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January 14 1973
(+ 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)

Honolulu International Center - Honolulu, Hawaii
Producers: Joan Deary / Marty Pasetta (NBC)
Engineers: Al Pachucki / Dick Baxter
(After 12.30am Show)

Musicians:   Backup Vocals:
Guitar:
James Burton JD Sumner & The Stamps Quartet: Bill Baize; Ed Enoch; Donnie Sumner;
Guitar: Charlie Hodge Edward Wideman
Guitar: John Wilkinson Kathy Westmoreland
Bass: Jerry Scheff  
Piano: Glen D. Hardin  
Drums: Ronnie Tutt  

Blue Hawaii
CPA5 4756
  January 14 1973 (Sun)
Rehearsal 0:51 (not recorded in full) Aloha From Hawaii 3 (FTD)°°~Unedited Masters - Stax '73 (Venus)°°
Take 1 FS 2:31 (preceded and followed by dialogue) Alternate Aloha (CD)°° (count-in only) (listed as Take 9 in Sessions III)
+Aloha From Hawaii 3 (FTD)°° (2:07 - dialogue edited)+Unedited Masters
- Stax '73 (Venus)°°
Take 2 M 3:10 (Master - 2:31) "That's a print" Complete Elvis Presley Masters 24 (Sony)°°~Comp. Aloha From Hawaii
Concert (Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 5)°°~Elvis Fool (FTD)°°
~Aloha From Hawaii (CD)°°~(Legacy)°°+The Alternate Aloha (CD)°°
+Aloha From Hawaii 3 (FTD)°° (diff. mixes)+Unedited Masters - Stax '73
(Venus)°° (3:04)+Aloha From Hawaii (Deluxe DVD)°° (count-in & extra
dialogue at end)

Ku-U-I-Po
CPA5 4757
  January 14 1973 (Sun)
Rehearsal 3:22 (preceded by dialogue) The Alternate Aloha (CD)°° (dialogue only)+Unedited Masters - Stax '73
(Venus)°° (2:18)+Aloha From Hawaii 3 (FTD)°° (2:33)
Take 1 LFS 2:02   The Alternate Aloha (CD)°° (edited)+Unedited Masters-Stax '73 (Venus)°°
+Aloha From Hawaii 3 (FTD)°°
Take 2 FS 3:19 (preceded by rehearsal) Unedited Masters - Stax '73 (Venus)°° (reh'sal - listed as Take 1)+Aloha
From Hawaii (Deluxe DVD)°° (1:34 - FS - listed as Take 1)+Aloha From
Hawaii 3 (FTD)°° (2:12 - dialogue before FS edited)
Take 3 LFS 2:27   Aloha From Hawaii 3 (FTD)°° (2:02)+Aloha From Hawaii (Deluxe DVD)°°
(listed as Take 2)
Take 4 M 2:26 (Master - 2:08) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 24 (Sony)°°~Comp Aloha From Hawaii
Concert (Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 5)°°~Elvis Fool (FTD)°°
+Aloha From Hawaii (CD)°°~(Legacy)°°+Aloha From Hawaii 3 (FTD)°°
(different mixes)+Aloha From Hawaii (Deluxe DVD)°° (count-in - listed as
Take 3)

No More
CPA5 4758
  January 14 1973 (Sun)
Take 1 Incomp. 3:26   Aloha From Hawaii 3 (FTD)°°
Take 2 Reh'sal 5:38 "Everybody's entitled to one stupid
mistake"
Aloha From Hawaii (Deluxe DVD)°° (0:36 - listed as attempted take)
+Unedited Masters - Stax '73 (Venus)°° (3:34 - listed as Take 1)+Aloha
From Hawaii 3 (FTD)°° (5:06)
Take 3 Complete 3:15   Today, Tomorrow & Forever 4°° (2:33 - listed as Take 1)+Aloha From
Hawaii 3 (FTD)°° (2:40)+Aloha From Hawaii (Deluxe DVD)°° (count-in
- listed as Take 1)
Take 4 M 3:16 (Master - 2:28) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 24 (Sony)°°~Complete Aloha From Hawaii
Concert (Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 5)°°~Elvis Fool (FTD)°°
~Aloha From Hawaii (CD)°°~(Legacy)°°+Aloha From Hawaii (Deluxe
DVD)°° (2:52 - listed as Take 2)+Aloha From Hawaii 3 (FTD)°° (3:04)

Hawaiian Wedding Song
CPA5 4759
  January 14 1973 (Sun)
Take 1 Complete 3:01   Aloha From Hawaii 3 (FTD)°°
Rehearsal 4:01   Unedited Masters - Stax '73 (Venus)°° (1:04 - edited - listed as Take 2)
~The Alternate Aloha (CD)°° (1:04 - edited - listed Take 1 in Sessions III)
+Aloha From Hawaii (Deluxe DVD)°° (listed as Take 1)+Aloha From
Hawaii (Deluxe DVD)°° (listed as Take 2)+Aloha From Hawaii 3 (FTD)°°
Take 2 Complete 2:15   Aloha From Hawaii 3 (FTD)°°+Unedited Masters - Stax '73 (Venus)°°
(part of count-in - listed as Take 4)+Aloha From Hawaii (Deluxe DVD)°°
(count-in - listed as Take 3)
Take 3 M 2:57 (Master - 1:54) "That's a print" Complete Elvis Presley Masters 24 (Sony)°°~Complete Aloha From Hawaii
Concert (Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 5)°°~Elvis Fool (FTD)°°
~Aloha From Hawaii (CD)°°~(Legacy)°°+The Alternate Aloha (CD)°°
(piano notes at start)~Unedited Masters - Stax '73 (Venus)°° (listed as
Take 3)+Aloha From Hawaii (Deluxe DVD)°° (count-in - listed as Take 4)
+Aloha From Hawaii 3 (FTD)°° (additional dialogue at end)

Early Mornin' Rain
CPA5 4760
  January 14 1973 (Sun)
Take 1 Complete 3:38   Unedited Masters - Stax '73 (Venus)°° (3:00 - listed as Take 2)+Aloha
From Hawaii 3 (FTD)°° (additional dialogue at end)
Take 2 M 3:23 (Master - 2:52) "That's fantastic" Complete Elvis Presley Masters 24 (Sony)°°~Complete Aloha From Hawaii
Concert (Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 5)°°~Elvis Fool (FTD)°°
~Aloha From Hawaii (CD)°°~(Legacy)°°+Aloha From Hawaii 3 (FTD)°°
(additional dialogue at end)+Aloha From Hawaii (Deluxe DVD)°° (count-in)

Notes

It seems as if RCA's tapes were rolling before the video cameras started rolling, as we get more takes or parts of takes from RCA / BMG than we do on the EPE Deluxe Aloha From Hawaii 2-DVD Box Set.

The master of 'Blue Hawaii' is Take 2, and is listed as Take 2 in A Life In Music, but it is listed as being Take 10 in Sessions III.

The master of 'Ku-U-I-Po' is Take 4, and is listed as Take 4 in A Life In Music, but it is listed as being Take 2 in Sessions III. Incidently, it is listed as being Take 3 on the 2004 Deluxe DVD set of Aloha From Hawaii.

The master of 'No More' is Take 4, and is listed as Take 4 in A Life In Music and Sessions III, but it is listed as being Take 2 on the 2004 Deluxe DVD set of Aloha From Hawaii.

The master of 'Hawaiian Wedding Song' is Take 3, but is listed as Take 2 in A Life In Music and Sessions III. Incidently, it is listed as being Take 4 on the 2004 Deluxe DVD set of Aloha From Hawaii.

Take 1 of 'Ku-U-I-Po' is edited on the Alternate Aloha CD to take out the line "See the sweet Hawaiian rose, see it blossom through it's nose". The complete unedited take along with dialogue and false start can be found on the Venus bootleg release Stax '73 - Unedited Masters.

This complete after show session, although slightly edited to take out count-ins etc... can be found on the Follow That Dream 3xCD set Aloha From Hawaii via Satellite.

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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