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February 17 1966
(+ 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 'Spinout'
MGM Producer : George Stoll
Engineer : Dave Wiechman
(7.00pm - 12.00am)

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

Never Say Yes
TPA3 5308 2008 February 17 1966
Take 1 FS
0:51   Spinout (FTD)°° (Clipped)~Today, Tomorrow & Forever 2°° (L & R
Channels reversed)+Comp. Spinout Sessions°°~Spin In...Spinout°°
~Celluloid Rock 2-2°° (Extra Dialogue)
Take 2 Complete 2:06   Spinout (FTD)°° (Clipped)~Today, Tomorrow & Forever 2°° (L & R
Channels reversed)+Comp. Spinout Sessions°°~Spin In...Spinout°°
~Celluloid Rock 2-2°° (Extra Dialogue)
Take 3 FS 0:30   Complete Spinout Sessions°°~Celluloid Rock 2-2°°
Take 4 FS 0:18   Spinout (FTD)°° (Clipped - L & R Channels reversed)~Comp. Spinout
Sessions°°~Celluloid Rock 2-2°°
Take 5 Complete 2:19 (Drum ending used for Spliced Master)

Spinout (FTD)°° (Clipped - L & R Channels reversed)~Comp. Spinout
Sessions°°
~Celluloid Rock 2-2°° (Drum ending used for Master cut
from tape)
Take 6 Complete 2:01 (Used for Spliced Master) Comp. Spinout Sessions°° (Count-in & Drum ending from Take 5)
~Celluloid Rock 2-2°° (Count-in & Drum Ending only - Part used for
Master cut from tape)
         
Spliced M 1:54 (Spliced from Takes 6 & 5) Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 12 (Sony)°°~Start Your Engines (Franklin
Mint Comp. Masters Collection 30)°°
~Spinout (FTD)°°~Double Features
- Spinout / Double Trouble°°

Spinout
TPA3 5311 2009 February 17 1966
Take 1 FS
0:46   Spinout (FTD)°° (Clipped - L & R Channels reversed)+Complete Spinout
Sessions°°~Celluloid Rock 2-2°°
Take 2 Complete 2:52   Spinout (FTD)°° (Clipped)~Out In Hollywood (FTD)°° (L & R Channels
reversed)~Complete Spinout Sessions°°~Spin In...Spinout°°~Celluloid
Rock 2-2°°
Take 3 LFS 1:28   Complete Spinout Sessions°°~Celluloid Rock 2-2°°
Take 4 FS 0:11   Complete Spinout Sessions°°~Celluloid Rock 2-2°°
Take 5 M 2:43   Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 12 (Sony)°°~Start Your Engines (Franklin
Mint Comp. Masters Collection 30)°°
~Spinout (FTD)°°~Double Features
- Spinout / Double Trouble°°
(Master only)+Celluloid Rock 2-2°° (Count-in
only)+Comp. Spinout Sessions°° (Count-in)

All That I Am
  2010 February 17 1966
Take 1 LFS 1:33   Spinout (FTD)°° (L & R Channels reversed)+Comp. Spinout Sessions°°
~Spin In...Spinout°°~Celluloid Rock 2-2°°
Take 2 Complete 2:44   Spinout (FTD)°°~Out In Hollywood (FTD)°° (L & R Channels reversed)
~Comp. Spinout Sessions°°~Spin In...Spinout°°~Celluloid Rock 2-2°°
Take 3 FS 0:43   Complete Spinout Sessions°°~Celluloid Rock 2-2°°
Take 4 Complete 2:43   Spinout (FTD)°° (L & R Channels reversed)~Comp. Spinout Sessions°°
~Celluloid Rock 2-2°°
Take 5 (M) 2:11 (Strings overdubbed on June 14) Complete Spinout Sessions°° (Overdubbed)
Take 6 Complete 2:46   Comp. Spinout Sessions°°~Spin In...Spinout°°~Celluloid Rock 2-2°°

Adam And Evil
TPA3 5306 2011 February 17 1966
Take 1 LFS 2:11 "When The Swallows Come Back To
Capistrano"
Spinout (FTD)°° (Clipped - L & R Channels reversed)+Comp. Spinout
Sessions°°~Spin In...Spinout°°~Celluloid Rock 2-2°° (Extra Dialogue)
+Out In Hollywood (FTD)°° (Dialogue only)
Take 2 LFS 0:47   Complete Spinout Sessions°°~Spin In...Spinout°°~Celluloid Rock 2-2°°
Take 3 FS 0:34   Complete Spinout Sessions°°~Celluloid Rock 2-2°°
Take 4 LFS 1:47   Complete Spinout Sessions°°~Celluloid Rock 2-2°°
Take 5 LFS 0:46   Complete Spinout Sessions°°~Celluloid Rock 2-2°°
Take 6 LFS 1:26   Complete Spinout Sessions°°~Spin In...Spinout°°~Celluloid Rock 2-2°°
Take 7 FS 0:38   Complete Spinout Sessions°°~Celluloid Rock 2-2°°
Take 8 LFS 1:20   Complete Spinout Sessions°°~Celluloid Rock 2-2°°
Take 9 LFS 1:23   Complete Spinout Sessions°°~Spin In...Spinout°°~Celluloid Rock 2-2°°
Take 10 LFS
1:45   Complete Spinout Sessions°° (Extra Dialogue)~Spin In...Spinout°°
~Celluloid Rock 2-2°°
Take 11 LFS 1:22   Complete Spinout Sessions°°~Spin In...Spinout°°~Celluloid Rock 2-2°°
Take 12 LFS 1:20   Complete Spinout Sessions°°~Spin In...Spinout°°~Celluloid Rock 2-2°°
Take 13 LFS 1:31   Complete Spinout Sessions°° (Extra Dialogue)~Spin In...Spinout°°
~Celluloid Rock 2-2°°
Take 14 LFS 1:46   Spinout (FTD)°° (Clipped - L & R Channels reversed)~Complete Spinout
Sessions°°~Spin In...Spinout°°~Celluloid Rock 2-2°°
Take 15 LFS 1:16   Complete Spinout Sessions°°~Spin In...Spinout°°~Celluloid Rock 2-2°°
Take 16 Complete 2:11   Spinout (FTD)°° (Clipped)~Out In Hollywood (FTD)°° (L & R Channels
reversed)+Complete Spinout Sessions°° (Extra Dialogue)~Spin In
...Spinout°°~Celluloid Rock 2-2°°
Take 17 LFS 0:51 "Flowers On The Wall" Complete Spinout Sessions°°~Spin In...Spinout°°~Celluloid Rock 2-2°°
+Out In Hollywood (FTD)°° (Dialogue only)
Take 18 LFS 1:50   Complete Spinout Sessions°°~Spin In...Spinout°°~Celluloid Rock 2-2°°
Take 19 FS 0:39   Complete Spinout Sessions°°~Celluloid Rock 2-2°°
Take 20 M 2:05   Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 12 (Sony)°°~Start Your Engines (Franklin
Mint Comp. Masters Collection 30)°°
~Elvis 75 - Good Rockin' Tonight 3
(Legacy)°°
~Spinout (FTD)°°~Double Feat's - Spinout / Double Trouble°°
(Master only)+Complete Spinout Sessions°° (Count-in)

I'll Be Back
TPA3 5313 2012 February 17 1966
Take 1 M 2:07   Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 12 (Sony)°°~Start Your Engines (Franklin
Mint Comp. Masters Collection 30)°°
~Spinout (FTD)°°~Double Features
- Spinout / Double Trouble°°
(Master only)+Comp. Spinout Sessions°°
(Count-in)

Notes

This is one of the rare occasions where the Jordanaires appear in the left channel on the final 2-channel mix. The position of the Jordanaires was preseved by BMG on the 'Double Features' and FTD's 'Spinout' Soundtrack mix of the Masters, but not on any of the outtakes.

The Famous Groove 2-CD "The Complete Spinout Session" (FG 2331) is arguably the best source for the session with completely dry vocals, hiss, possible mid-frequency drop, generation loss and possibly lacking one of the original 3 channels. "Celluloid Rock Volume 2" (Cool Romeo) has a binaural mix with raised mid-range, high-end loss and digital echo on the other hand. Apart from that, it may be of a better analog generation than the Famous Groove release.

All That I Am has strings overdubbed at a scoring session on June 14 1966.

"When The Swallows Come Back To Capistrano" (few lines sung after take 1) and "Flowers On The Wall" (two lines sung before take 17) can be heard spliced together before complete take 16 of Adam And Evil on FTD's 'Out In Hollywood'. The are released in their correct order on FTD's 'Spinout' Soundtrack.

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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