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January 16 1957
(+ 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)

Paramount Sound Stage - Hollywood, California
Soundtrack Session for Paramount's 'Loving You'
Paramount Producer : Walter Scharf
Engineer : Phil Kahgan

Musicians:   Backup Vocals:
Guitar: Scotty Moore The Jordanaires: Gordon Stoker; Neal Matthews; Hoyt Hawkins; Hugh
Guitar: Hilmer J. 'Tiny' Timbrell Jarrett
Bass: Bill Black  
Drums: D.J. Fontana  
Piano: Gordon Stoker  
Piano: Dudley Brooks  
Piano: Hoyt Hawkins  

Got A Lot O' Livin' To Do! (Opening)
HRA1 8674
D January 16 1957 (Wed: 9.00am - 12.15pm)
Take 1        
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4        
Take 5        
Take 6        
Take 7        
Take 8        
Take 9        
Take 10        
Take 11        
Take 12        
Take 13        
Take 14        
Take 15        
Take 16        
Take 17 M 1:55 (Alternate Master)(Ending used
for Composite 'Movie' version
)
Loving You (FTD)°~Today Tomorrow & Forever 1°~Party (2007 Single)°
(Acetate)

Detour (Instrumental)
E January 16 1957 (Wed: 9.00am - 12.15pm)
Take 1        
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4        
Take 5        
Take 6 (M)      

(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear
H2WB 2193
F January 16 1957 (Wed: 9.00am - 12.15pm)
Take 1        
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4        
Take 5        
Take 6        
Take 7        
Take 8        
Take 9        
Take 10        
Take 11        
Take 12        
Take 13 M 1:49   Loving You (FTD)°~(DSD)°~Complete Elvis Presley Masters 3 (Sony)°
~Elvis Goes To Hollywood (Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 19)°
~Elvis 75 - Good Rockin' Tonight 1 (Legacy)°~Elvis 75 CD1°
~Complete Single Collection 2°~50's Box 3°~E1 (30 #1 Hits)°

Peter Cottontail (Instrumental)
G January 16 1957 (Wed: 1.30pm - 3.30pm)
Take 1        
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4        
Take 5        
Take 6 M     Acetate°

One Night Of Sin (Elvis Special)
NPA5 5820
  January 16 1957 (Wed: 1.30pm - 3.30pm)
Take NA M 2:37   Loving You (FTD)°~(DSD)°~Complete Elvis Presley Masters 28 (Sony)°
~50's Box 3°+Reconsider Baby° (Acetate)

Notes

The order of recording above is purely an educated guess based on the sequence of production numbers, as it is unknown exactly what was recorded when between January 15 and 18.

At around 13 minutes into the movie 'Loving You' a forty second instrumental version of Candy Kisses can be heard but it's unknown when this was recorded or it it was just recorded on the movie set. It had been rumoured over the years that Elvis actually laid down vocals for this song, but no proof has ever surfaced.

It is unknown exactly when One Night Of Sin was recorded, but the song was found tagged to the end of a master tape containing Teddy Bear from this session, which incidentally was dated as being "1/24/57".

The 'studio talk' before One Night Of Sin on 'Reconsider Baby' is actually from Don't Leave Me Now from February 23 1957.

The two-bar guitar ending from One Night (February 23) was spliced to the end of One Night Of Sin on 'Reconsider Baby', replacing the original bass, drums and piano ending.

An instrumental of Tennessee Saturday Night was originally intended to be used in the movie but was rejected in favour of Peter Cottontail being used instead.

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.


Session Logs
Recording Information
January 16 1957
January 12 1957
Acetates
'Loving You' Acetates
Loving You Acetates
Session Log
January 15 - 18 1957
Session Log January 15 - 18 1957


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