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September 10 / 11 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
Producer : Felton Jarvis
Engineer : Jim Malloy

Musicians:   Backup Vocals:
Guitar:
Scotty Moore The Jordanaires: Gordon Stoker; Neal Matthews; Hoyt Hawkins; Ray
Guitar: Chip Young Walker
Guitar: Harold Bradley Millie Kirkham
Guitar: Jerry Reed (Guitar Man & Big Boss Man)  
Drums: D.J. Fontana  
Drums: Murrey 'Buddy' Harman  
Bass: Bob Moore  
Piano: Floyd Cramer  
Saxophone: Homer 'Boots' Randolph  
Steel Guitar: Peter Drake  
Organ: Hoyt Hawkins (Mine; Singing Tree & Just Call Me Lonesome)
Organ / Guitar / Harmonica: Charlie McCoy  

Guitar Man
  Sept. 10 1967 (Sun: 6.00pm - 12.00am)
Take 1 FS+FS
0:58   Elvis Sings Guitar Man (FTD)°° (1st Count-in+FS+FS)+Tape°°~I'm Going
Home°° (2nd Count-in+FS+FS)
Take 2 LFS 0:48   Elvis Sings Guitar Man (FTD)°° (Extra dialogue)~Tape°°~There's Always
Me Volume 2°°
Take 3 FS 0:54   Tape°°~There's Always Me Volume 2°°~I'm Going Home°°
Take 4 FS+FS 1:08   Tape°°~I'm Going Home°°
Take 5 FS+Comp 2:55   Platinum 2°°~There's Always Me Vol. 2°° (Complete only)+Elvis Sings
Guitar Man (FTD)°° (FS+Complete)+Tape°°~I'm Going Home°° (Count-in
+FS+Complete)
Take 6 FS 0:35+   Tape°°~I'm Going Home°° (Tape cut)
Take 7 3xFS 0:17   Elvis Sings Guitar Man (FTD)°°
Take 8 LFS      
Take 9 Complete 2:34   Elvis Sings Guitar Man (FTD)°° (Extra dialogue)~So High (FTD)°°
Take 10 Complete 2:56 "What'd I Say" Elvis Sings Guitar Man (FTD)°°~Long Lonely Highway (FTD)°°
Take 11 FS+LFS 0:52 "High Noon" Platinum 2°° (One-liner inserted before Take 5)+Elvis Sings Guitar
Man (FTD)°°
Take 12 FS+(M) 3:09 (Unedited Undubbed Master -
Including What'd I Say ending)
Elvis Sings Guitar Man (FTD)°° (Count-in+FS+Complete)

Guitar Man (Overdub)
UPA4 2765
  Sept. 10 1967 (Sun: 6.00pm - 12.00am)
Overdub (M) 3:00 (Guitar Overdub of Take 12 by
Jerry Reed
)
(Unedited Overdubbed Master)
60's Box 3°°
         
Edit M 2:21   Complete Elvis Presley Masters 15 (Sony)°°~Country Legend (Franklin
Mint Comp. Masters Collection 18)°°~Elvis Sings Guitar Man (FTD)°°
~Elvis 75 - Good Rockin' Tonight 3 (Legacy)°°~Elvis 75 CD2°°
~Clambake (FTD)°°~Clambake (Remastered Soundtrack)°°~Complete
Single Collection 5°°~Tomorrow Is A Long Time°°

Big Boss Man
UPA4 2766
  Sept. 10 1967 (Sun: 6.00pm - 12.00am)
Take 1 FS+LFS
1:35   Elvis Sings Guitar Man (FTD)°° (Count-in+FS+LFS+extra dialogue, with
additional dialogue from after Take 2)~How Great Thou Art Sessions
Volume 3°° (LFS only)
Take 2 2xFS+
Complete
3:55   Elvis Sings Guitar Man (FTD)°°~60's Box 5°° (Faded+Dialogue from
after take inserted before take)+How Great Thou Art Sessions Vol 3°°
(Extra dialogue)
Take 3 FS+FS 0:38   Elvis Sings Guitar Man (FTD)°°+How Great Thou Art Sessions Vol. 3°°
~There's Always Me Volume 4°° (Count-in)
Take 4 FS 0:31   Elvis Sings Guitar Man (FTD)°°~How Great Thou Art Sessions Vol. 3°°
Take 5 LFS 0:44   Elvis Sings Guitar Man (FTD)°°~How Great Thou Art Sessions Vol. 3°°
~There's Always Me Volume 4°°
Take 6     (Not Announced)  
Take 7 FS 0:48   Elvis Sings Guitar Man (FTD)°°+How Great Thou Art Sessions Vol 3°°
(Additional dialogue)
Take 8 FS 0:18   How Great Thou Art Sessions Volume 3°°~There's Always Me Volume 4°°
Take 9 FS+Comp 2:58   Today, Tomorrow & Forever 3°° (FS+Comp)+Elvis Sings Guitar Man
(FTD)°°~Tape°°~How Great Thou Art Sessions Vol. 3°°(Count-in+FS
+Complete)~There's Always Me Volume 4°°
Take 10   0:12+   How Great Thou Art Sessions Vol. 3°° (Dialogue after take 9 only)
Take 11 M 2:51   Complete Elvis Presley Masters 15 (Sony)°°~Rhythm & Blues (Franklin
Mint Comp. Masters Collection 9)°°~Elvis Sings Guitar Man (FTD)°°
~Elvis 75 - Good Rockin' Tonight 3 (Legacy)°°~Clambake (Remastered
Soundtrack)°°~Clambake (FTD)°°~Complete Single Collection 5°°
~Tomorrow Is A Long Time°°~60's Box 3°°

Mine
UPA4 2767
  Sept. 11 1967 (Mon: 1.00am - 5.30am)
Take 1 FS
0:18   How Great Thou Art Sessions Volume 3°°
Take 2 FS 0:18   How Great Thou Art Sessions Volume 3°°
Take 3 LFS 1:48   How Great Thou Art Sessions Volume 3°°~There's Always Me Volume 4°°
Take 4 Complete 3:13 (Preceded by Rehearsal) So High (FTD)°° (Edited Dialogue)+How Great Thou Art Sessions
Volume 3°°~There's Always Me Volume 4°°
Take 5 FS 0:14   How Great Thou Art Sessions Volume 3°°
Take 6 FS 0:13   How Great Thou Art Sessions Volume 3°°
Take 7 FS+Comp 2:50 (Unused Instrumental Track) How Great Thou Art Sessions Volume 3°°~There's Always Me Volume 4°°
Take 8 FS+FS 0:56 (Off Mic') Close Up 3°° (Last part of 2nd FS only)+How Great Thou Art Sessions
Volume 3°°
Take 9 Complete 2:40   Close Up 3°° (Edited Dialogue)+How Great Thou Art Sessions Vol. 3°°
~There's Always Me Volume 4°°
Take 10        
Take 11        
Take 12        
Take 13        
Take 14        
Take 15        
Take 16        
Take 17        
Take 18        
Take 19        
Take 20        
Take 21 (M)      

Mine (Vocal Replacement)
UPA4 2767
  Sept. 11 1967 (Mon: 1.00am - 5.30am)
V.O. M 2:38 Vocal Replacement of Take 21 Complete Elvis Presley Masters 15 (Sony)°°~In The Mood (Franklin Mint
Complete Masters Collection 24)°°~Elvis Sings Guitar Man (FTD)°°
~We Love Elvis Volume 2-2°°~Tomorrow Is A Long Time°°~60's Box 3°°

Singing Tree
UPA4 2768
  Sept. 11 1967 (Mon: 1.00am - 5.30am)
Take 1 Complete
3:11   Elvis Sings Guitar Man (FTD)°°~So High (FTD)°°
Take 2 FS 0:28 (Preceded by Rehearsal) Elvis Sings Guitar Man (FTD)°°
Take 3        
Take 4 Complete 3:00   Elvis Sings Guitar Man (FTD)°° (Count-in)~Close Up 3°°
Take 5        
Take 6        
Take 7        
Take 8 Complete 3:03   Elvis Sings Guitar Man (FTD)°°
Take 9        
Take 10 FS 0:47   Elvis Sings Guitar Man (FTD)°°
Take 11 FS      
Take 12 Complete      
Take 13 (M) 2:59 (Alternate Master) Treasures '64-'69 (Time Life Vol. 12)°° (Complete only)+Elvis Sings
Guitar Man (FTD)°°~Long Lonely Highway (FTD)°°~Unsurp. Mast. 4-12°°
(Count-in+Comp.)~There's Always Me Volume 2°° (Listed as Alt. Take)

Just Call Me Lonesome
UPA4 2769
  Sept. 11 1967 (Mon: 1.00am - 5.30am)
Take 1 M 2:06   Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 15 (Sony)°°~Country Roots (Franklin Mint
Complete Masters Collection 8)°°~Elvis Sings Guitar Man (FTD)°°
~Clambake (Remastered Soundtrack)°°~Clambake (FTD)°°~Tomorrow
Is A Long Time°°~60's Box 3°°
Take 2 FS
     
Take 3 3xFS 0:46   Elvis Sings Guitar Man (FTD)°° (3xFS+Extra dialogue)~So High (FTD)°°
(2xFS)
Take 4 Complete 2:08   Elvis Sings Guitar Man (FTD)°°~So High (FTD)°°
Take 5 FS 0:30   Elvis Sings Guitar Man (FTD)°°
Take 6 Complete 2:01   Elvis Sings Guitar Man (FTD)°° (Count-in)~Great Country Songs°°
~Come What May°

Notes

"There's Always Me Volume 2" has takes 1, 2 and 5 of Guitar Man listed, but actually has takes 2, 3 and only the complete take of take 5.

Elvis can be heard singing part of High Noon before take 5 of Guitar Man on 'Platinum', but this is actually from before Take 11.

The takes of Big Boss Man on "There's Always Me Volume 4" have the left and right channels swapped, and they are not in the order they are listed on the cover.

The takes of Mine on "There's Always Me Volume 4" have the left and right channels swapped.

The unused instrumental track of Mine was called out for by Elvis hoping to get a satisfactory take, but he carried on recording live.

The takes of Just Call Me Lonesome on 'So High' and 'Great Country Songs' have the left and right channels swapped.

Take 6 of Just Call Me Lonesome was used instead of the master in 1980 for the "Guitar Man" overdub sessions.

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.

Session Logs
Recording Information
September 10 - 12 1967
September 10 - 12 1967
Music Sheet
Mine
Mine (Thanks to Glen Johnson)
Music Sheet
Just Call Me Lonesome
Just Call Me Lonesome (Thanks to Glen Johnson)

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