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March 11 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)

MGM Sound Stage - Hollywood, California
Soundtrack Session for MGM's 'Live A Little, Love A Little'
MGM Producer : Billy Strange
Engineers : Aaron Rochin / Lyle Burbridge


Almost In Love (Vocal Overdub - Movie Version)
2010 March 11 1968 (Mon)
Take 8     (Vocal Overdub of Track 2006-04)
Take 9     (Take numbering continued from
production no. 2005
Take 10 M 3:02 (Not Used)  
Take 11        

Almost In Love (Vocal Overdub - High Key)
2011 March 11 1968 (Mon)
Take 1     (Vocal Overdub of Track 2007-02)  
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4 BD 3:12 (Not Used) Live A Little, Love A Little (FTD)°°

Almost In Love (Vocal Overdub - Low Key)
WPA1 5766
2012 March 11 1968 (Mon)
Take 1     (Vocal Overdub of Track 2006-04)
(Elvis laughing during take)
Take 2 BD 2:39   Live A Little, Love A Little (FTD)°°
Take 3 M 3:14 ('Single' Version) Live A Little, Love A Little (FTD)°°~Comp Elvis Presley Masters 15 (Sony)°°
~Big Screen Drama (Franklin Mint Complete Masters Collection 32)°°
~Double Features - Live A Little, Love A Little / Charro / The Trouble With
Girls / Change Of Habit°°+Single°~Rare Elvis Volume 3° (3:00)+Live A
Little, Love A Little (FTD)°° (Count-in)
Edit M 2:53 (Intro Edited - 'Album' Version) Almost In Love (LP)°°~US Male (LP)°° (Intro Cut)


There is no documentation for this recording session, but it is an educated guess that the session was held at the MGM Sound Stage in Hollywood rather than being at Western Recorders, as the session on March 7 was. The main reason for the MGM Sound Stage assumption is that the engineer heard on the vocal overdub takes isn't Chuck Britz - The engineer sounds more like the engineer used on the 'Double Trouble' and 'Speedway' sessions, which were held at the MGM Sound Stage in Hollywood, where the engineers were Aaron Rochin and Lyle Burbridge.

The first 3 bars (7 seconds) were cut on the LP versions of 'Almost in Love' and 'US Male'.

Production numbers 2008 and 2009 are for instrumental tracks used in the movie. Other production numbers used for non-Elvis film music recordings for this movie are 2013, 2014 to 2037, 2401 to 2404 (score) and 2501 to 2544 (score).

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 Kevan Budd for initial information regarding the unused movie version of Almost In Love, and to Ernst Jørgensen for updated session information after the session tapes were rediscovered.

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