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March 9 - March 23 1964
(+ 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 'Roustabout'
Paramount Producer : Joseph Lilley
Engineer : Dave Wiechman

Musicians:    
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It's Carnival Time (Vocal Overdub - Continued)
HOV March 9 (Mon) - March 23 1964 (Mon)
Take 10     (Take numbering continued)  
Take 11        
Take 12 (M) 1:32 (Movie Version) Soundtrack° (1st Version - Long)+Soundtrack° (2nd Version - Short)

Notes

The movie version of It's Carnival Time is a different vocal overdub take to that of the record version, and that same version appears twice in the movie, one with instrumental overdubs of the intro and one edited version. In a letter dated March 6 1964, it is indicated that Paramount were not happy with Elvis' original March 5 vocal on It's Carnival Time, so Tom Diskin promised Paramount that Elvis would record a new vocal to the song. It is unknown exactly when this second overdub session took place but it was sometime after March 6 and before March 24, when a new tape dub ("Short Version") was made for Paramount.

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 Ernst Jørgensen for the information regarding the vocal overdub of It's Carnival Time.

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