The February sessions started with a jam of Stranger
in My Own Home Town that was edited down,
assigned matrix number and was actually used as
Take 2 of True Love Travels On A Gravel Road
on 'Today, Tomorrow & Forever' has the left
and right channels swapped.
Take 5 of True Love Travels On A Gravel Road
is edited to take out Elvis swearing ("Streets
paved with fucking gold") on FTD's 'From
Elvis At American Sound' release.
A Guitar (Reggie Young) and Tambourine (Gene
Chrisman) were overdubbed to True Love Travels
On A Gravel Road, but this overdub was not
Remixed versions of of Stranger In My Own
Home Town and True Love Travels On A Gravel
Road can be found on 'The Memphis Record'.
A different edited remix of Stranger In My
Own Home Town can be found on 'Reconsider
'Sessions III' lists vocal repair of And The
Grass Won't Pay No Mind as being done on September
26, but this surely cannot be the case as the
strings and backup vocals were overdubbed on May
7. The most likely date for the vocal repair of
And The Grass Won't Pay No Mind is February
The re-recording of And The Grass Won't Pay No Mind can found on the 2015 album 'If I Can Dream', which contained Elvis' original vocals but with new backings by The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, and which actually went to number one in the UK album charts.
By taking out two of the four channels from the
rare Japanese Quadraphonic LP of 'From Elvis In
Memphis' is how the "Previously Unreleased
Versions" were created on the bootleg "The
Other Side Of Memphis" (Bilko).
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.