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August 3 1965
(+ 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 'Paradise, Hawaiian Style'
Paramount Producer : Joseph Lilley
Engineer : Dave Wiechman
(3.00pm - 10.00pm)

Musicians:   Backup Vocals:
NA
  The Mello Men: Bill Lee; Max Smith; Bill Cole; Gene Merlino (Sand Castles;
    Scratch My Back; Stop Where You Are & House Of Sand)

Sand Castles (Vocal Overdub)
  KOV August 3 1965 (Tue)
Take 1 (M)
3:21 (Vocal Overdub of KO-10 Dubdown)
(Unused Movie Version Master)
Paradise Hawaiian Style (FTD)°°~Tape°~Paradise Hawaiian Style
Sessions 1°

Sand Castles (Overdub)
TPA3 3839 KOC August 3 1965 (Tue)
Take 1 Complete
3:43 (Background Chorus Vocal Overdub
of KO-10 - Original Vocal &
Instrumental Track
)
Tape°~Paradise Hawaiian Style Sessions 1°
Take 2 M 3:11   Complete Elvis Presley Masters 12 (Sony)°°~Elvis In Hawaii (Franklin
Mint Comp. Masters Collection 21)°°~Paradise Hawaiian Style (FTD)°°
~Double Features - Frankie & Johnny / Paradise Hawaiian Style°°
+Tape°~Paradise Hawaiian Style Sessions 1° (Count-in)

Scratch My Back (Vocal Overdub)
TPA3 3840 COV August 3 1965 (Tue)
Take 1 Complete
2:45 (Vocal Overdub of Track CO-04) Paradise Hawaiian Style (FTD)°°~Tape°~Paradise Hawaiian Style
Sessions 2°
Take 2 M 2:38   Complete Elvis Presley Masters 12 (Sony)°°~Elvis In Hawaii (Franklin
Mint Comp. Masters Collection 21)°°~Paradise Hawaiian Style (FTD)°°
+Double Features - Frankie & Johnny / Paradise Hawaiian Style°°
+Tape°~Paradise Hawaiian Style Sessions 2° (Count-in)

Scratch My Back (Dubdown)
     
Dubdown (M)
2:20 (Elvis' vocals partially removed from
COV-02
)
 

Scratch My Back (Movie Version)
     
Overdub (M)
2:21 (Vocal Overdub of Dubdown by
Marianne Hill
)
Soundtrack°

Stop Where You Are (Vocal Overdub)
  DOV August 3 1965 (Tue)
Take 1 Complete 3:01 (Vocal Overdub of Track DO-09) Paradise Hawaiian Style (FTD)°°+Tape°~Paradise Hawaiian Style
Sessions 2° (Additional Dialogue)
Take 2 LFS 1:00   Tape°~Paradise Hawaiian Style Sessions 2°
Take 3 (M) 2:16 (Used for Composite Master) Tape°~Paradise Hawaiian Style Sessions 2°

Stop Where You Are (Tag - Vocal Overdub)
  D1OV August 3 1965 (Tue)
Take 1 Complete   (Vocal Overdub of Track DO-09)  
Take 2 LFS
0:28   Tape°~Paradise Hawaiian Style Sessions 2°
Take 3 Complete 0:55   Tape°~Paradise Hawaiian Style Sessions 2°
Take 4 Complete 0:38   Tape°~Paradise Hawaiian Style Sessions 2°
Take 5 Complete 0:36   Tape°~Paradise Hawaiian Style Sessions 2°
Take 6 (M)   (Used for Composite Master)  
Take 7 FS      
Take 8 Complete      
Take 9 (M)   (Used for Composite Master)  

Stop Where You Are (Composite)
TPA3 3841    
Spliced M 2:07 Composite of DOV-03, D1OV-09 &
D1OV-06)
Complete Elvis Presley Masters 12 (Sony)°°~Elvis In Hawaii (Franklin
Mint Comp. Masters Collection 21)°°~Paradise Hawaiian Style (FTD)°°
~Double Features - Frankie & Johnny / Paradise Hawaiian Style°°

House Of Sand (Vocal Overdub)
TPA3 3842 HOV August 3 1965 (Tue)
Take 1 M 2:06 (Vocal Overdub of Track HO-07) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 12 (Sony)°°~Elvis In Hawaii (Franklin
Mint Comp. Masters Collection 21)°°~Paradise Hawaiian Style (FTD)°°
~Double Features - Frankie & Johnny / Paradise Hawaiian Style°°
Take 2 LFS      
Take 3 Complete 2:16   Paradise Hawaiian Style (FTD)°°

Notes

The first two bars that are missing from Scratch My Back on the original LP, FTD Soundtrack, the 30 disc 'Complete Elvis Presley Masters' collection and the Franklin Mint package can be found on 'Double Features'.

In the movie Elvis sings duet on the song Scratch My Back with Marianne Hill, who's vocals were probably recorded on the movie set.

Stop Where You Are is a composite of:-
0:00-1:42: DOV-03 (...lookin' for)
1:42-2:04: D1OV-09+06 (Stop...)

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.

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Paradise, Hawaiian Style
 

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