Tape reel #2 from this session is missing, and
this is the reel that would have included the
last takes of I'm Leavin' and the outtakes
of We Can Make The Morning.
An excerpt of Listen To The Bell can be
heard edited in before It's Only Love on
'Essential Elvis Volume 4' - This is from before
Take 4 of A Thing Called Love (May
Remixed versions of I'm Leavin' and
It's Only Love can be found on 'Elvis Aron
Presley' box set.
Extended versions of I'm Leavin' and
It's Only Love were featured on the cassette
only release of the box set 'Elvis Aron Presley'.
It's Only Love from the cassette release was also
released as a 12" Single in 1980, and was
also featured on the UK LP 'The Sound Of Your
The unedited master of I'm Leavin' on
the Madison release 'Let It Roll' is listed as
Take 8. Do "Madison" know something?
It's Only Love on 'Pure Diamonds Volume
1' and 'Rough Cut Diamonds' is probably just the
left channel only (centred) of a stereo acetate
of the fully overdubbed master. By eliminating
the right channel on the same track on the '70's
Box' I was able to get the exact same results.
This is possible because backing vocals (and occasionally
strings) tend to be panned 100% right on the original
mixes from these sessions, so you can often eliminate
them by cutting out the right channel, with no
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.
Thanks to Luuk Bonthond regarding extended versions
of songs on the cassette version of 'Elvis Aron