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June 20 / 21 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)

MGM Sound Stage - Hollywood, California
Soundtrack Session for MGM's 'Speedway'
MGM Producer : Jeffrey Alexander
Engineers : Aaron Rochin / Lyle Burbridge
(7.00pm - 12.00am / 1.00am - 4.00am)

Musicians:   Backup Vocals:
Guitar:
Chip Young The Jordanaires: Gordon Stoker; Neal Matthews; Hoyt Hawkins; Ray
Guitar:
Hilmer J 'Tiny' Timbrell Walker
Bass: Bob Moore  
Drums: D.J. Fontana  
Drums: Murrey 'Buddy' Harman  
Piano: Larry Muhoberac  
Steel Guitar: Peter Drake  
Saxophone: Homer 'Boots' Randolph  
Trumpet: Charlie McCoy  
Piano: Charlie Hodge (Suppose - Long & Short Versions)

There Ain't Nothing Like A Song
2001 June 20 1967 (Tue: 7.00pm - 12.00am)
Take 1        
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4        
Take 5        
Take 6 (M)   (Overdubbed by Nancy Sinatra
on June 26
)
 

Unknown
2002 June 20 1967 (Tue: 7.00pm - 12.00am)
         

Your Time Hasn't Come Yet, Baby (Movie Version)
WPA5 2555
2003 June 20 1967 (Tue: 7.00pm - 12.00am)
Take 1 (M) 1:46   Soundtrack°

Your Time Hasn't Come Yet, Baby (Record Version)
WPA1 1023
2004 June 20 1967 (Tue: 7.00pm - 12.00am)
Take 1        
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4        
Take 5        
Take 6 M 2:02   Complete Elvis Presley Masters 15 (Sony)°°~Start Your Engines (Franklin
Mint Complete Masters Collection 30)°°~Complete Single Collection 6°°
~Double Feat's - Easy Come, Easy Go / Speedway°°+Celluloid Rock 2-3°°
(Track 12) (Master Only)+Celluloid Rock 2-3°° (Track 13) (Count-in)

Five Sleepy Heads
WPA1 1024
2005 June 20 / 21 1967 (Tue / Wed)
Take 1        
Take 2        
Take 3 M 1:39   Complete Elvis Presley Masters 15 (Sony)°°~Start Your Engines (Franklin
Mint Complete Masters Collection 30)°°~Double Features - Easy Come,
Easy Go / Speedway°°+Celluloid Rock 2-3°° (Count-in)

Who Are You? (Who Am I?)
WPA1 1025
2006 June 20 / 21 1967 (Tue / Wed)
Take 1        
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4        
Take 5        
Take 6 M 2:49   Complete Elvis Presley Masters 15 (Sony)°°~Start Your Engines (Franklin
Mint Complete Masters Collection 30)°°~Double Features - Easy Come,
Easy Go / Speedway°°+Celluloid Rock 2-3°° (Count-in)

Speedway
WPA1 1026
2007 June 20 / 21 1967 (Tue / Wed)
Take 1        
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4 FS+(M) 2:42 (Unedited Master) Comp Spinout Sessions°°~A Legendary Performer Vol. 7°°~Celluloid
Rock 2-3°° (Count-in, FS & Complete)
Faded M 2:12 (Master Faded) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 15 (Sony)°°~Start Your Engines (Franklin
Mint Complete Masters Collection 30)°°~Double Features - Easy Come,
Easy Go / Speedway°°
         
Edit (M) 1:48 (Movie Version) Soundtrack°

Suppose (Long Version)
WPA1 1027
2008 June 20 / 21 1967 (Tue / Wed)
Take 1 M 3:17 (Alternate Master) Double Features - Easy Come, Easy Go / Speedway°°+There's Always
Me Volume 2°° (Different Mix)+Celluloid Rock 2-3°° (Count-in)

Suppose (Short Version)
WPA1 1028
2009 June 20 / 21 1967 (Tue / Wed)
Take 1        
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4        
Take 5        
Take 6        
Take 7 M 2:08   Complete Elvis Presley Masters 15 (Sony)°°~Start Your Engines (Franklin
Mint Complete Masters Collection 30)°°~Double Features - Easy Come,
Easy Go / Speedway°°+Celluloid Rock 2-3°° (Count-in)

Notes

Except for Masters and Alternate Masters - all original 4-Track tapes are lost.

"Celluloid Rock vol. 2" (Cool Romeo) has a binaural mix used for the Masters taken from the 4-Track tapes.

The sound quality of vocals and vocal presence on the original 2-channel LP-mix (and 2007 Sony Remasters) are perhaps not as good as on most soundtracks albums. BMG's Double Features remix from 4-track has the usual amount of digital echo.

Production number 2002 is possibly for an instrumental used in the movie.

Your Time Hasn't Come Yet, Baby is presented twice on "Celluloid Rock". They are both the same versions (Track 13 has a count-in) but just different mixes from the 4-Track tapes. This may have been intended to give the false impression that Track 12 was the 'Movie Version'!

The 'Movie Version' of Speedway is edited - Part of the second verse ("Flag it down, pistons pound, plenty of engine to rip in the ground ... on the Speedway") is edited out.

In March of 2007 SONY decided to go through all of Elvis' masters and they retransferred everything, 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 including budget soundtracks, 'Legacy' releases, the 30 disc 'Complete Elvis Presley Masters' collection and the Franklin Mint package

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Five Sleepy Heads (Thanks to Glen Johnson)
 

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