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July 26 1965
(+ 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)

Radio Recorders Studio B - Hollywood, California
Soundtrack Session for Paramount's Paradise, Hawaiian Style
Paramount Producer : Joseph Lilley
Engineer : Dave Wiechman

Musicians:   Backup Vocals:
Guitar:
Scotty Moore The Jordanaires: Gordon Stoker; Neal Matthews; Hoyt Hawkins; Ray
Guitar: Barney Kessel Walker ('Drums Of The Islands')
Guitar: Charlie McCoy  
Steel Guitar: Bernal Lewis  
Bass: Ray Siegal  
Drums: D.J. Fontana  
Drums: Milton Holland  
Drums: Hal Blaine  
Piano: Larry Muhoberac  

Drums Of The Islands (track)
  AO July 26 1965 (Mon)
Take 1 Complete 3:10    
Take 2 (M) 2:33 "With steel"
(Vocal overdub on August 2)
 
Take 3 LFS      
Take 4 FS      
Take 5 LFS      
Take 6 Complete 2:31    
Take 7 (M) 2:30 "No steel guitar"
Alternate master track
 

Drums Of The Islands - part (track)
  A1O July 26 1965 (Mon)
Take 1 Complete      
Take 2 (M) 0:26 (not used)  

Drums Of The Islands - part (track)
  A2O July 26 1965 (Mon)
Take 1 FS      
Take 2 Complete 0:53    
Take 3 FS      
Take 4 (M)   (not used)  

Drums Of The Islands - part (track)
  A3O July 26 1965 (Mon)
Take 1 (M) 1:03 (not used)  

Datin' (track)
  BO July 26 1965 (Mon)
Take 1        
Take 2 (M)   (Vocal overdub on August 4)  

Scratch My Back (track)
  CO July 26 1965 (Mon)
Take 1        
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4 (M)   (Vocal overdub on August 3)  

Notes

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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Drums Of The Islands
Drums Of The Islands
 

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