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February 21 / 22 1967
(+ 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)

RCA Studio B - Nashville, Tennessee
Soundtrack Session for United Artists' Clambake
United Artists Producer : Jeffrey Alexander
Producer : Felton Jarvis
Engineer : Jim Malloy
(6.00pm - 6.00am)

Musicians:   Backup Vocals:
Guitar:
Scotty Moore The Jordanaires: Gordon Stoker; Neal Matthews; Hoyt Hawkins; Ray
Guitar: Chip Young Walker
Drums: Murrey 'Buddy' Harman Millie Kirkham
Drums: D.J. Fontana  
Guitar / Harmonica Charlie McCoy  
Piano: Floyd Cramer  
Piano: Hoyt Hawkins  
Bass: Bob Moore  
Steel Guitar: Peter Drake  
Saxophone: Norman Ray  

Who Needs Money? (track)
  February 21 / 22 1967 (Tue / Wed)
Take NA     (not used)
(New 'track' recorded on Feb. 22)
 

The Girl I Never Loved
UPA3 8447
  February 21 / 22 1967 (Tue / Wed)
Take 1        
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4 Reh'sal
+FS
1:25 "Down in the Alley" Clambake (FTD)°°~Sessions From Clambake (Victrola)°°
Take 5 Complete 2:07   Clambake (FTD)°°+Sessions From Clambake (Victrola)°°
Take 6        
Take 7        
Take 8 FS 0:32   Sessions From Clambake (Victrola)°~A Legendary Performer Vol 7°
Take 9 M 1:50 (1:56 with count-in) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 14 (Sony)°°~Girls! Girls! & More Girls!
(Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 17)°°~Clambake (remastered
soundtrack)°°~Clambake (FTD)°°~Double Features - Kissin' Cousins
/ Clambake / Stay Away, Joe°°~Sessions From Clambake (Victrola)°°
(CD1 track 5)+Sessions From Clambake (Victrola)° (CD2 track 11)
(count-in only - master cut from tape)
Take 10 FS 0:20   Sessions From Clambake (Victrola)°~A Legendary Performer Vol 7°
Take 11 Complete 2:00   Sessions From Clambake (Victrola)°~A Legendary Performer Vol 7°
(count-in)~24 Carat Gold°

The Girl I Never Loved (movie version)
   
N/A (M)
1:59 Strings overdubbed to Take 9
Sessions From Clambake (Victrola)°~Soundtrack°

How Can You Lose What You Never Had
UPA3 8448
  February 21 / 22 1967 (Tue / Wed)
Take 1 FS
0:55   Clambake (FTD)°°~Sessions From Clambake (Victrola)°° (count-in)
~Collectors Gold 1°° ("Down In The Alley")
Take 2 Complete 3:20   Clambake (FTD)°°~Sessions From Clambake (Victrola)°° (count-in &
complete)~Collectors Gold 1°° (count-in only)
Take 3 Complete 2:44   Clambake (FTD)°° (count-in - 2:37)~Collectors Gold 1°°+Come What May°
~Sessions From Clambake (Victrola)° (additional dialogue & count-in)
Take 4        
Take 5        
Take 6 M 2:28   Complete Elvis Presley Masters 14 (Sony)°°~Sun Sand & Surf (Franklin
Mint Comp. Masters Collection 14)°°~Clambake (remastered r'track)°°
~Clambake (FTD)°°~Double Features - Kissin' Cousins / Clambake
/ Stay Away, Joe°°~Sessions From Clambake (Victrola)°°

You Don't Know Me
UPA3 8449
  February 21 / 22 1967 (Tue / Wed)
Take 1 FS+LFS
2:35 (preceded by rehearsal) 24 Carat Gold° (1:51)+Sessions From Clambake (Victrola)°
Take 2 FS 0:45   24 Carat Gold° (0:32)+Sessions From Clambake (Victrola)°
Take 3 Complete 2:43   Today, Tomorrow And Forever 3°°+Clambake (FTD)°°~Sessions From
Clambake (Victrola)°°~24 Carat Gold° (count-in)
Take 4        
Take 5        
Take 6        
Take 7 FS 0:47   Clambake (FTD)°°~Sessions From Clambake (Victrola)°°
Take 8        
Take 9        
Take 10 Complete 2:29   Clambake (FTD)°°~Sessions From Clambake (Victrola)°°
Take 11        
Take 12 FS 0:31   24 Carat Gold° (0:24)+Sessions From Clambake (Victrola)°
Take 13 Complete 2:38   24 Carat Gold° (2:34)+Sessions From Clambake (Victrola)°
Take 14        
Take 15        
Take 16        
Take 17        
Take 18 Complete 2:35   24 Carat Gold°+Sessions From Clambake (Victrola)° (count-in)
Take 19        
Take 20 M 2:12 (2:20 with count-in) (WPA5 2501) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 14 (Sony)°°~Double Features - Kissin'
Cousins / Clambake / Stay Away, Joe°°~Command Performances -
Essential 60's Masters II°° (master only)+Clambake (FTD)°° (count-in)

You Don't Know Me (movie version)
   
N/A (M)
2:34 Strings overdubbed to Take 20
Sessions From Clambake (Victrola)°~Soundtrack°

A House That Has Everything
UPA3 8445
  February 21 / 22 1967 (Tue / Wed)
Take 1        
Take 2 FS
0:34   Sessions From Clambake (Victrola)°~24 Carat Gold°
Take 3 LFS 2:22   Sessions From Clambake (Victrola)°~24 Carat Gold°
Take 4 FS 0:28   Clambake (FTD)°°(with dialogue from after Take 3)~Sessions From
Clambake (Victrola)°
Take 5 FS 0:57   Clambake (FTD)°°~24 Carat Gold°+Sessions From Clambake (Victrola)°
(extra dialogue)
Take 6 Complete 2:34   Clambake (FTD)°°~Sessions From Clambake (Victrola)° (count-in)
~24 Carat Gold°
Take 7        
Take 8 M 2:16   Complete Elvis Presley Masters 14 (Sony)°°~Sun Sand & Surf (Franklin
Mint Comp. Masters Collection 14)°°~Clambake (remastered s'track)°°
~Clambake (FTD)°°~Double Features - Kissin' Cousins / Clambake / Stay
Away, Joe°°~Sessions From Clambake (Victrola)°°

Notes

All songs on the Double Features release have left and right channels reversed.

Take 1 of 'How Can You Lose What You Never Had' on Collectors Gold has Elvis singing a line of 'Down In The Alley'. This is actually from before Take 4 of 'The Girl I Never Loved' and can be found in the correct place on FTD's Clambake extended soundtrack.

On the CD Movie Session Memories (FG 973001), rip-off bootlegger Famous Groove spliced the intro of 'How Can You Lose What You Never Had'Take 1 with the rest of Take 3, calling it "Take 2". There was a "Take 2" announcement only, on BMG's Collectors Gold that it was appended to. Not only pathetic, but a waste of time. All such home-spliced outtakes will be revealed eventually.

The original matrix number for 'You Don't Know Me' (Movie Version) (UPA3 8449) was changed when it was eventually released on Double Features (WPA5 2501).

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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Clambake
Clambake
 


Music Sheets
Music Sheet
The Girl I Never Loved
The Girl I Never Loved (Thanks to Christopher Brown)
Music Sheet
How Can You Lose What You Never Had
How Can You Lose What You Never Had
Music Sheet
You Don't Know Me
You Don't Know Me

 
Music Sheet
A House That Has Everything
A House That Has Everything (Thanks to Christopher Brown)
 

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