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June 11 / 12 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 MGM's 'Girl Happy'
Musical Director for MGM : George Stoll
Engineer : Dave Wiechman

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

Cross My Heart And Hope To Die
SPA3 2007
2004 June 11 1964 (Thur: 7.00pm - 11.45pm)
Take 1 LFS
     
Take 2 LFS      
Take 3 LFS      
Take 4 LFS      
Take 5 LFS      
Take 6 Complete 2:05   Out In Hollywood (FTD)°°+Girl Happy (FTD)°° (Clipped)
Take 7 LFS      
Take 8 LFS 1:26   Girl Happy At The Worlds Fair°+Tape° (Count-in)
Take 9 LFS 1:47 (Used for Spliced Master) Girl Happy (FTD)°°~Girl Happy At The Worlds Fair°
Take 10 FS 0:11   Girl Happy (FTD)°°
Take 11 Complete 2:01 (Used for Spliced Master) Girl Happy (FTD)°°~Girl Happy At The Worlds Fair° (Faded)+Tape°
(Complete)
         
Spliced (M) 1:56 (Spliced from Takes 9 & 11)  
         
Overdub M 1:56 (Piano intro overdubbed to Spliced
Master)
Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 11 (Sony)°°~Sun Sand & Surf (Franklin
Mint Complete Masters Collection 14)°°~Girl Happy (Remastered
Soundtrack)°°~Girl Happy (FTD)°°~Double Features - Harum Scarum
/ Girl Happy°°

Spring Fever
SPA3 2002
2005 June 11 1964 (Thur: 7.00pm - 11.45pm)
Take 1 FS
0:30   Tape°~A Legendary Performer Volume 8°
Take 2 SFS+LFS 1:04   Girl Happy At The Worlds Fair°+Tape°~A Legendary Performer Vol. 8°
(Count-in)
Take 3 SFS+LFS 0:39   Girl Happy At The Worlds Fair°+Tape°~A Legendary Performer Vol. 8°
(Count-in)
Take 4 Complete 2:21   Girl Happy (FTD)°°~Girl Happy At The Worlds Fair°+Tape° (Count-in)
Take 5 SFS      
Take 6 LFS      
Take 7 FS      
Take 8 LFS      
Take 9 LFS      
Take 10 SFS+LFS      
Take 11 LFS      
Take 12 LFS      
Take 13 LFS
     
Take 14 LFS      
Take 15 SFS      
Take 16 Complete      
Take 17 SFS      
Take 18 FS 0:24   Girl Happy (FTD)°°
Take 19 LFS 1:08   Girl Happy (FTD)°°
Take 20 LFS      
Take 21 Complete 2:15   Girl Happy (FTD)°°
Take 22 SFS      
Take 23 LFS      
Take 24 M 1:54   Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 11 (Sony)°°~Sun Sand & Surf (Franklin
Mint Complete Masters Collection 14)°°~Girl Happy (Remastered
Soundtrack)°°~Girl Happy (FTD)°°~Double Features - Harum Scarum
/ Girl Happy°°

Spring Fever (Movie Version - Transfer)
2405  
Take 1 (M)
1:50 (Transfer of 2005-24)
(Parts of Elvis' vocals removed and
spliced with 2503 for Composite
Movie Version
)
Acetate°

Do Not Disturb
SPA3 2006
2006 June 11 1964 (Thur: 7.00pm - 11.45pm)
Take 1 FS
  ("2006")  
Take 2 FS      
Take 3 FS      
Take 4 FS      
Take 5 FS   ("2005")  
Take 6 FS      
Take 7 FS      
Take 8 FS+LFS      
Take 9 FS+FS      
Take 10 LFS      
Take 11 LFS      
Take 12 LFS      
Take 13 LFS      
Take 14 SFS      
Take 15 LFS      
Take 16 LFS+
Reh'sal
     
Take 17 LFS      
Take 18 LFS      
Take 19 SFS      
Take 20 LFS      
Take 21 SFS      
Take 22 LFS      
Take 23 LFS      
Take 24 LFS
1:35   Girl Happy (FTD)°°
Take 25 SFS 0:15   Girl Happy (FTD)°°
Take 26 LFS 2:08   Girl Happy (FTD)°°~Girl Happy At The Worlds Fair°
Take 27 Complete 2:08   Girl Happy (FTD)°°~Girl Happy At The Worlds Fair°
Take 28 Complete   ("2006")  
Take 29 LFS      
Take 30 LFS      
Take 31 LFS      
Take 32 SFS      
Take 33 LFS      
Take 34 SFS      
Take 35 Complete 2:06   Girl Happy (FTD)°°
Take 36 M 1:59   Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 11 (Sony)°°~Sun Sand & Surf (Franklin
Mint Complete Masters Collection 14)°°~Girl Happy (Remastered
Soundtrack)°°~Girl Happy (FTD)°°+Double Features - Harum Scarum
/ Girl Happy°° (Faded)

Do Not Disturb (Movie Version - Transfer)
2406 (June 19 1964)
Take 1 (M)
2:01 (Mono transfer of 2006-36) Acetate°

Do Not Disturb (Movie Version)
   
Overdub (M)
2:01 (Few extra bars added to beginning) Soundtrack°

I've Got To Find My Baby (Track)
2007 June 12 1964 (Fri: 12.45pm - 5.00am)
Take 1 (M) 2:10 (Higher Tone)
(Unused Alternate Master Track)
Acetate° (Count-in)
Take 2 (M) 2:16 (Lower Tone)
(Vocal Overdub on June 15)
Acetate° (Count-in)

Fort Lauderdale Chamber Of Commerce (Track)
2008 June 12 1964 (Fri: 12.45pm - 5.00am)
Take 1 SFS      
Take 2 SFS      
Take 3 SFS      
Take 4 Complete      
Take 5 (M) 2:47 (Unused Alternate Master Track) Acetate° (Count-in)
Take 6 LFS      
Take 7 (M) 2:23 (Vocal Overdub on June 15) Acetate° (Count-in)

Notes

Cross My Heart And Hope To Die is spliced from the begining of Take 9 (to the first "Cross my heart, hope to die...") and Take 11 (from "Well... I wouldn't tell you no lies...").

Takes 5 to 27 of Do Not Disturb are incorrectly announced as "2005" instead of "2006".

MGM transfers to acetate for movie purposes are numbered as follows:-
2401 - Puppet On A String
2402 - The Meanest Girl In Town
2403 - Girl Happy
2404 - Cross My Heart And Hope To Die
2405 - Spring Fever
2406 - Do Not Disturb
2407 - I've Got To Find My Baby
2408 - Fort Lauderdale Chamber Of Commerce
2409 - Startin' Tonight
2410 - Do The Clam
2411 - Wolf Call
2412 - Spring Fever
2451 - Wolf Call

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
Girl Happy
Girl Happy
Acetate
Do Not Disturb
Acetate - Do Not Disturb
Acetate
Spring Fever (Movie Verion)
Acetate - Spring Fever

Acetate
I've Got To Find My Baby (Track)
I've Got to Find My Baby - Acetate
Acetate
Fort Lauderdale (Track)
Fort Lauderdale Chamber Of Commerce
 

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