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February 23 1967
(+ 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)

RCA Studio B - Nashville, Tennessee
Soundtrack Session for United Artists' 'Clambake'
United Artists Producer : Jeffrey Alexander
Producer : Felton Jarvis
Engineer : Jim Malloy

Musicians:   Backup Vocals:
Guitar:
Scotty Moore (Clambake - Reprise) Ray Walker (Who Needs Money?)

Hey, Hey, Hey (Vocal Overdub)
UPA3 8446
  February 23 1967 (Thur)
Take 1     (Vocal Overdub of 'Track')
 
Take 2        
Take 3 LFS
1:34   Clambake (FTD)°°
Take 4        
Take 5 LFS 1:00   Clambake (FTD)°°
Take 6 Complete 2:29   Clambake (FTD)°°
Take 7 LFS 1:33   Clambake (FTD)°°
Take 8 Complete 2:39   Clambake (FTD)°°
Take 9        
Take 10        
Take 11        
Take 12        
Take 13 M 2:34   Complete Elvis Presley Masters 14 (Sony)°°~Sun Sand & Surf (Franklin
Mint Comp. Masters Collection 14)°°~Clambake (Remastered S'track)°°
~Clambake (FTD)°°~Double Features - Kissin' Cousins / Clambake / Stay
Away, Joe°°

Clambake (Vocal Overdub)
UPA3 8443
  February 23 1967 (Thur)
Take 1 LFS
0:43 (Vocal Overdub of 'Track')
"The Sands Of Time"
Clambake (FTD)°°
Take 2        
Take 3a        
Take 3b Complete 2:43   Silver Screen Stereo (FTD)°° (Listed as Take 11)+Clambake (FTD)°°
Take 4        
Take 5 Complete 2:42   Clambake (FTD)°°
Take 6        
Take 7        
Take 8        
Take 9        
Take 10 M 2:39   Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 14 (Sony)°°~Sun Sand & Surf (Franklin Mint
Complete Masters Collection 14)°°~Clambake (Remastered S'track)°°
~Clambake (FTD)°°~Command Performances - Essential 60's Masters II°°
+Double Features - Kissin' Cousins / Clambake / Stay Away, Joe°°
(Drum beat missing at end)
Take 11        

Who Needs Money? (Duet - Vocal Overdub)
  February 23 1967 (Thur)
Take NA (M)   (Ray Walker's V.O. of 'Track')  

Who Needs Money? (Vocal Overdub)
  February 23 1967 (Thur)
Take NA (M) 2:57 (Elvis' Vocal Overdub of 'Duet')
(Movie Version)
Soundtrack°

Who Needs Money? (Cue - Vocal Overdub)
  February 23 1967 (Thur)
Take NA (M) 0:25 (Elvis & Ray Walker's 'Cue' Overdub)
(Used for Record Version)
('Insert V.O. on March 6)
(1:36 - 2:01 of Record Version)

Confidence (Vocal Overdub)
  February 23 1967 (Thur)
Take NA (M)   (Vocal Overdub of 'Track')
 
         
Take NA (M) 2:26 Vocal Repair on March 6
(Movie Version)
Soundtrack°
Take NA (M) 2:35 Vocal Repair / Overdub of 1st Verse
Tape°
Overdub M 2:35 Female Overdubs on September 19
(Record Version)
Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 14 (Sony)°°~Sun Sand & Surf (Franklin Mint
Comp. Masters Collection 14)°°~Clambake (Remastered Soundtrack)°°
~Clambake (FTD)°°~Double Features - Kissin' Cousins / Clambake / Stay
Away, Joe°°

Clambake (Reprise)
WPA5 2554
  February 23 1967 (Thur)
Take 1 LFS
1:56 (0:30) "Take 12" Announcement
& 1-liner
Clambake (FTD)°°~Silver Screen Stereo (FTD)°°
Take 2 FS 0:27   Clambake (FTD)°°
Take 3 Complete 0:27   Clambake (FTD)°°
Take 4 (M) 0:26   Clambake (FTD)°°~Double Features - Kissin' Cousins / Clambake / Stay
Away, Joe°°

Notes

All songs on the 'Double Features' release have left and right channels reversed.

The master of Clambake on 'Double Features' has a noticable drum beat missing at the end of the song.

Take 11 of Clambake that appeared on 'Silver Screen Stereo' is actually Take 3B. The listing mistake probably arose due to the editing on that release, and the Take 12 announcement, as Take 1 of the 'Reprise' follows straight after this. The 'Reprise' must have been recorded straight after the main version of Clambake, and Felton mistakingly called Take 12, before the engineer correctly announced Take 1.

In the 'In & Outtakes' section of the booklet with FTD's 'Clambake' soundtrack, it's indicated that Ray Walker and Elvis' vocal overdubs were done separately for Who Needs Money?, along with a 'Cue' vocal overdub and an 'Insert' vocal overdub. My guess is that the 'Cue' Vocal Overdub of Who Needs Money? is the part that is on the record version but not the movie version (1:36 - 2:01 of Record Version), and the 'Insert' Vocal Overdub (Done on March 6) is Elvis' re-recorded 'Ending'.

Elvis did a vocal repair on Confidence on March 6, and this was the vocal used for the 'Movie Version'. The 'Movie Version' however, had children singing along, probably recorded on the movie set.

The 'Record Version' of Confidence had a re-recorded first verse (Probably recorded sometime between August 17 and September 11), and also had female vocals overdubbed on September 19.

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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