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October 27 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)

Radio Recorders Studio B - Hollywood, California
Soundtrack Session for Mirisch Company (United Artists) 'Kid Galahad'
Producer : Jeffrey Alexander
Engineer : Thorne Nogar
(4.00pm - 8.00pm)

Musicians:   Backup Vocals:
Guitar: Scotty Moore The Jordanaires: Gordon Stoker; Neal Matthews; Hoyt Hawkins; Ray
Guitar: Hilmer J 'Tiny' Timbrell Walker
Guitar: Neal Matthews  
Bass: Bob Moore  
Drums: D.J. Fontana  
Drums: Murrey 'Buddy' Harman  
Piano: Dudley Brooks  
Saxophone: Homer 'Boots' Randolph  

I Got Lucky
M5 October 27 1961 (Fri)
Take 1 Complete 1:53 (Announced as M1 take 1) Silver Screen Stereo (FTD)°°+Kid Galahad (FTD)°°~Tape°~Kid Galahad
Sessions Volume 3 (LP)° (Count-In)
Take 2 FS 0:31   Tape°~Kid Galahad Sessions Vol. 3 (LP)°~The Kid Galahad Sessions
(Flashlight)°
Take 3 LFS 1:02   Tape°~Kid Galahad Sessions Vol. 3 (LP)°~The Kid Galahad Sessions
(Flashlight)°
Take 4 FS 0:36   Tape°~Kid Galahad Sessions Vol. 3 (LP)°~The Kid Galahad Sessions
(Flashlight)°
Take 5 FS 0:36   Tape°~Kid Galahad Sessions Vol. 3 (LP)°~The Kid Galahad Sessions
(Flashlight)°
Take 6 FS+M 1:52 (Alternate Master) Kid Galahad (FTD)°° (Count-In+M)+Tape°~Kid Galahad Sessions
Volume 3 (LP)° (FS)

I Got Lucky
N2PB 3135
MX5 October 27 1961 (Fri)
Take 1 LFS 1:41   Tape°~Kid Galahad Sessions Vol. 3 (LP)°~The Kid Galahad Sessions
(Flashlight)°
Take 2 (M) 2:27 (Unedited Master) Kid Galahad (FTD)°°~Double Feat's - Kid Galahad / Girls! Girls! Girls!°°
+Tape°~Kid Galahad Sessions Vol. 3 (LP)° (Count-In)
         
Take 2 M 1:58 (Edited Master) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 8 (Sony)°°~Casting Call (Franklin Mint
Complete Masters Collection 26)°°~Complete Single Collection 10°°
~Kid Galahad (FTD)°

This Is Living
N2PB 3132
M6 October 27 1961 (Fri)
Take 1 FS
0:33   Tape°~Kid Galahad Sessions Vol. 3 (LP)°~The Kid Galahad Sessions
(Flashlight)°
Take 2 Complete 1:27   Kid Galahad (FTD)°°~Tape°~The Hollywood Sessions°~Kid Galahad
Sessions Volume 3 (LP)°
Take 3 Complete 2:10   Tape°~Kid Galahad Sessions Vol. 3 (LP)°~The Kid Galahad Sessions
(Flashlight)°
Take 4 FS 0:26   Tape°~Kid Galahad Sessions Vol. 3 (LP)°~The Kid Galahad Sessions
(Flashlight)°
Take 5 LFS 0:54   Tape°~Kid Galahad Sessions Vol. 3 (LP)°~The Kid Galahad Sessions
(Flashlight)°
Take 6 FS 0:18   Tape°~Kid Galahad Sessions Vol. 3 (LP)°~The Kid Galahad Sessions
(Flashlight)°
Take 7 LFS 1:18   Tape°~Kid Galahad Sessions Vol. 3 (LP)°~The Kid Galahad Sessions
(Flashlight)°
Take 8 Complete 2:08   Elvis For Everyone (FTD)°°~Tape°~Kid Galahad Sessions Vol. 3 (LP)°
~The Kid Galahad Sessions (Flashlight)°
Take 9 FS 0:55   Tape°~Kid Galahad Sessions Vol. 3 (LP)°~The Kid Galahad Sessions
(Flashlight)°
Take 10 M
1:51   Complete Elvis Presley Masters 8 (Sony)°°~Casting Call (Franklin Mint
Comp. Masters Collection 26)°°~Kid Galahad (FTD)°°~Double Features
- Kid Galahad / Girls! Girls! Girls!°°~Kid Galahad (FTD)°~(EP)°+Tape°
~Kid Galahad Sessions Volume 3 (LP)° (Count-In)

King Of The Whole Wide World (Remake)
N2PB 3131
M7 October 27 1961 (Fri)
Take 1 FS
0:57   Kid Galahad (FTD)°°+The Last Temptation Of Elvis°~Kid Galahad
Sessions Volume 3 (LP)°
Take 2 FS 0:39   Kid Galahad (FTD)°°+The Last Temptation Of Elvis°~Kid Galahad
Sessions Volume 3 (LP)°
Take 3 Complete 2:54   Kid Galahad (FTD)°° (Count-In)~Out In Hollywood (FTD)°°+The Last
Temptation Of Elvis°~The Hollywood Sessions°~Kid Galahad Sessions
Volume 3 (LP)°
Take 4 M
2:45 (Unedited Master) Kid Galahad (FTD)°°~Double Features - Kid Galahad / Girls!Girls! Girls!°°
+Tape°~Kid Galahad Sessions Volume 3 (LP)° (Count-In)
         
Take 4 M 2:09 (Master Faded) (RPA1 7391) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 8 (Sony)°°~Casting Call (Franklin Mint
Complete Masters Collection 26)°°~Complete Single Collection 10°°
~Kid Galahad (FTD)°~(EP)°~Return Of The Rocker°

Notes

I Got Lucky (First Version - M5) on 'Silver Screen Stereo' (FTD) is listed as Alternate Master, but this is actually Take 1. We get Take 1 again on FTD's 'Kid Galahad' soundtrack (with count-in), along with the correct Alternate Master (Take 6), but it is wrongly listed in the "In & Outakes" section and also 'Sessions III' that Take 6 was on 'Silver Screen Stereo'.

Some of the original mono masters as first released in 1962 were shortened for release. They are released in their original form on 'Follow That Dream (FTD)' along with the longer stereo masters as first released on 'Double Features'. On Sony's 'Complete Elvis Presley Masters' collection and the Franklin Mint set they are released in their original edited form but in stereo.

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 Fred Whobrey Sr. (Ebay user: 1cooldj) for some scans of his acetates.

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