It seems as if RCA's tapes were rolling before
the video cameras started rolling, as we get more
takes or parts of takes from RCA / BMG than we
do on the EPE Deluxe "Aloha From Hawaii"
2 DVD Box Set.
The master of Blue Hawaii is listed as
Take 10 in 'Sessions III' but listed as being
Take 2 in 'A Life In Music'.
The master of Hawaiian Wedding Song is
listed as Take 2 in 'A Life In Music' and 'Sessions
The master of Ku-U-I-Po is listed as Take
4 in 'A Life In Music'' but listed as being Take
2 in 'Sessions III.
Take 1 of Ku-U-I-Po is edited on the 'Alternate
Aloha' CD to take out the line "See the sweet
Hawaiian rose, see it blossom through it's nose".
The complete unedited take along with dialogue
and false start can be found on the Venus bootleg
release "Unedited Masters - Stax 1973".
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.