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July 14 & 25 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

Musicians:   Backup Vocals:
Michael Deasy (July 14) NA
Bass: Jerry Scheff (July 14)  
Drums: Toxey 'French' Sewell (July 14)  
Saxophone: Michael Henderson (July 14)  
Saxophone: Wyman 'Butch' Parker (July 14)  

City By Night (track - overdub)
UPA3 3938 2017 July 14 1966 (Thur)
Take 1     Instrumental overdub of 2001-03
track, which has been slowed down
by approximately 8%

Take 2        
Take 3 (M) 3:03 (Master contains vocal overdub of Track 2017-03)  

Baby, If You'll Give Me All Of Your Love (overdub)
UPA3 3935 2018 July 14 1966 (Thur)
Take 1     Overdub of 2007-05  
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4        
Take 5 M 1:46
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 (wild drum overdub)
2019 July 14 1966 (Thur)
Take 1        
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4 (M) 0:15    

Baby, If You'll Give Me All Of Your Love (movie version)
Spliced (M) 1:45 2019-04 overdubbed to 2018-05 Soundtrack°

Slow Discotheque
2020 July 14 1966 (Thur)
Take 1        
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4 M 2:53 (3:12 with count-in) Acetate°
Take 5 (M) 1:25 Alternate master ?  

Fast Discotheque
2021 July 14 1966 (Thur)
Take 1 M 1:25 (1:42 with count-in)
(Re-recorded as 'Vicuna (Claire's
Theme)' on November 18 1966

City By Night (vocal overdub #2)
UPA3 3938 2027 July 25 1966 (Mon)
Take 1     Vocal overdub of 2017-03
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4        
Take 5 M 3:03   Complete 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°°

City By Night (movie version - transfer)
2402 (July 26 1966)
Take 1     Mono transfer of 2027-05  
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4        
Take 5 (M)
3:03 (3:23 with count-in) Acetate° (count-in for 2017-03 & 2027-05)~Soundtrack° (2:57)
Take 6 (M)
3:03 (3:22 with count-in) Acetate° (count-in for 2017-03 & 2027-05)


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.

There is no information for production numbers 2015 and 2016 (except 2015 being listed as "Kickdrum"), but they could be for instrumental work done on the new track for 'City By Night'.

Production numbers 2020 and 2021 are for instrumentals originally to be used in the movie. 2020 is the same tune as 2021 but played at a much slower pace. These were eventually not used in the movie, with 2021 being re-recorded as 'Vicuna (Claire's Theme)' on November 18 1966 during scoring of the movie.

It is unknown exactly when Elvis recorded his vocal overdub to track 2027 (2001-03 (slowed down) / 2017-03), but an acetate with two slightly different mixes, was cut on July 26 1966, and as acetates were normally cut the day after they were recorded, an educated guess is that Elvis recorded his vocal on Monday July 25 1966.

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.

Thanks to Erik Rasmussen and Kevan Budd for information on the missing production numbers and overdubs for 'City By Night'.

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

Slow Discotheque
Slow Discotheque
Fast Discotheque
Fast  Discotheque
City By Night
City By Night (2402-05)

Music Sheets
Music Sheet
City By Night
City By Night (Thanks to Piotr Stefaniszyn)
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)