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June 29 1966
(+ 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)

MGM Sound Stage - Hollywood, California
Soundtrack Session for MGM's Double Trouble
MGM Producer : Jeffrey Alexander
Engineers : Aaron Rochin / Lyle Burbridge
(7.00pm - 12.00am / 1.00am - 3.00am)

Musicians:   Backup Vocals:
Guitar:
Scotty Moore The Jordanaires: Gordon Stoker; Neal Matthews; Hoyt Hawkins; Ray
Guitar: Hilmer J 'Tiny' Timbrell Walker
Guitar / Harmonica: Charlie McCoy  
Bass: Bob Moore  
Drums: D.J. Fontana  
Drums: Murrey 'Buddy' Harman  
Piano: Floyd Cramer  
Saxophone: Homer 'Boots' Randolph  
Steel Guitar: Peter Drake  
Trombone: Richard Noel  

Double Trouble
  2006 June 29 1966 (Wed)
Take 1 Complete 1:39   Double Trouble (FTD)°
Take 2 FS 0:05   Double Trouble (FTD)°
Take 3 Complete 1:45   Double Trouble (FTD)°
Take 4 (M) 1:38 (used for composite master)  

Double Trouble (movie version - transfer)
2306 (June 30 1966)
Take 1 (M)
1:38 Mono transfer of 2006-04
(1:50 with count-in)
Acetate° (count-in)

Double Trouble (work part - ending)
     
Take NA (M) 0:07 Band & Jordanaires' big ending
to 2006-04

(used for composite master)
Tape°°

Double Trouble (revised - composite)
     
Spliced (M) 1:40 Composite of 2006-04
& work part - ending
.
Score overdubbed in November
 

Double Trouble (revised movie version - transfer)
2406 (July 9 1966)
Take 1     Mono transfer of revised composite
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4 (M)
1:40 (1:53 with count-in) Acetate° (count-in for 2006-04)

Baby, If You'll Give Me All Of Your Love
  2007 June 29 1966 (Wed)
Take 1        
Take 2 Complete 2:25   Double Trouble (FTD)°
Take 3 LFS 0:55   Double Trouble (FTD)°
Take 4 Complete 1:55   Double Trouble (FTD)°
Take 5 (M) 1:48 Undubbed master (no guitar)  
         
Overdub M 1:48 Overdubbed on July 14
Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 14 (Sony)°°~Girls! Girls! & More Girls!
(Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 17)°°~Double Trouble (FTD)°°
~Double Features - Spinout / Double Trouble°°+Celluloid Rock 2-3°°
(no backing vocals)

Baby, If You'll Give Me All Of Your Love (movie - transfer)
2307 (June 30 1966)
Take 1 (M)
1:48 Mono transfer of 2007-05
(2:06 with count-in)
Acetate° (count-in)

I Love Only One Girl
UPA3 3940 2008 June 29 1966 (Wed)
Take 1 Complete 2:25   Double Trouble (FTD)°
Take 2 M 1:54   Complete Elvis Presley Masters 14 (Sony)°°~Girls! Girls! & More Girls!
(Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 17)°°~Double Trouble (FTD)°°
~Double Features - Spinout / Double Trouble°°~Celluloid Rock 2-3°°

I Love Only One Girl (movie version - transfer)
2308 (June 30 1966)
Take 1 (M)
1:54 Mono transfer of 2008-02
(2:08 with count-in)
Acetate° (count-in)

It Won't Be Long
UPA3 3942 2009 June 29 1966 (Wed)
Take 1 FS 0:28   Double Trouble (FTD)°
Take 2 Complete 1:54   Double Trouble (FTD)°
Take 3 M 1:46   Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 14 (Sony)°°~Around The World (Franklin
Mint Complete Masters Collection 20)°°~Double Trouble (FTD)°°~Double
Features - Spinout / Double Trouble°°~Celluloid Rock 2-3°°
Take 4        
Take 5 Complete 1:49   Double Trouble (FTD)°

It Won't Be Long (movie version - transfer)
2309 (June 30 1966)
Take 1 (M)
1:49 Mono transfer of 2009-03
(2:16 with count-in)
Acetate° (count-in)~From The Archives Volume 2°

It Won't Be Long (movie version - transfer)
2309 (August 30 1966)
Take 2 (M)
1:17 Mono transfer of 2009-03 (edited)
(1:41 with count-in)
Acetate° (count-in)

Old MacDonald (track)
  2010 June 29 1966 (Wed)
Take 1        
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4        
Take 5        
Take 6        
Take 7 (M)   (Vocal overdub on June 30)  

Long Legged Girl (With The Short Dress On) (remake)
UPA3 3937 2011 June 29 1966 (Wed)
Take 1 LFS 1:03 "Old MacDonald" Double Trouble (FTD)°
Take 2 Complete 1:39   Double Trouble (FTD)°
Take 3        
Take 4        
Take 5 M 1:27 (1:46 with count-in) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 14 (Sony)°°~Girls! Girls! & More Girls!
(Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 17)°°~Double Trouble (FTD)°°
~Almost In Love°° (drum intro)+Double Features - Spinout / Double
Trouble°°~Celluloid Rock 2-3°°~Command Performances°° (no drum
intro) (master only)+Acetate°+The Mono Masters CD2 (Venus)°

Long Legged Girl (With The Short Dress On) (movie - transfer)
2311 (June 30 1966)
Take 1 (M)
1:27 Mono transfer of 2011-05
(1:34 with count-in)
Acetate° (count-in)

Notes

Except for masters and alternate masters - all original 3-Track tapes are lost.

Celluloid Rock Volume 2 (Cool Romeo) has a binaural mix used for the masters.

Take 4 of 'Double Trouble' has no ending - it just stops the same way as takes 1 and 3 both end. The ending, with the band and The Jordanaires, was done at a later date, before July 9 1966, when a new "Revised Version" acetate was cut.

'It Won't Be Long' on the bootleg From The Archives Volume 2 is just one channel removed and then centred from the binaural tape.

After Take 1 of 'Long Legged Girl (With The Short Dress On)', part of 'Old MacDonald' can he heard for a few seconds.

The drum intro for 'Long Legged Girl (With The Short Dress On)' is missing on Double Features, Command Performances and Celluloid Rock.

An approximation of how the musical score fits into the movie is shown below, but this is just an educated guess as some timings of tracks do not match timings on MGM's Daily Music Reports from the scoring sessions.

All timings in the 'Musical Breakdown' below are taken from the DVD release of the movie.

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.

Sample of 'Double Trouble' with the original Take 4 in the left channel and overdubbed master in the right channel.

Session Logs
Musical Breakdown
Double Trouble
Double Trouble
Recording Information
Double Trouble
Double Trouble
 

Acetate
Double Trouble
Double Trouble (2306)
Acetate
Double Trouble (revised)
Double Trouble - Revised (2406)
Acetate
Baby, If You'll Give Me All Of Your Love
Baby, If You'll Give Me All Of Your Love (2307)

Acetate
I Love Only One Girl
I Love Only One Girl (2308)
Acetate
It Won't Be Long
It Won't Be Long (2309)
Acetate
Long Legged Girl (With The Short Dress On)
Long Legged Girl (With The Short Dress On) (2311)

 
Demo Acetate
Baby, If You'll Give Me All Of Your Love
Baby, If You'll Give Me All Of Your Love
 


Music Sheets
Music Sheet
Double Trouble
Double Trouble
Music Sheet
Baby, If You'll Give Me All Of Your Love
Baby, If You'll Give Me All Of Your Love (Thanks to Christopher Brown)
Music Sheet
I Love Only One Girl
I Love Only One Girl (Thanks to Glen Johnson)

Music Sheet
It Won't Be Long
It Won't Be Long (Thanks to Glen Johnson)
Music Sheet
Long Legged Girl (With The Short Dress On)
Long Legged Girl (With The Short Dress On) (Thanks to Christopher Brown)
 

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