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March 20 / 21 1960
(+ 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)

RCA Studio B - Nashville, Tennessee
Producers : Steve Sholes / Chet Atkins
Engineer : Bill Porter

Musicians:   Backup Vocals:
Guitar: Elvis Presley The Jordanaires: Gordon Stoker; Neal Matthews; Hoyt Hawkins; Ray
Guitar: Scotty Moore Walker
Electric Bass: Hank Garland  
Bass: Bob Moore  
Drums: D.J. Fontana  
Drums: Murrey 'Buddy' Harman  
Piano: Floyd Cramer  

Make Me Know It
L2WB 0081
  March 20 1960 (Sun: 8.00pm - 12.00am)
Take 1 Complete 2:37   Elvis Is Back (FTD)°°~Close Up 3°° (2:19)
Take 2        
Take 3 Complete 2:12   Elvis Is Back (FTD)°°~Essential Elvis Volume 6°°
Take 4        
Take 5        
Take 6        
Take 7        
Take 8        
Take 9 FS 0:14   Elvis Is Back (FTD)°°
Take 10 FS 0:08   Elvis Is Back (FTD)°°
Take 11 FS+Comp 2:18   Elvis Is Back (FTD)°°~Fame & Fortune (FTD)°°
Take 12        
Take 13        
Take 14        
Take 15        
Take 16        
Take 17 FS 0:38   Elvis Is Back (FTD)°°~Today, Tomorrow & Forever 2°° (0:35)
Take 18 Complete 2:08   Elvis Is Back (FTD)°°~Today, Tomorrow & Forever 2°°
Take 19 M 2:01   Complete Elvis Presley Masters 5 (Sony)°°~Soldier Boy (Franklin Mint
Complete Masters Collection 15)°°~Elvis Is Back (FTD)°°~(24 Bit)°°
~Elvis Is Back (DCC)°°~(BMG - '99)°°~60's Box 1°°+Welcome Home
Elvis (FTD)°

Soldier Boy
L2WB 0082
  March 20 1960 (Sun: 8.00pm - 12.00am)
Take 1 Complete 3:08   Elvis Is Back (FTD)°°~Essential Elvis Volume 6°°
Take 2 FS 0:47   Elvis Is Back (FTD)°°~The Colonels Collection°°~Tiger Man - An
Alternate Anthology Volume 1°°
Take 3 3xFS 1:19   Elvis Is Back (FTD)°° (Last FS only)+The Colonels Collection°°
~Tiger Man - An Alternate Anthology Volume 1°°
Take 4        
Take 5        
Take 6        
Take 7 2xFS+
Complete
3:39   Elvis Is Back (FTD)°°~Fame & Fortune (FTD)°°~Colonels Collection°°
(2xFS only)
Take 8        
Take 9 FS 0:47 (Fast Tempo) Elvis Is Back (FTD)°°~The Colonels Collection°°~Tiger Man Volume 1°°
("Take 8")
Take 10 Complete 2:52   Elvis Is Back (FTD)°°~Close up 3°°~The Colonels Collection°°
~Tiger Man - An Alternate Anthology Volume 1°° ("Take 9")
Take 11        
Take 12 FS      
Take 13 FS      
Take 14 LFS 0:35    
Take 15 M 3:06   Complete Elvis Presley Masters 5 (Sony)°°~Soldier Boy (Franklin Mint
Complete Masters Collection 15)°°~Elvis Is Back (FTD)°°~(24 Bit)°°
~Elvis Is Back (DCC)°°~60's Box 1°°+Welcome Home Elvis (FTD)°+Elvis
Is Back (BMG - '99)°° (Edited Intro)

Stuck On You
L2WB 0083
  March 21 1960 (Mon: 12.30am - 3.30am)
Take 1 FS+Comp 2:34   Elvis Is Back (FTD)°°~Fame & Fortune (FTD)°°~There's Always Me°°
(Listed as Alternate Take - No Count-In)
Take 2 Incomp. 2:23   Elvis Is Back (FTD)°°~Essential Elvis Volume 6°°
Take 3 M 2:20   Complete Elvis Presley Masters 5 (Sony)°°~Soldier Boy (Franklin Mint
Complete Masters Collection 15)°°~Elvis 75 - Good Rockin' Tonight 2
(Legacy)°° ~Elvis 75 CD1°°~Elvis Is Back (FTD)°°~Complete Single
Collection 3°°~24 Karat Hits°°~Elvis' Golden Records Vol. 3°° (24 Bit)
~60's Box 1°°+E1 (30 #1 Hits)°°

Fame And Fortune
L2WB 0084
  March 21 1960 (Mon: 12.30am - 3.30am)
Take 1 4xFS+
Complete
3:25 (High Key "Elvis sings Fame alone") There's Always Me Volume 4°° (Complete only)+Tape°°
Take 2 Complete 2:35 (HPA5 6335) Elvis Is Back (FTD)°°~A Legendary Performer Volume 3°° (LP)+Tape°°
Take 3 FS+LFS 1:28   Unsurpassed Masters 1-4°°~24 Carat Gold°°+Tape°°
Take 4 LFS 1:27   Elvis Is Back (FTD)°°~There's Always Me Volume 4°°+Tape°°
Take 5 FS+Comp 2:45 (Low Key) Elvis Is Back (FTD)°°~Fame & Fortune (FTD)°°~Unsurpassed Masters
1-4°° (Complete only) ~24 Carat Gold°° (Complete only)~There's Always
Me Volume 4°° (FS only - Not listed)
Take 6 LFS 0:50   There's Always Me Volume 4°°+Tape°°
Take 7 FS+Comp 2:41   There's Always Me Volume 4°°+Tape°°
Take 8 FS+Comp 2:47   There's Always Me°° (Listed as Alt. Take - No Count-In)+Tape°°
Take 9 FS+Comp 2:49   Unsurpassed Masters 1-4°°~24 Carat Gold°°
Take 10 LFS 1:28   Unsurpassed Masters 1-4°°~24 Carat Gold°°
Take 11 Complete 2:33   Unsurpassed Masters 1-4°°~24 Carat Gold°°
Take 12 LFS 1:30   Unsurpassed Masters 1-4°°~24 Carat Gold°°
Take 13        
Take 14 Complete 2:39 (Used for Spliced Master) Bilko's Gold Cuts°° (Part used for Master cut from tape)+Tape°°
Take 15     (Used for Spliced Master)  
         
Spliced M 2:32 (Spliced from takes 15 & 14) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 5 (Sony)°°~Soldier Boy (Franklin Mint
Complete Masters Collection 15)°°~Elvis Is Back (FTD)°°~Complete
Single Collection 3°°~60's Box 1°°

A Mess Of Blues
L2WB 0085
  March 21 1960 (Mon: 4.00am - 7.00am)
Take 1 2xFS+
Complete
2:56   Elvis Is Back (FTD)°°~Long Lonely Highway (FTD)°°~Platinum 2°°
(Complete only - Listed as Alternate Take)~There's Always Me°°
(Complete only - Listed as Alternate Take)
Take 2 FS 0:22   Elvis Is Back (FTD)°°
Take 3 Complete 2:28   Elvis Is Back (FTD)°°
Take 4        
Take 5 M 2:42 (RPA1 7394) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 5 (Sony)°°~Rhythm & Blues (Franklin Mint
Complete Masters Collection 9)°°~Elvis 75 - Good Rockin' Tonight 2
(Legacy)°°~Elvis 75 CD1°°~Elvis Is Back (FTD)°°~Rhythm & Blues
(Time Life Elvis Presley Collection Vol. 8)°°~Complete Single Coll. 3°°
~Second To None°°~60's Box 1°°+Return Of The Rocker°°+Elvis
Forever Volume 2° (1st Pressing)

It Feels So Right
L2WB 0086
  March 21 1960 (Mon: 4.00am - 7.00am)
Take 1 Complete 2:09   Elvis Is Back (FTD)°°~Close Up 3°°
Take 2 Complete 2:09   Elvis Is Back (FTD)°°+Long Lonely Highway (FTD)°°
Take 3 Complete 2:28   Elvis Is Back (FTD)°°~Platinum 2°° (Listed as Alternate Take)~There's
Always Me°° (Listed as Alternate Take)
Take 4 FS 0:12   Elvis Is Back (FTD)°° (With Count-In from Take 3)
Take 5 M 2:11   Complete Elvis Presley Masters 5 (Sony)°°~Rhythm & Blues (Franklin Mint
Complete Masters Collection 9)°°~Elvis Is Back (FTD)°°~(24 Bit)°°
~60's Box 1°°+Welcome Home Elvis (FTD)°

Notes

Take 3 of Soldier Boy is three False Starts, but is listed as Takes 3, 4, 5 and 6 (Dialogue) on the bootleg "Tiger Man - An Alternate Anthology Volume 1". On the same release, Take 9 is listed as Take 8 and Take 10 is listed as Take 9.

Soldier Boy - Takes 12 to 14 are mentioned in Joan Deary's session notes printed on page 5 in the memory log of 'A Legendary Performer Volume 3'.

A remixed version of Stuck On You can be found on 'Elvis 30 #1 Hits (E1)'.

A remixed version of A Mess Of Blues (RPA1 7394) can be found on 'Return Of The Rocker'.

A Mess Of Blues was released with backing vocals way back in the mix on the 1980 1st pressing of the German RCA release 'Elvis Forever Volume 2' (with matrixnumber CL 42853). This was done by eliminating one of the stereo channels. When RCA discovered the mistake they made a new LP master with new matrix number CPL 42853.

The takes of Fame And Fortune on the bootleg "There's Always Me Volume 4" have the left and right channels swapped, although they are correct on "There's Always Me (Volume 1)".

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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