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Original Tracklisting for the NBC TV Special "Elvis"
Guitar Man      
Arena Segment      
A Little Less Conversation      
Elvis Talking        
Arena Medley        
Jailhouse Rock        
Heartbreak Hotel        
Don't Be Cruel        
Can't Help Falling In Love        
Hound Dog        
Blue Suede Shoes        
Love Me Tender        
All Shook Up        
U.S. Male        
Arena Segment        
A Little Less Conversation (Reprise)        
Informal Segment        
Cotton Candy Land        
How Would You Like To Be        
Wooden Heart        
Can You Find It In Your Heart        
Gospel Segment        
Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child  
Where Could I Go But To The Lord        
Up Above My Head        
Guitar Man Segment        
Guitar Man        
Let Yourself Go        
Guitar Man        
Big Boss Man        
It Hurts Me        
Guitar Man        
Little Egypt        
Guitar Man        
Show Closer        
I'll Be Home For Christmas        


This is the original concept tracklisting of the NBC-TV Special "Elvis".

Take 2 of A Little Less Conversation, when first discovered on acetate and released on the BMG CD 'Memories' in 1998, was originally thought to have been recorded in June 1968 as part of the recordings for the NBC-TV Special. When the March 7 1968 session tapes were eventually rediscovered, this mistake was realised.

It is also unclear why Take 16 of A Little Less Conversation from the March sessions was dubbed down to a backing track by removing Elvis' vocals from the track, unless an acetate of this backing track, along with an acetate of Take 2, were both cut for possible use on the NBC-TV Special, either as guide vocals (Take 2) or a guide rhythm track (Dubdown of Take 16).

The original concept tracklisting for the NBC-TV Special shows that A Little Less Conversation was originally intended to be used in an "Arena" segment of the show, which eventually never materialised.

This backing track for the dubdown of 2004-16 can be found on the old bootleg LP "The '68 Comeback".

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