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June 25 / 26 1961
(+ 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
Producer : Steve Sholes
Engineer : Bill Porter
(June 25 : 6.00pm - 9.00pm / 9.30pm - 12.30am)
(June 26 : 1.00am - 4.00am / 4.30am - 7.30am)

Musicians:   Backup Vocals:
Guitar: Scotty Moore The Jordanaires: Gordon Stoker; Neal Matthews; Hoyt Hawkins; Ray
Guitar: Hank Garland Walker
Guitar: Neal Matthews (1.00am - 7.30am) Millie Kirkham
Bass: Bob Moore  
Drums: D.J. Fontana  
Drums: Murrey 'Buddy' Harman  
Piano: Floyd Cramer  
Piano: Gordon Stoker (6.00pm - 9.00pm)  
Claves: Homer 'Boots' Randolph  
Organ: Floyd Cramer (I'm Yours)  

Kiss Me Quick
M2WW 0857
  June 25 1961 (Sun)
Take 1 Complete 3:03   Pot Luck (FTD)°°~Studio B (FTD)°°~Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°°
~There's Always Me Volume 2°°
Take 2 Complete 2:54   Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°°
Take 3 Complete 3:01   Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°°
Take 4 Complete 2:56   Pot Luck (FTD)°°~Close Up 3°°~Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°° (Count-In)
~The Dutch Collection°°~80th Anniversary - Special Edition°°
Take 5 LFS 1:28   Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°°
Take 6 Complete 2:57   Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°°
Take 7 Complete 2:53   Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°°
Take 8 LFS 0:48   Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°°
Take 9 Complete 2:51   Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°°
Take 10 Complete 2:46   Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°°~Especially For You°°
Take 11 Complete 2:52   Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°°
Take 12 M 2:48   Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 7 (Sony)°°~In The Mood (Franklin Mint
Complete Masters Collection 24)°°~Elvis 75 CD2°°~Pot Luck (FTD)°°
~Complete Single Collection 4°°~Pot Luck°°~60's Box 2°°
+The Definitive Love Album°° (Edited)+Elvis Forever Volume 2° (1st
Pressing)~Viva Las Vegas (EP)° (Spain)

That's Someone You Never Forget
M2WW 0858
  June 25 1961 (Sun)
Take 1 Complete 3:03 (Acoustic Guitar) 60's Box 5°°+Pot Luck (FTD)°° (Dialogue)+There's Always Me Vol. 3°°
(Count-In & Dialogue)
Take 2 FS 0:57   Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°° (Faded)+There's Always Me Volume 3°°
(Count-In+Dialogue)
Take 3 FS 0:35   Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°° (Faded)
Take 4 FS+LFS 1:31   Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°° (Faded)
Take 5 Complete 2:50 (Electric Guitar) Pot Luck (FTD)°°~Studio B (FTD)°°~Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°°
~There's Always Me Volume 3°°
Take 6 FS+FS 0:49   Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°°
Take 7 Complete 2:58   Pot Luck (FTD)°°~Close Up 3°°~Unsurpassed Masters 1-4°°~24 Carat
Gold°°+Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°° (Count-In)
Take 8 M 2:49   Complete Elvis Presley Masters 7 (Sony)°°~In The Mood (Franklin
Mint Complete Masters Collection 24)°°~Pot Luck (FTD)°°~Complete
Single Collection 5°°~Pot Luck°°~60's Box 2°°

I'm Yours
M2WW 0859
  June 26 1961 (Mon)
Take 1 Complete 2:28   Pot Luck (FTD)°°~60's Box 5°°+Tape°° (Count-In)~There's Always Me 3°°
Take 2 2xFS
+Comp.
3:02   Pot Luck (FTD)°°~Long Lonely Highway (FTD)+Tape°°~Kiss Me Quick
Little Sister°° (Count-In)~24 Carat Gold°° (1st FS+Complete only)
Take 3 FS+LFS 0:47   Tape°°~Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°° (Count-In)~24 Carat Gold°°
(1st FS only)
Take 4 Complete 2:32   Pot Luck (FTD)°°~Studio B (FTD)°°+Tape°°~Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°°
(Count-In)~There's Always Me Volume 3°°
Take 5 Complete 2:20   Pot Luck (FTD)°°~Today, Tomorrow & Forever 2°°~Unsurp. Mast. 1-4°°
+Tape°°~Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°° (Count-In)~24 Carat Gold°°
Take 6 Complete 2:31 (Used for Composite Master) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 28 (Sony)°°~Songs Of The Sixties
(Franklin Mint Complete Masters Collection 2)°°~Tickle Me (FTD)°°
(Wrongly listed as 'Undubbed Single Master')+Tape°° (Count-In)

I'm Yours (Work Part 1 - Ending)
  June 26 1961 (Mon)
Take 1 FS+Comp 0:49   Tape°°~There's Always Me Volume 3°° (Count-In)~Kiss Me Quick Little
Sister°°
Take 2 (M) 0:25 (Used for Composite Master) Tape°°~Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°°

I'm Yours (Composite)
M2WW 0859
   
Spliced M 2:23 (Spliced from Take 6 &
Work Part 1 - Ending Take 2)
(Single Version)
HITStory°°+Comp. Single Collection 4°~Rare Elvis°~Tickle Me Soundtr'k°

I'm Yours (Vocal Overdub)
M2WW 0859
  June 26 1961 (Mon)
Take 1     (Vocal Overdub of Composite Master)  
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4        
Take 5     (Spoken Part used for Spliced Master)  
Take 6     (Used for Spliced Master)  
         
Spliced M 2:22 (Spliced from takes 6 & 5)
(Album Version)
Comp Elvis Presley Masters 7 (Sony)°°~In The Mood (Franklin Mint Comp
Masters Collection 24)°°~Pot Luck (FTD)°°~(BMG '99)°°~60's Box 2°°

(Marie's the Name) His Latest Flame
M2WW 0860
  June 26 1961 (Mon)
Take 1 FS+LFS
+Tryout
3:18 (MPA5 9179) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 30 (Sony)°° (Count-In+FS+Part of LFS
+Tryout)~Studio B (FTD)°° (Tryout)~Something For Everybody (FTD)°°
(Count-In+LFS - Edited)+Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°°~There's Always
Me Volume 3°° (FS+LFS+Tryout)~Rare Elvis Volume 3°°(Count-In+FS+
Part of LFS)
Take 2 FS+Comp 2:28   Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Studio B (FTD)°°+Kiss Me Quick Little
Sister°°~There's Always Me Volume 3°° (Count-In)
Take 3 FS+Comp 2:20 (MPA5 9179) Something For Everybody (FTD)°° (FS)+Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°°
~There's Always Me Volume 3°° (Count-In+FS+Complete)~Rare Elvis
Volume 3°° (Count-In+FS)
Take 4 Complete 2:13 (MPA5 9179) Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°° (Count-In)
~His Latest Flame (CD Single)°°~60's Box 5°°~Rare Elvis Volume 3°°
(Talking only)
Take 5 4xFS 1:58 (MPA5 9179) Something For Everybody (FTD)°° (4xFS)~Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°°
(Count-In+Last 2xFS)~Rare Elvis Vol 3°° (1st 2xFS+Count-In+Last 2xFS)
Take 6 Complete 2:12 (MPA5 9179) Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°°
~Rare Elvis Volume 3°° (Count-in & 1st few seconds only)
Take 7 FS 0:32   Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°° (Faded)
Take 8 M 2:06 (RPA1 7392) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 7 (Sony)°°~Heartache (Franklin Mint
Comp. Mast. Collection 6)°°~Elvis 75-Good Rockin' Tonight 2 (Legacy)°°
~Elvis 75 CD2°°~Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Complete Single
Collection 3°°~60's Box 2°°+E1 (30 #1 Hits)°°+Return Of The Rocker°°
Take 9 LFS 0:45   Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°° (Faded)+There's Always Me Volume 4°°
Take 10 LFS 0:48   Something For Everybody (FTD)°° (Extra Dialogue)~Kiss Me Quick Little
Sister°° (Faded)~There's Always Me Volume 4°°
Take 11 FS 0:32   Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~A Legendary Performer Volume 8°°
~Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°°~There's Always Me Volume 4°°
Take 12 FS+Comp 2:20 (MPA5 9179) Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Close Up 3°°~A Legendary Performer
Volume 8°°~Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°°~There's Always Me Vol. 4°°
~Rare Elvis Volume 3°° (Complete - Listed as Take 6)

Little Sister
M2WW 0861
  June 26 1961 (Mon)
Take 1 FS
0:24 (MPA5 9180) Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Studio B (FTD)°°~Kiss Me Quick
Little Sister°°~Alternate Golden Hits Vol 3°°~Rare Elvis Volume 3°°
Take 2 FS 0:20 (MPA5 9180) Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Studio B (FTD)°°~Kiss Me Quick
Little Sister°°~Alternate Golden Hits Vol 3°°~Rare Elvis Vol 3°° (Faded)
Take 3 FS+Comp 2:55 (MPA5 9180) Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Studio B (FTD)°°(FS+Complete)
+Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°°~Alternate Golden Hits Volume 3°°
(Count-In+FS+Complete)~There's Always Me Vol. 3°° (FS+Complete)
~Rare Elvis Volume 3°° (Count-In+FS)
Take 4 FS+M 2:58 (MPA5 9180)(RPA1 7393) Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 7 (Sony)°°~The King Of Rock 'n' Roll
(Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 36)°°~Elvis 75 - Good Rockin'
Tonight 2 (Legacy)°°~Something For Everybody (FTD)°° (Count-In+FS+M)
~Second To None°°~Complete Single Collection 3°°~60's Box 2°° (Master
only)+Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°°~Alt. Golden Hits Vol 3°° (Count-In+FS)
~Rare Elvis Vol 3°° (FS)+Return Of The Rocker°°+Elvis Forever Vol. 2°
(1st Pressing)
Take 5 LFS 0:52 (MPA5 9180) Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°°
~Alternate Golden Hits Volume 3°° (Count-In)~Rare Elvis Volume 3°°
Take 6 Complete 2:35 (MPA5 9180) Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°°
~Alternate Golden Hits Volume 3°° ~Bilko's Gold Cuts°° (Count-In)
~La Legende Volume 1°°~Rare Elvis Volume 3°°
Take 7 LFS 0:54   Something For Everybody (FTD)°°+Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°°
~Alternate Golden Hits Volume 3°° (Count-In)
Take 8 FS+FS 0:22   Something For Everybody (FTD)°° (Count-In+2nd FS)+Kiss Me Quick
Little Sister°°~Alternate Golden Hits Volume 3°° (Count-In+FS+FS)
Take 9 FS+Comp 3:07   Something For Everybody (FTD)°°+Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°°
~Alternate Golden Hits Volume 3°° (Count-In)~Essential Elvis Volume 6°°
~There's Always Me Volume 3°°
Take 10 LFS 1:00   Kiss Me Quick Little Sister°° (Between FS+Complete Take 9)+Alternate
Golden Hits Volume 3°° (Count-In)
Take 11 LFS 1:05 (MPA5 9180) Rare Elvis Volume 3°° (Dialogue only)+Alternate Golden Hits Volume 3°°
(Count-In+LFS)

Notes

An edited (2:19) version of Kiss Me Quick, with omitted parts of verses (First verse - "‘Cause tomorrows can be so uncertain, Love can fly and leave just hurting, Kiss me quick because I love you so. Kiss me quick and make my heart go crazy, Sigh that sigh and whisper oh so low"), was released in 1987 on the BMG Ariola release 'The Definitive Love Album'.

Kiss Me Quick was released without backing vocals on the 1964 Spanish EP 'Viva Las Vegas' (3-20820). This was done by eliminating one of the stereo channels.

Kiss Me Quick was also released without backing vocals on the 1980 1st pressing of the German RCA release 'Elvis Forever Volume 2' (with matrixnumber CL 42853). As above, 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.

I'm Yours on CD2 of '24 Carat Gold' is actually the first FS of Take 2 followed by the first FS of Take 3, then Complete take of Take 2.

The Stereo 'Single' Master of I'm Yours is incorrectly listed on the FTD release of 'Tickle Me' and the Franklin Mint set, where it's actually just the complete Take 6 without the splice with 'Work Part' Take 2. The only release to find the true Stereo 'Single' Master of I'm Yours is on the U.S.A. edition of the 'HITStory' compilation where curiously it has the same ISRC as the Franklin Mint set!

What is listed as being Take 6 of His Latest Flame on 'Rare Elvis Volume 3' (and 'The EP Collection Volume 2') is actually only the count-in for, and the first few seconds of Take 6 ("A very old friend came by to..."), the rest is from Take 12 ("...day" to end). The "In & Outakes" section of FTD's 'Something For Everybody' also incorrectly lists Take 6 as first being released on 'The EP Collection Volume 2'.

On Disc 30 of Sony's 'Complete Elvis Presley Masters' collection is a studio rehearsal of His Latest Flame which consists of the count-in for take 1, the false start, an edit of the long false start and the tryout of Take 1.

Remixed versions of His Latest Flame & Little Sister can be found on 'Return Of The Rocker'.

Another remixed version of His Latest Flame can be found on 'Elvis 30 #1 Hits (E1)'.

A different remixed version of Little Sister can be found on the 1980 1st pressing of the German RCA release 'Elvis Forever Volume 2'.

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.

Thanks to Roger Browne for pointing out the mistake regarding Take 6 of His Latest Flame.

Thanks to Bill Waters for pointing out the Stereo 'Single' Master of I'm Yours on the U.S edition of 'HITStory'.

Thanks to Adrian V Stokes regarding the edited versions of songs on the BMG Ariola set of 'Definitive' albums.

Thanks to Rogier van Luyken for information regarding Take 4 of Kiss Me Quick being on 'Elvis Presley - The Dutch Collection'.

Thanks to Cayetano Chaves Prian for information regarding the Spanish EP release of 'Viva Las Vegas'.

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