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September 5 1956
(+ means you need both    ~ means same material    °° means stereo or binaural    ° means mono)
(SFS = Short False Start | FS = False Start | LFS or BD (Breakdown) = Long False Start | PB (Playback) or Complete = Complete Take)

20th Century Fox Stage 1 - Hollywood, California
Soundtrack Session for 20th Century Fox's 'Love Me Tender'
Producer : Lionel Newman
Arranger : Ken Darby
Engineers : Bob Mayer / Ken Runyon
(1.00pm - 4.00pm)

Musicians:    
NA    

Poor Boy (Partial Verse - Vocal Overdub)
  September 5 1956 (Wed)
Take 1     S26 (V.O./Vocal Replacement of
'Part of Verse' of Take 3 (S-12
)
"Don't have a pig ... to pull the plough"
 
Take 2     S27  
Take 3     S28  
Take 4     S29  
Take 5     S30  
Take 6 (M) 0:35 S31 (8 seconds used for Composite
Master
)
Love Me Tender (FTD)°°

Poor Boy (Composite)
G2WB 7259
September 5 1956 (Wed)
Spliced (M) 2:16 (Spliced from Take 3 & Partial Verse
Vocal Overdub
) (Stereo Master)
Love Me Tender (FTD)°°
Spliced M 2:14 (Spliced from Take 3 & Partial Verse
Vocal Overdub
) (Mono Master)
Young Man With The Big Beat 2 (Legacy)°~Comp Elvis Presley Masters 2
(Sony)°~Elvis Goes To Hollywood (Franklin Mint Complete Masters
Collection 19)°~Love Me Tender (FTD)°~Jailhouse Rock (1997)°
~Complete Single Collection 10°~50's Box 2°

Let Me (Vocal Overdub)
G2WB 7261
  September 5 1956 (Wed)
Take 1 Incomp.   S32 (Vocal Overdub of Track)  
Take 2 Incomp.   S33  
Take 3 Complete 2:27 S34 (Used for Spliced Master) Love Me Tender (FTD)°°
Take 4 Complete 2:22 S35 (Used for Spliced Master) Love Me Tender (FTD)°° (Count-in)~Jailhouse Rock (1997)° (2:04)(Vocal
channel only "Solo Version")
         
Spliced (M) 2:10 (Spliced from Takes 3 & 4)
(Stereo Master)
Love Me Tender (FTD)°°
Spliced M 2:09 (Spliced from Takes 3 & 4)
(Mono Master)
Young Man With The Big Beat 2 (Legacy)°~Comp Elvis Presley Masters 2
(Sony)°~Elvis Goes To Hollywood (Franklin Mint Complete Masters
Collection 19)°~Love Me Tender (FTD)°~Jailhouse Rock (1997)°
~50's Box 2°

Notes

The master of Poor Boy was spliced as follows:-
0:00-1:15 of Take 3 (S-12) = Start to "...that's enough for me"
0:42-0:59 of Take 3 (S-12) = "They call me poor boy..." to "...as long as I've got a dolly like you"
0:59-1:07 of New Third Verse V.O - Take 6 (S-31) = "Don't have a pig, don't have a cow, don't have a horse to pull the plough"
1:07-1:41 of Take 3 (S-12) = "But what I've got is a heart full of lovin' memory..." to end

The master of Let Me vocal track was spliced as follows:-
0:04-0:24 has vocal from Take 4 (S-35) = Start to "...the air, the air, the air"
0:25-1:35 has vocal from Take 3 (S-34) = "Oh let me, honey let me..." to "...all I see is you-oo-oo"
1:36-2:08 has vocal taken from Take 4 (S-35) = "I never hear the music play, I never hear the crowd..." to end

In March of 2007, Sony decided to go through all of Elvis' masters. They retransferred everything and remastered all tracks including repairing as many clicks, pops, bad edits and dropouts as they could. They have used these newly mastered recordings on their new releases since 2007 including budget soundtracks, 'Legacy' releases, the 30 disc 'Complete Elvis Presley Masters' collection and the Franklin Mint package.


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