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January 22 1963
(+ 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 'Fun In Acapulco'
Musical Director for Paramount : Joseph Lilley
Engineer : Dave Wiechman
(1.00pm - 7.00pm / 8.00pm - 1.15am)

Musicians:   Backup Vocals:
Guitar:
Scotty Moore The Jordanaires: Gordon Stoker; Neal Matthews; Hoyt Hawkins; Ray
Guitar: Barney Kessel Walker
Guitar / Mandolin: Hilmer J 'Tiny' Timbrell The Amigo's : Jose Vadiz; Miguel Alciade; German Vega; Pedro Berrios
Bass: Ray Siegel  
Drums: D.J. Fontana  
Drums: Hal Blaine  
Percussion: Emil Radocchia  
Piano: Dudley Brooks  
Trumpet: Anthony Terran  
Trumpet: Rudolph Loera  

Bossa Nova Baby
PPA3 4431
AO January 22 1963 (Tue)
Take 1 FS
0:19   Fun In Acapulco (FTD)°°
Take 2 Complete 2:21   Platinum 2°°~Elvis Chante Leiber & Stoller°°+Fun In Acapulco (FTD)°°
(Count-in)(Clipped)
Take 3 Complete 2:49   Fun In Acapulco (FTD)°°
Take 4 FS 0:19   Elvis For Everyone (FTD)°°
Take 5 Complete 2:12   Elvis For Everyone (FTD)°°
Take 6        
Take 7        
Take 8        
Take 9        
Take 10        
Take 11 M 2:13   Complete Elvis Presley Masters 9 (Sony)°°~Around The World (Franklin
Mint Complete Masters Collection 20)°°~Elvis 75 - Good Rockin'
Tonight 3 (Legacy)°°~Elvis 75 CD2°°~Fun In Acapulco (Remastered
Soundtrack)°°~Fun In Acapulco (FTD)°°~Second To None°°~Complete
Single Collection 3°°~Elvis Chante Leiber & Stoller°°~Double Features
- It Happened At The Worlds Fair / Fun In Acapulco°°+Elvis Acetates
Volume 1 (Memory)° (Count-in)+Top Ten Hits° (Remix - SPA1 4191)
+Latino°° (Extended - 5:10)

Bossa Nova Baby (Movie Version)
   
Spliced (M)
1:47 (Instrumental solo removed & last
"Bossa Nova, Bossa Nova" repeated)
Tape°°~Soundtrack°

I Think I'm Gonna Like It Here
PPA3 4430
BO January 22 1963 (Tue)
Take 1 Complete 2:53   Fun In Acapulco (FTD)°°
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4        
Take 5        
Take 6        
Take 7 Complete   (Used for Spliced Master -
2nd to last line)

 
Take 8        
Take 9        
Take 10 Complete 3:08 (Used for Spliced Master -
0:00-2:37 / 2:43-2:53)
The Elvis Acetates Volume 1 (Memory)°
         
Spliced M 2:53 (Spliced from Takes 10 & 7) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 9 (Sony)°°~Around The World (Franklin
Mint Complete Masters Collection 20)°°~Fun In Acapulco (Remastered
Soundtrack)°°~Fun In Acapulco (FTD)°°~Double Features - It Happened
At The Worlds Fair / Fun In Acapulco°°

Mexico
PPA3 4425
CO January 22 1963 (Tue)
Take 1 FS 0:36   Fun In Acapulco (FTD)°° (Count-in)~Hard Knocks (Venus)°°
Take 2 Complete 2:07   Fun In Acapulco (FTD)°°~Today, Tomorrow & Forever 2°°
~Hard Knocks (Venus)°°
Take 3        
Take 4        
Take 5 M 2:10   Complete Elvis Presley Masters 9 (Sony)°°~Around The World (Franklin
Mint Complete Masters Collection 20)°°~Fun In Acapulco (Remastered
Soundtrack)°°~Fun In Acapulco (FTD)°°~Double Features - It Happened
At The Worlds Fair / Fun In Acapulco°°+The Elvis Acetates Volume 1
(Memory)° (Count-in)
Take 6 Complete 2:10 (Same lyrics as boy's Vocal
overdub of Movie Version)
Fun In Acapulco (FTD)°°
Take 7 (M) 1:58 (Alternate Master) Out In Hollywood (FTD)°°~Fun In Acapulco (FTD)°° (Clipped)

Mexico (Movie Version - Vocal Overdub)
COV ? January 22 1963 (Tue)
Take NA (M) 2:07 (Overdub of CO-05 by Larry Domasin) The Elvis Acetates Volume 1 (Memory)°~Soundtrack°

Mexico (Instrumental)
COD January 22 1963 (Tue)
Take 1
Take 2
Take 3 (M)

The Bullfighter Was A Lady
PPA3 4428
DO January 22 1963 (Tue)
Take 1        
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4 FS 0:46   Fun In Acapulco (FTD)°°
Take 5 FS 0:43   Fun In Acapulco (FTD)°°
Take 6 Complete 2:22   Fun In Acapulco (FTD)°°
Take 7     (Used for Spliced Master)  
Take 8        
Take 9     (Used for Spliced Master)  
         
Spliced M 2:04 (Spliced from Takes 9 & 7) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 9 (Sony)°°~Girls! Girls! & More Girls!
(Franklin Mint Complete Masters Collection 17)°°~Fun In Acapulco
(Remastered Soundtrack)°°~Fun In Acapulco (FTD)°°~Double Features -
It Happened At The Worlds Fair / Fun In Acapulco°°
+The Elvis Acetates Volume 1 (Memory)° (With count-in for Take 9)

Marguerita
PPA3 4427
EO January 22 1963 (Tue)
Take 1        
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4        
Take 5        
Take 6 Complete 2:53   Fun In Acapulco (FTD)°°~Hard Knocks (Venus)°°
Take 7 FS 0:35   Hard Knocks (Venus)°°
Take 8 M 2:42   Complete Elvis Presley Masters 9 (Sony)°°~Girls! Girls! & More Girls!
(Franklin Mint Complete Masters Collection 17)°°~Fun In Acapulco
(Remastered Soundtrack)°°~Fun In Acapulco (FTD)°°~Double Features -
It Happened At The Worlds Fair / Fun In Acapulco°°

Vino, Dinero Y Amor
PPA3 4424
FO January 22 1963 (Tue)
Take 1 Complete 2:08   Elvis For Everyone (FTD)°°
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4        
Take 5 M 1:56   Complete Elvis Presley Masters 9 (Sony)°°~Around The World (Franklin
Mint Complete Masters Collection 20)°°~Fun In Acapulco (Remastered
Soundtrack)°°~Fun In Acapulco (FTD)°°~Double Features - It Happened
At The Worlds Fair / Fun In Acapulco°°~The Elvis Acetates Volume 1
(Memory)°

Vino, Dinero Y Amor (Amigo's - Club Version)
GO January 22 1963 (Tue)
Take 1
Take 2
Take 3
Take 4 (M) 1:06 Soundtrack°

Vino, Dinero Y Amor (Amigo's - Boat Version)
HO January 22 1963 (Tue)
Take 1
Take 2
Take 3 (M) 0:30+ Soundtrack°

Notes

The record version of The Bullfighter Was a Lady is listed as being spliced from takes 9 and 7. However the acetate version on "The Elvis Acetates Volume 1" (Memory) listed as take 9, does not reveal any unique parts. This is actually the spliced master but with the count-in for take 9, as sometimes happens when acetates are cut.

An extended (5:10) mix of Bossa Nova Baby was released on a 12" Single in March 1987, and can also be found on the bootleg "Loose Ends Volume 3".

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
Fun In Acapulco
Fun In Acapulco
Tape Legend
January 22 1963
Tape Legend - January 22 1963
Acetate
Vino, Dinero Y Amor
Vino, Dinero Y Amor - Acetate

 
Acetate
Mexico (Take 7)
Mexico (Take 7) - Acetate
 

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