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January 21 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 'Tiny' Timbrell Jarrett
Bass: Bill Black  
Drums: D.J. Fontana  
Piano: Gordon Stoker  
Piano: Dudley Brooks  
Piano: Hoyt Hawkins  
Harmonica: George Fields  

Party (Vocal & Group)
H2WB 2195
A1X January 21 1957 (Mon: 9.00am - 2.00pm)
Take 1        
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4        
Take 5        
Take 6        
Take 7        
Take 8        
Take 9        
Take 10        
Take 11 M 1:28 (Record Version) Loving You (FTD)°~(DSD)°~Complete Elvis Presley Masters 3 (Sony)°
~Elvis Goes To Hollywood (Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 19)°
~Elvis 75 CD1°~Elvis Rock (DSD)°~50's Box 3°~Soundtrack° (2nd version
in movie)

Mean Woman Blues (Alt. Intro / Ending Version)
BX January 21 1957 (Mon: 9.00am - 2.00pm)
Take 1        
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4        
Take 5        
Take 6        
Take 7 M 2:34 (Intro & Ending used for
Composite Movie Version
Loving You (FTD)°

Mean Woman Blues (Movie Version Transfer)
'Take 1' (M) 2:18 (Binaural transfer of Record

Mean Woman Blues (Screaming Girls)
Take 1 (M)   (Used for Composite Movie

Mean Woman Blues (Movie Version - Composite)
SPA5 2870
Spliced M 2:35 (Spliced from BX-07 & BY-01 with
BDL-01 overdubbed) (LPA5 5812)
Essential Elvis Volume 1°~This Is Elvis°~Soundtrack°

Detour (Instrumental - End Version)
EX January 21 1957 (Mon: 3.30pm - 8.00pm)
Take 1        
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4        
Take 5        
Take 6 M      


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 21 and 22.

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 if 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.

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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January 21 1957
January 12 1957
'Loving You' Acetates
Loving You Acetates