The 'Jam' listed on FTD's 'So High' and the expanded
soundtrack of 'Stay Away, Joe' is actually called
Confusingly, on FTD's expanded soundtrack of
'Stay Away, Joe' we get the "Muleskinner
Blues" jam (from after Take 2 of Stay
Away), then the count-in for Take 1, then
Take 2 of Stay Away. This is also the first
official release of Take 2 in stereo.
The movie version of Stay Away has a long
intro with harmonica and is also overdubbed at
the beginning of the song.
The original temporary matrix numbers for these
songs issued by RCA to M.G.M (W3KM 6599 &
6600) were later changed for record release by
RCA. Strangely, for the takes of Goin' Home
on 'Collectors Gold' the original film company
custom Matrix Number W3KM 6599 was used instead
of the Master Matrix Number WPA1 1001, for some
An edited (2:12) version of U.S. Male,
with omitted part of verse ("I catch you
'round my woman champ..." to "Quit playing
games with this U.S. male..."), was released
in 1987 on the BMG Ariola release 'The Definitive
The U.S. Male session can be found on
the bootleg "I'm Going Home" (Stay Away
Records) but has very bad noise reduction used.
A much better source from tape is in circulation
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.
Thanks to Adrian V Stokes regarding the edited
versions of songs on the BMG Ariola set of 'Definitive'