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June 29 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)

NBC Studio 4 - Burbank, California
Live Recordings for NBC TV Special 'Elvis'
Arena Segment
Producer: Steve Binder
Engineer: Bones Howe

Musicians:   Backup Vocals:
Electric Guitar:
Elvis Presley The Blossoms : Darlene Love; Jean King; Fanita James
Guitar: Tommy Tedesco  
Guitar: Michael Deasy Orchestra:
Guitar: Alvin Casey Conductor: Billy Goldenberg
Bass / Keyboard: Larry Knechtal Arrangers: Billy Goldenberg; Jack Elliot
Bass: Charles Berghofer Violin: Leonard Atkins; Leonard Malarsky; Sidney Sharp; Thelma Beach;
Drums: Hal Blaine _Marvin Limonick; Joseph Stepansky; Alexander Murray; Ambrose Russo
Piano: Don Randi Cello: Eleanor Saltkin; Paul Bergstrom; Christine Walevska; Emmett
Percussion: John Cyr _Sargeant; Richard Noel; Frank Rosolino; Ernest Tack
Percussion: Elliot Franks Trombone: Francis Howard
Bongo's: Frank DeVito Trumpet: Oliver Mitchell, John Audino, Manny Stevens, Anthony Terran
Harmonica: Tommy Morgan Saxophone: Anthony Ortega; Peter Christlies; John Kelso; Gene Cipriano
    French Horn: Dick Perrisi; William Hinshaw

6.00pm Stand Up Show
(701)
  June 29 1968 (Sat)
Introduction
2:02     Memories° (0:39)+The '68 Comeback (Deluxe DVD)°~Comp. Burbank
Sessions Volume 3°
Heartbreak Hotel / Hound Dog (Incomp) 1:11     The '68 Comeback (Deluxe DVD)°~Comp. Burbank Sessions Volume 3°
One Night (Incomplete) 1:08     The '68 Comeback (Deluxe DVD)°~Comp. Burbank Sessions Volume 3°
Heartbreak Hotel / 0:58
WPA1
8033 Complete Elvis Presley Masters 16 (Sony)°~The Comp. '68 Comeback
Special (Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 7)°~The Complete '68
Comeback Special 1°~2°~Memories°~The '68 Comeback (Deluxe DVD)°
~NBC TV Special°
Hound Dog / 0:43
WPA1
8034 Complete Elvis Presley Masters 16 (Sony)°~The Comp. '68 Comeback
Special (Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 7)°~The Complete '68
Comeback Special 1°~2°~Memories°~The '68 Comeback (Deluxe DVD)°
~NBC TV Special°
All Shook Up 2:00
WPA1
8035 Complete Elvis Presley Masters 16 (Sony)°~The Comp. '68 Comeback
Special (Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 7)°~The Complete '68
Comeback Special 1°~2°~Memories°~The '68 Comeback (Deluxe DVD)°
~NBC TV Special°
Can't Help Falling In Love 2:18
WPA1
8036 Complete Elvis Presley Masters 16 (Sony)°~The Comp. '68 Comeback
Special (Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 7)°~The Complete '68
Comeback Special 1°+2°~Memories°~The '68 Comeback (Deluxe DVD)°
~NBC TV Special°
Jailhouse Rock 1:59
CPA5
5191 The Complete '68 Comeback Special 2°~Memories°~The '68 Comeback
(Deluxe DVD)°
Don't Be Cruel 1:42
CPA5
5192 The Complete '68 Comeback Special 2°~Memories°~The '68 Comeback
(Deluxe DVD)°
Blue Suede Shoes 2:42
LPA5
5817 The Complete '68 Comeback Special 2°~Burbank '68 (FTD)°~The '68
Comeback (Deluxe DVD)°
Love Me Tender 3:49
CPA5
5193 Memories° (3:29)+The Complete '68 Comeback Special 2°~The '68
Comeback (Deluxe DVD)°
Trouble / Guitar Man (Vocal Overdub of
__"After Karate" Section 3 'Track'
)
__(Abandoned)
3:14
CPA5
5150 Memories° (0:04)+The Complete '68 Comeback Special 2°~The '68
Comeback (Deluxe DVD)°
Baby, What You Want Me To Do 3:11
CPA5
5194 Memories° (3:17)+The Complete '68 Comeback Special 2°~The '68
Comeback (Deluxe DVD)°
If I Can Dream (Playback & Lip-Synch
__of June 23 Master
)
3:38
(WPA1
8029) The Comp. '68 Comeback Special 2°~The '68 Comeback (Deluxe DVD)°

Notes

701 shown in brackets refers to the Slate / Clapperboard number used during filming.

Due to technical problems at the start of the show only the first part of Heartbreak Hotel and the end of One Night can be heard.

The original master of Blue Suede Shoes (LPA5 5817) is spliced from this performance and the performance of Blue Suede Shoes from the 6pm show of June 27. The spliced master was released on 'This Is Elvis' soundtrack album.

Elvis plays electric guitar on Baby, What You Want Me To Do.

Trouble / Guitar Man is Elvis' filmed vocal overdub to the already recorded "After Karate - Section 3", recorded on June 21, but with Elvis' original vocals removed from the track. This attempt was abandoned and redone again at the 8.00pm show.

If I Can Dream was 'Lip-Synched' to the already recorded Master done at Western Recorders on June 23.

Orchestra rehearsals took place on June 28 and 29 for the songs being performed at this and the 8.00pm show.

The correct order of songs from the black leather suit portion of the 'NBC TV Special' are as follows:-

Lawdy, Miss Clawdy (June 27 - 8.00pm)
Baby, What You Want Me To Do (June 27 - 6.00pm #2)
Heartbreak Hotel (June 29 - 6.00pm)
Hound Dog (June 29 - 6.00pm)
All Shook Up (June 29 - 6.00pm)
Can't Help Falling In Love (June 29 - 6.00pm)
Jailhouse Rock (June 29 - 8.00pm)
Love Me Tender (June 29 - 8.00pm)
Blue Christmas (June 27 - 8.00pm)
One Night (June 27 - 6.00pm #2)

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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