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May 24 1971 (Overdub)
(+ 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 A - Nashville, Tennessee
Producer: Felton Jarvis
Engineer: Al Pachucki

Musicians:   Backup Vocals:
NA   The Imperials: Terry Blackwood; Joe Moscheo; Greg Gordon; Armond
Morales; Jimmie Murray & Millie Kirkham

It Won't Seem Like Christmas (Without You) (overdub)
APA4 1260
  May 24 1971 (Mon)
Overdub (M)   Backup vocals overdubed to
May 15 master
 
         
Overdub M 2:41 String overdubs on June 22 Complete Elvis Presley Masters 21 (Sony)°°~Christmas With Elvis
(Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 4)°°~The Wonderful World Of
Christmas (FTD)°°~Christmas Peace (DSD)°°~If Everyday Was Like
Christmas°°~The Wonderful World Of Christmas°°

If I Get Home On Christmas Day (overdub)
APA4 1261
  May 24 1971 (Mon)
Overdub (M)   Backup vocals overdubbed to
May 15 master
 
         
Overdub M 2:52 Brass & string overdubs on June 21 Complete Elvis Presley Masters 21 (Sony)°°~Christmas With Elvis
(Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 4)°°~The Wonderful World Of
Christmas (FTD)°°~Christmas Peace (DSD)°°~If Everyday Was Like
Christmas°°~The Wonderful World Of Christmas°°

Holly Leaves And Christmas Trees (overdub)
APA4 1263
  May 24 1971 (Mon)
Overdub (M)   Backup vocals overdubbed to
May 15 master
 
         
Overdub M 2:13 String overdubs on June 22 Complete Elvis Presley Masters 21 (Sony)°°~Christmas With Elvis
(Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 4)°°~The Wonderful World Of
Christmas (FTD)°°~Christmas Peace (DSD)°°~If Everyday Was Like
Christmas°°~The Wonderful World Of Christmas°°

Silver Bells (overdub)
APA4 1265
  May 24 1971 (Mon)
Overdub (M)   Backup vocals overdubbed to
May 15 master
 
         
Overdub (M)   String overdubs on June 22  
Overdub M 2:28 Bells overdubbed on July 26 Complete Elvis Presley Masters 21 (Sony)°°~Christmas With Elvis
(Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 4)°°~The Wonderful World Of
Christmas (FTD)°°~Christmas Peace (DSD)°°~If Everyday Was Like
Christmas°°~The Wonderful World Of Christmas°°+Blue Christmas°°
(different mixes)

I'll Be Home On Christmas Day (overdub)
APA4 1266
  May 24 1971 (Mon)
Overdub (M)   Backing vocals overdubbed to
May 16 master
 
         
Overdub M 3:50 Drums & string overdubs on June 22 Complete Elvis Presley Masters 21 (Sony)°°~Christmas With Elvis
(Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 4)°°~The Wonderful World Of
Christmas (FTD)°°~Christmas Peace (DSD)°°~If Everyday Was Like
Christmas°°~The Wonderful World Of Christmas°°

On A Snowy Christmas Night (overdub)
APA4 1267
  May 24 1971 (Mon)
Overdub (M)   Backup vocals overdubbed to
May 16 master
 
         
Overdub M 2:50 String overdubs on June 22 Complete Elvis Presley Masters 21 (Sony)°°~Christmas With Elvis
(Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 4)°°~The Wonderful World Of
Christmas (FTD)°°~Christmas Peace (DSD)°°~If Everyday Was Like
Christmas°°~The Wonderful World Of Christmas°°+O Come All Ye
Faithful° (see note)

O Come, All Ye Faithful (overdub)
APA4 1270
  May 24 1971 (Mon)
Overdub (M)   Additional backup vocals overdubbed
to May 16 master
 
         
Overdub (M)   Brass & string overdubs on June 21  
Overdub M 2:48 Organ overdubbed on July 26 Complete Elvis Presley Masters 21 (Sony)°°~Christmas With Elvis
(Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 4)°°~The Wonderful World Of
Christmas (FTD)°°~Christmas Peace (DSD)°°~Comp Single Collection 7°°
~If Everyday Was Like Christmas°°~The Wonderful World Of Christmas°°
+Blue Christmas°°+The Nation's Favourite Elvis Song°° (different mixes)
+The Mono Masters CD4 (Venus)°

The First Noel (overdub)
APA4 1271
  May 24 1971 (Mon)
Overdub M 2:13 Backup vocals overdubbed to
May 16 master
Complete Elvis Presley Masters 21 (Sony)°°~Christmas With Elvis
(Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 4)°°~The Wonderful World Of
Christmas (FTD)°°~Christmas Peace (DSD)°°~If Everyday Was Like
Christmas°°~The Wonderful World Of Christmas°°+Blue Christmas°°
+O Come All Ye Faithful°° (different mixes)

The Wonderful World Of Christmas (overdub)
APA4 1272
  May 24 1971 (Mon)
Overdub (M)   Backup vocals overdubbed to
May 16 master
 
         
Overdub M 1:59 Brass & string overdubs on June 21 Complete Elvis Presley Masters 21 (Sony)°°~Christmas With Elvis
(Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 4)°°~The Wonderful World Of
Christmas (FTD)°°~Christmas Peace (DSD)°°~If Everyday Was Like
Christmas°°~The Wonderful World Of Christmas°°+Unsurp. Mast. 4-15°°
(different mixes)+Tape°° (vocal only)+Tape° (no backing vocals)

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