Take 4 of So Close, Yet So Far (From Paradise)
with echo added, can be found on 'Collectors Gold'
but it is incorrectly listed as being Take 1.
'Sessions III' and the FTD release of 'Harum Scarum'
both also wrongly list Take 1 as being on 'Collectors
So Close, Yet So Far (From Paradise) is
spliced as follows:-
0:00-1:33 = Take 3
1:33-3:02 = Take 4
MGM transfers to acetate for movie purposes are
numbered as follows:-
2401 - My Desert Serenade
2402 - Go East - Young Man
2403 - Animal Instinct
2404 - Mirage
2405 - Kismet
2406 - Shake That Tambourine
2407 - Hey Little Girl
2408 - Golden Coins
2409 - Wisdom Of The Ages
2410 - So Close, Yet So Far
2413 - Harem Holiday
The songs Baby If You'll Give Me All Your
Love, Let Yourself Go and Please
Don't Stop Loving Me were originally submitted
to be used for the movie, but were eventually
dropped. They were, however, used in later movies
('Double Trouble', 'Speedway' and 'Frankie &
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.