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March 7 1968
(+ 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)

Western Recorders - Hollywood, California
Soundtrack Session for MGM's 'Live A Little, Love A Little'
MGM Producer : Billy Strange
Engineer : Chuck Britz
(7.00pm - 3.00am)

Musicians:   Strings & Horns:
Guitar:
Charles Britz Trombone: Lew McCreary; Thomas Shepard; Richard Leith; Dick Hyde;
Guitar: Neil Levang Trumpet: Roy Caton; Oliver Mitchell
Guitar: Joseph 'Bobby' Gibbons Saxophone: James Horn
Guitar: Al Casey Violin: Lou Raderman; Sidney Sharp; Leonard Malarsky; Ralph Schaeffer;
Bass: Charles Berghofer William Kurasch; Tibor Zelig; J. Reisler; James Getzoff; Harry Bluestone;
Bass: Larry Knechtal Arnold Belnick; Bernard Kundell; Stanley Plummer
Drums: Hal Blaine Viola: Harry Hyams; Joe DiFiore; L. Selic; Lou Kievman; David Burke;
Piano: Don Randi Gareth Nuttycombe;
Percussion: Gary Coleman Cello: Jesse Ehrlich; Armand Kaproff; Joseph DiTullio; Victor Sazer;
    Frederick Seykora; H.G. Bemko
Backup Vocals:    
B.J. Baker; Sally Stevens; Bob Tebow; John Bahler  

Wonderful World
WPA1 5768
2001 March 7 1968 (Thur)
Take 1        
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4        
Take 5        
Take 6        
Take 7 (M) 2:32 (Movie Version) Out In Hollywood (FTD)°°~Edge Of Reality° (Acetate - Listed as Take 5)
+Celluloid Rock 2-4°° (Count-in)
Take 8        
Take 9        
Take 10        
Take 11        
Take 12        
Take 13        
Take 14        
Take 15 Complete 2:34 (Alternate Master ?) Today, Tomorrow & Forever 3°°+Edge Of Reality° (Acetate)~Celluloid
Rock 2-4°° (Count-in)
Take 16        
Take 17 M 2:35 (Record Version) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 15 (Sony)°°~Big Screen Drama (Franklin
Mint Comp. Masters Collection 32)°°~Elvis Sings Flaming Star°°~Double
Features - Live A Little, Love A Little / Charro / The Trouble With Girls
/ Change Of Habit°°+Edge Of Reality° (Acetate)+Celluloid Rock 2-4°°
(Count-in)+Celluloid Rock 2-4°° (Vocal & Choir) (Different Mixes)

Unknown
2002 March 7 1968 (Thur)

Edge Of Reality
WPA1 5769
2003 March 7 1968 (Thur)
Take 1        
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4        
Take 5        
Take 6 Complete 3:54 (Alternate Master ?) Out In Hollywood (FTD)°°+Edge Of Reality° (Acetate)~Celluloid
Rock 2-4°° (Count-in)
Take 7        
Take 8 M 3:56   Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 15 (Sony)°°~Big Screen Drama (Franklin
Mint Comp. Masters Collection 32)°°~Comp. Single Collection 6°° (Faded)
+Double Feat's - Live A Little, Love A Little / Charro / Trouble With Girls
/ Change Of Habit°°+Edge Of Reality° (Acetate)+Celluloid Rock 2-4°°
(Count-in - Listed as Take 7)+Celluloid Rock 2-4°° (Vocal & Choir)
(Different Mixes & Unedited Ending)

A Little Less Conversation
WPA1 5767
2004 March 7 1968 (Thur)
Take 1        
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4        
Take 5        
Take 6        
Take 7        
Take 8        
Take 9        
Take 10 M 2:30 (Record Version) Almost In Love (LP)°°~Double Features - Live a Little, Love A Little
/ Charro / Trouble With Girls / Change Of Habit°° (Track 2 - Listed as
'Single' version)+Edge Of Reality° (Acetate)+Celluloid Rock 2-4°°
(Count-in)
Take 11      
Take 12      
Take 13      
Take 14      
Take 15      
Take 16 M 2:28 "Hey" (Movie Version) Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 15 (Sony)°°~Big Screen Drama (Franklin
Mint Comp. Masters Collection 32)°°~Complete Single Collection 6°°
~Double Features - Live A Little, Love A Little / Charro / Trouble With
Girls / Change Of Habit°° (Track 5 - Listed as 'Album' version)+Edge Of
Reality° (Acetate)+Celluloid Rock 2-4°° (Count-in)+Celluloid Rock 2-4°°
(Vocal & Choir)+Single°~Rare Elvis Volume 3° (Different Mix)

Unknown
2005 March 7 1968 (Thur)

Almost In Love (Track)
2006 March 7 1968 (Thur)
Take 1        
Take 2 Complete 3:15 "Key of B-Flat"
(Alternate Master Track)
Celluloid Rock 2-4°° (Count-in)
Take 3        
Take 4 (M) 3:19 "Key of A-Flat"
(Vocal Overdub on March 11)
Celluloid Rock 2-4°° (Count-in - No backing vocals)+Edge Of Reality°
(Acetate) (Count-in - Backing vocals / Guitar ending cut)

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.

Take 15 of Wonderful World may have been considered as 'Alternate Master' as it survived on the 'Master' Reel.

Take 17 of Wonderful World is presented twice on "Celluloid Rock". Track 15 (Wrongly listed as Take 16) and Track 16 (Listed as 'Vocal + Choir') are just different mixes of the same take from the 4-Track tape.

Take 6 of Edge Of Reality may have been considered as 'Alternate Master' as it survived on the 'Master' Reel.

Take 8 of Edge Of Reality is presented twice on "Celluloid Rock". Track 18 (Wrongly listed as Take 7) and Track 19 (Listed as 'Vocal + Choir') are just different mixes of the same take from the 4-Track tape.

Take 16 of A Little Less Conversation is presented twice on "Celluloid Rock". Track 21 has the count-in and Track 22 is listed as 'Vocal + Choir' but they are just different mixes of the same take from the 4-Track tape.

Take 2 of Almost In Love 'Track' may have been considered as an 'Alternate Master' Track as it survived on the 'Master' Reel.

Production Numbers 2002 and 2005 may be Instrumentals used in the movie.

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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Live A Little, Love A Little
Live A Little, Love A Little
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