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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:
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

8.00pm Stand Up Show
(702)
  June 29 1968 (Sat)
Introduction
1:21     The '68 Comeback (Deluxe DVD)°~Comp. Burbank Sessions Volume 3°
Heartbreak Hotel (False Start) 0:30
FRA1
8100 The Complete '68 Comeback Special 3°~Burbank '68 (FTD)°~The '68
Comeback (Deluxe DVD)°~Comp. Burbank Sessions Volume 3°
Heartbreak Hotel / 0:48
FRA1
8100 The Complete '68 Comeback Special 3°~Burbank '68 (FTD)°~The '68
Comeback (Deluxe DVD)° ~Comp. Burbank Sessions Volume 3°
Hound Dog / 0:47
FRA1
8101 The Complete '68 Comeback Special 3°~Burbank '68 (FTD)°~The '68
Comeback (Deluxe DVD)°~Comp. Burbank Sessions Volume 3°
All Shook Up 1:40
FRA1
8102 The Complete '68 Comeback Special 3°~Burbank '68 (FTD)°~The '68
Comeback (Deluxe DVD)°~Comp. Burbank Sessions Volume 3°
Can't Help Falling In Love 2:24
FRA1
8103 The Complete '68 Comeback Special 3°~Burbank '68 (FTD)°~The '68
Comeback (Deluxe DVD)°~Comp. Burbank Sessions Volume 3°
Jailhouse Rock 2:00
WPA1
8037 Complete Elvis Presley Masters 16 (Sony)°~The Comp. '68 Comeback
Special (Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 7)°~Burbank '68 (FTD)°
+The Complete '68 Comeback Special CD1°+3°~The '68 Comeback
(Deluxe DVD)°~NBC TV Special°~Elvis Aron Presley 2°~Complete
Burbank Sessions Volume 3°
Don't Be Cruel 1:37
WPA1
8114 The Complete '68 Comeback Special 3°~Burbank '68 (FTD)°~The '68
Comeback (Deluxe DVD)°~NBC TV Special° ('91 CD)~Complete
Burbank Sessions Volume 3°
Blue Suede Shoes (False Start) 0:20
  The Comp. '68 Comeback Special 3°~The '68 Comeback (Deluxe DVD)°
~Complete Burbank Sessions Volume 3°
Blue Suede Shoes 2:48
CPA5
5149 The Complete '68 Comeback Special 3°~Memories°+The '68 Comeback
(Deluxe DVD)°~Complete Burbank Sessions Volume 3°
Love Me Tender 3:09
WPA1
8038 Complete Elvis Presley Masters 16 (Sony)°~The Comp. '68 Comeback
Special (Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 7)°~Burbank '68 (FTD)°
+The Complete '68 Comeback Special 1°+3°~NBC TV Special°~The
'68 Comeback (Deluxe DVD)°~Comp. Burbank Sessions Volume 3°
(Vocal Overdub of "After Karate" Section 3 'Track')
("Guitar Man with Road")
 
(Slate changed to 801 before Take 1) 1:53   (703) The '68 Comeback (Deluxe DVD)°~Comp. Burbank Sessions Volume 3°
Trouble / Guitar Man (False Start) 1:58 Take 1 (801) The '68 Comeback (Deluxe DVD)°~Comp. Burbank Sessions Volume 3°
Trouble / Guitar Man (False Start) 0:51 Take 2 (802) The '68 Comeback (Deluxe DVD)°~Comp. Burbank Sessions Volume 3°
Trouble / Guitar Man (False Start) 1:09 Take 3 (803) Memories°+The Complete '68 Comeback Special 3°+The '68 Comeback
(Deluxe DVD)°~Complete Burbank Sessions Volume 3°
Trouble / Guitar Man (Used for
__Soundtrack Medley)
2:46 Take 4
WPA1
(804)
8049
Burbank '68 (FTD)°+The Complete '68 Comeback Special 3°+The '68
Comeback (Deluxe DVD)°~Comp. Burbank Sessions Volume 3°
Trouble / Guitar Man (Complete) 4:26 Take 5 (805) Memories°+The Complete '68 Comeback Special 3°+The '68 Comeback
(Deluxe DVD)°~Complete Burbank Sessions Volume 3°
If I Can Dream (Playback & Lip-Synch
__of June 23 Master
)
3:44  
(WPA1
(806)
8029)
The Comp. '68 Comeback Special 3°+The '68 Comeback (Deluxe DVD)°
~Complete Burbank Sessions Volume 3°

Notes

Numbers shown in brackets refer to the Slate / Clapperboard numbers used during filming.

The intro of Jailhouse Rock and Don't Be Cruel on FTD's 'Burbank 68' has faded applause overdubbed during the first seconds of each song.

"Guitar Man with Road" 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, that will become part of the composite 'Road Medley' used for the filmed soundtrack.

Elvis can be heard fooling around with the songs Tiptoe Through The Tulips and McArthur Park before Take 5 of Trouble/Guitar Man.

Take 5 of Trouble/Guitar Man on 'Memories' is spliced - The first three lines (before "just look right in my face" are taken from the false start Take 3. Take 3 of Trouble / Guitar Man on 'Memories' has overdubbed applause after the false start.

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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