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May 2 1962
(+ 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 Paramount's 'Girls! Girls! Girls!'
Musical Director for Paramount : Joseph Lilley
Engineer : Thorne Nogar

Musicians:   Vocals:
Guitar: Scotty Moore The Amigos: Jose Vadiz; Miguel Alciade; Felix Melendez; Pedro Berrios
Guitar: Barney Kessel Gilda Maiken
Guitar: Hilmer J 'Tiny' Timbrell  
Bass: Keith Mitchell  
Drums: Roy Harte  
Piano: James Rowles  

Mama (The Amigos)
SOX May 2 1962 (Wed)
Take 1        
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4        
Take 5        
Take 6        
Take 7        
Take 8        
Take 9 Complete 2:15 (1 line used for Composite Master) Girls! Girls! Girls! (Memory)°°~Celluloid Rock 1-1°° (Track 16)
Take 10 (M) 2:17 (Used for Composite Master) Girls! Girls! Girls! (FTD)°°~Girls! Girls! Girls! (Memory)°°
~Celluloid Rock 1-1°° (Track 17)

Mama (Composite)
WPA1 8122
   
Spliced M 2:20 (Spliced from LO-10, SOX-10
& 1 line from SOX-09)
Let's Be Friends (LP)°~The Heartbreaker (Mexican "Promo" CD Single)°
~Latino°~Girls! Girls! Girls! (Memory)°+Girls! Girls! Girls! (FTD)°
(Sigh at end)

The Nearness Of You (Gilda Maiken)
TOV May 2 1962 (Wed)
Take NA M 2:41   Acetate° (Listed as TTD-1 but without overdubs - Count-In)

The Nearness Of You (Movie Version)
TTD
Take 1 (M) 2:02+ (Lip-Synch by Stella Stevens in
movie - Additional Overdubs)
Soundtrack°

Dissertation Of The State Of Bliss (Love & Learn)
(Gilda Maiken)
UOV May 2 1962 (Wed)
Take NA M 2:03 Acetate° (Count-In)

Dissertation Of The State Of Bliss (Love And Learn)
(Movie Version)
UTD
Take 1 (M) (Additional Instruments Overdubbed)
(Not Used)

Celito Linda (Gilda Maiken)(?)
VO May 2 1962 (Wed) (?)
(Not Used / Not Recorded?)

Never Let Me Go (Gilda Maiken)
WOV May 2 1962 (Wed)
Take 1 Complete 1:53 (Fast Tempo) Acetate° (Count-In)
Take 2 M 2:00 (Slow Tempo) Acetate° (Count-In)

Never Let Me Go (Movie Version)
WTD
Take 1 (M) 1:09+ (Lip-Synch by Stella Stevens in
movie - Additional Overdubs)
Soundtrack°

Baby, Baby, Baby (Gilda Maiken)
XOV May 2 1962 (Wed)
Take 1
Take 2
Take 3
Take 4
Take 5
Take 6 M 2:07 Acetate° (Count-In)

Baby, Baby, Baby (Movie Version)
XTD
Take 1 (M) 0:32+ (Lip-Synch by Stella Stevens in
movie - Additional Overdubs)
Soundtrack°

Love Is A Lonely Thing (Gilda Maiken)
YOV May 2 1962 (Wed)
Take 1
Take 2 M 2:53 Acetate° (Count-In)

Love Is A Lonely Thing (Movie Version)
YTD
Take 1 (M) (Additional Instruments Overdubbed)
(Not Used)

Just One More Chance (Gilda Maiken)
ZOV May 2 1962 (Wed)
Take 1
Take 2
Take 3 M 2:25 Acetate° (Count-In)

Just One More Chance (Movie Version)
ZTD
Take 1 (M) (Additional Instruments Overdubbed)
(Not Used)

Notes

All tracks on "Celluloid Rock" have channels reversed to the same tracks on the "Memory" release "Elvis Sings Girls! Girls! Girls!", with Elvis' vocals in either the left or right channel. A better stereo image with Elvis' vocal centred, is presented on the same tracks on FTD's 'Girls! Girls! Girls!' soundtrack, 'Double Features - Kid Galahad / Girls! Girls! Girls!', 'Elvis Chante Leiber & Stoller', and "There's Always Me Volume 2".

Additional instruments were overdubbed to the songs by Gilda Maiken and acetates were cut for the use of playback in the movie. These 'Movie Version' acetates were issued with new production numbers (WTD-1, XTD-1 etc...) instead of listing the actual master take numbers (WOV-02, XOV-06 etc...).

Thanks to Rogier van Luyken for sharing his private acetate collection.

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.

Session Logs
Recording Information
Girls! Girls! Girls!
Girls! Girls! Girls!
Tape Legend
Girls! Girls! Girls!
Girls! Girls! Girls!
Recording Information
Girls! Girls! Girls!
Girls! Girls! Girls!

Acetate
Love And Learn
Acetate - Love And Learn (Thanks to Rogier van Luyken)
Acetate
WOV-1 / ZOV-3
Acetate - Never Let Me Go / Just One More Chance (Thanks to Rogier van Luyken)
Acetate
WOV-2 / XOV-6 / YOV-2
Acetate - Never Let Me Go / Baby, Baby, Baby / Love Is A Lonely Thing (Thanks to Rogier van Luyken)

Acetate
The Nearness Of You (TTD-1)
Acetate - The Nearness Of You (Thanks to Rogier van Luyken)

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