On FTD's 'Classic Album' edition of 'Blue Hawaii'
all outtakes and masters have had the left and
right channels corrected as opposed to other releases
of this material, where they were reversed (i.e.
'Japanese 24 Bit', 'BMG '97 Collectors Edition',
'Today, Tomorrow & Forever' & 'Close Up').
For the movie version of Ku-U-I-Po the
original male backing vocals were eliminated from
the Master (CO Take 9) and replaced with female
It is unknown exactly when the female backing
vocals were overdubbed to Ku-U-I-Po and
Island Of Love but this date would seem
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.