The Road Medley on the Venus release "Singer
Presents Elvis" is the original master of
the Road Medley (without It Hurts Me and
Let Yourself Go etc...) but has the full
Take 1 of If I Can Dream on 'Platinum'
has left and right channels reversed.
It's likely that the vocals on the acetate of
A Little Less Conversation, released on
'Memories' and 'The Complete '68 Comeback Special',
were overdubbed in the evening of June 24. A
Little Less Conversation is thought to be
the eventually unused "Reprise" version.
The 'A Life in Music' information about the March
7 'Live a Little, Love a Little' soundtrack backing
track (take 16) being used with replaced, overdubbed
vocals is incorrect. The track and background
vocals of the TV Special A Little Less Conversation
are unique and in a different, lower, key. Neither
is it close to the March 7 outtake or LP version.
Although an acetate of the instrumental and background
vocal tracks of the original 'Live a Little, Love
a Little' version was produced, and released on
the bootleg LP 'The '68 Comeback', it apparently
wasn't overdubbed at any stage during the production
of the TV Special. It was maybe used as a lead
track to guide the percussion when recording a
new version. The drum work of the June version
is simplified, but fairly synchronized with the
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.