - Buddy Harman - Bernie Mattinson (April 29 only)
Piano: Floyd Cramer - Dudley Brooks (April 29 only)
Sax: Boots Randolph
Vocals: The Jordanaires - The Mello Men (Roustabout)
Paramount producer: Joseph Lilley
Engineer: Dave Weichman


March 2 - 1-6:40 pm, 8-11:35 pm

Studio matrix: A0-15 - RCA matrix: RPA3 5270-15 Little Egypt
October 1964 LP RCA LSP 2999 Roustabout

Studio matrix: B0-07 - RCA matrix: RPA3 5272-02 Poison Ivy League
October 1964 LP RCA LSP 2999 Roustabout

Studio matrix: C0-11 - RCA matrix: RPA3 5267-04 Hard Knocks
October 1964 LP RCA LSP 2999 Roustabout

Studio matrix: D0-13 - RCA matrix: RPA3 5268-13 It's A Wonderful World
October 1964 LP RCA LSP 2999 Roustabout


March 3 - 12:30-5:50 pm, 7:10 pm-12 am

Studio matrix: E0-17 - RCA matrix: RPA3 5265-17 Big Love Big Heartache
October 1964 LP RCA LSP 2999 Roustabout

Studio matrix: F0-05 - RCA matrix: RPA3 5271-05 One Track Heart
October 1964 LP RCA LSP 2999 Roustabout

Studio matrix: H0-02(tr) - RCA matrix: RPA3 5269-02 It's Carnival Time (Rhythm track)
Studio matrix: H0-02(tr) - RCA matrix: RPA3 5269-na It's Carnival Time (Vocal overdub)
October 1964 LP RCA LSP 2999 Roustabout

Studio matrix: J0-09 - RCA matrix: RPA3 5266-09 Carny Town
October 1964 LP RCA LSP 2999 Roustabout

Studio matrix: K0-05 - RCA matrix: RPA3 5274-05 There's A Brand New Day On The Horizon
October 1964 LP RCA LSP 2999 Roustabout

Studio matrix: L0-07 - RCA matrix: RPA3 5275-07 Wheels On My Heels
October 1964 LP RCA LSP 2999 Roustabout WPA5 2553-21 Little Egypt (Remake)
January 13, 1998 CD RCA Time Life 07863-69401-2 The Elvis Presley Collection - Vol 03 Movie Magic

WPA5 2553-sp Little Egypt (Movie version composite)
(Splice of RPA3 5270-15 Little Egypt and WPA5 2553-21 Little Egypt Remake) (Unreleased)

I'm A Roustabout
October 7, 2003 CD RCA BMG 82876 55241-2 Elvis Second To None


April 29 - 7-9:50 pm

Studio matrix: N0-11(tr) - RCA matrix: RPA3 5273-11 Roustabout


May 14

Studio matrix: N0-11(tr) - RCA matrix: RPA3 5273-17 Roustabout (Elvis vocal overdub)
October 1964 LP RCA LSP 2999 Roustabout
Outtakes:
Take 6: August 13, 1991 CD RCA 3114-2-R Collectors Gold
Take 8: June 25, 2002 CD RCA BMG 07863-65115-2 Elvis Today, Tomorrow & Forever


Soundtrack recording for MGM - Girl Happy - June 10-12 and 15, 1964 - Radio Recorders - Hollywood

Guitar: Scotty Moore - Tiny timbrel - Tommy Tedesco
Bass: Bob Moore
Drums: D.J. Fontana - Buddy Harman - Frank Carlson
Piano: Floyd Cramer
Sax: Boots Randolph
Vocals: The Jordanaires - The Jubilee Four (Do The Clam, Wolf Call) - The Carol Lombard Trio (Do The Clam)

Musical director: George Stoll
Engineer: Dave Weichman Nogar


June 10, 7-11:40 pm, 12:40-3:00 am

Studio matrix: 2001-11 - RCA matrix: SPA3 2010-11 Puppet On A String
March 1965 RCA LSP 3338 Girl Happy
October 1965 Single A side RCA 447-0650 Puppet On A String / Wooden Heart
Outtakes:
Takes 5 (fs), 6 (fs), 7 and 10: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50408-2 Girl Happy
Take 7: July 4, 1999 CD FTD 74321 67677-2 Out In Hollywood
Take 10: June 25, 2002 CD RCA BMG 07863-65115-2 Elvis Today, Tomorrow & Forever

Studio matrix: 2002-13 - RCA matrix: SPA3 2008-13 The Meanest Girl In Town
March 1965 RCA LSP 3338 Girl Happy
Outtakes:
Takes 7 (Incomplete), 8 (fs), 9 and 11: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50408-2 Girl Happy
Take 9: July 4, 1999 CD FTD 74321 67677-2 Out In Hollywood

Studio matrix: 2003-sp - RCA matrix: SPA3 2001-13 Girl Happy
Studio matrix: 2003-sp - RCA matrix: SPA3 2001-04 Girl Happy (Insert 1 ending)
Studio matrix: 2003-sp - RCA matrix: SPA3 2001-na Girl Happy (Insert 2 beginning)
Studio matrix: 2003-sp - RCA matrix: SPA3 2001-sp Girl Happy (Composite - Sped up)
March 1965 RCA LSP 3338 Girl Happy
Outtakes:
Takes 1 (Incomplete), 2 (Incomplete), 3 (Incomplete) and 4: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50408-2 Girl Happy
Take 4: August 13, 1991 CD RCA 3114-2-R Collectors Gold

Studio matrix: 2003-sp - RCA matrix: SPA3 2001-sp Girl Happy (Composite - Normal speed) (Splice from take 13 and 4 ending)
April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50408-2 Girl Happy


June 11, 7-11:45 pm, 12:45-5:00 am

Studio matrix: 2004-sp - RCA matrix: SPA3 2007 Cross My Heart And Hope To Die (Piano overdub)
Studio matrix: 2004-sp - RCA matrix: SPA3 2007-sp Cross My Heart And Hope To Die (Splice from take 9 and 11)
March 1965 RCA LSP 3338 Girl Happy
Outtakes:
Take 6: July 4, 1999 CD FTD 74321 67677-2 Out In Hollywood
Takes 6, 9 (Incomplete), 10 (fs) and 11: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50408-2 Girl Happy

Studio matrix: 2005-24 - RCA matrix: SPA3 2002-24 Spring Fever
March 1965 RCA LSP 3338 Girl Happy
Outtakes:
Takes 4, 18 (fs), 19 (Incomplete) and 21: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50408-2 Girl Happy

Studio matrix: 2006-36 - RCA matrix: SPA3 2006-36 Do Not Disturb
March 1965 RCA LSP 3338 Girl Happy
Outtakes:
Takes 24 (Incomplete), 25 (fs), 26 (Incomplete), 27 and 35: April 26, 2003 CD FTD 82876-50408-2 Girl Happy

Studio matrix: 2007-02(tr) - RCA matrix: SPA3 2011-02 I've Got To Find My Baby (Rhythm track)

Studio matrix: 2008-07(tr) - RCA matrix: SPA3 2003-07 Fort Lauderdale Chamber Of Commerce (Rhythm track)


June 12, 7-10:40 pm

Studio matrix: 2009-03(tr) - RCA matrix: SPA3 2004-03 Startin' Tonight (Rhythm track)

Studio matrix: 2010-05(tr) - RCA matrix: SPA3 2009-05 Do The Clam (Rhythm track)

Studio matrix: 2011-sp(tr) - RCA matrix: SPA3 2005-08 Wolf Call (Rhythm track)
Studio matrix: 2011-sp(tr) - RCA matrix: SPA3 2005-02 Wolf Call (Rhythm track beginning)
Studio matrix: 2011-sp(tr) - RCA matrix: SPA3 2005-sp Wolf Call (Composite rhythm track)


June 15, 2-6 pm

Studio matrix: 2007-02(tr) - RCA matrix: SPA3 2011-02 I've Got To Find My Baby (Vocal overdub - Edit)
March 1965 RCA LSP 3338 Girl Happy

Studio matrix: 2008-07(tr) - RCA matrix: SPA3 2003-07 Fort Lauderdale Chamber Of Commerce (Vocal overdub - Edit)
March 1965 RCA LSP 3338 Girl Happy

Studio matrix: 2009-03(tr) - RCA matrix: SPA3 2004-03 Startin' Tonight (Vocal overdub)
March 1965 RCA LSP 3338 Girl Happy

Studio matrix: 2010-05(tr) - RCA matrix: SPA3 2009-05 Do The Clam (Vocal overdub)
February 3, 1965 Single A side RCA 47-8500 Do The Clam / You'll Be Gone
March 1965 RCA LSP 3338 Girl Happy

Studio matrix: 2011-sp(tr) - RCA matrix: SPA3 2005-sp Wolf Call (Vocal overdub - Edit)
March 1965 RCA LSP 3338 Girl Happy



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