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Elvis At Home - 1960s

Home Recordings

(+ means you need both    ~ means same material    °° means stereo or binaural    ° means mono)

November 1960
525 Perugia Way, Bel Air, Los Angeles, California
(Elvis with Nancy Sharp & Red West)
       
You'll Never Walk Alone (Incomplete) 0:44
    Let Me Be The One - Behind Closed Doors°°
If I Loved You 2:23
FRA1
8108 In A Private Moment (FTD)°+Let Me Be The One - Behind Closed
Doors°°
The Lords Prayer / If I Loved You (Reprise) 2:48     Let Me Be The One - Behind Closed Doors°°
I Wonder, I Wonder, I Wonder (CPA5 5197) 2:42
OPA5
8208 In A Private Moment (FTD)°+Let Me Be The One - Behind Closed
Doors°°
An Evening Prayer (Incomplete) 0:31
FRA1
(CPA5
8111
5199)
In A Private Moment (FTD)° (Not Listed - Track 9)+Let Me Be The One
- Behind Closed Doors°°
Make Believe 1:38
CPA5
5196 Home Recordings°+Let Me Be The One - Behind Closed Doors°°
She Wears My Ring 1:27
CPA5
5200 In A Private Moment (FTD)°+Let Me Be The One - Behind Closed
Doors°°
Sweet Leilani (#1) 2:20
FRA1
8107 In A Private Moment (FTD)° (Track 5)+Let Me Be The One - Behind
Closed Doors°°
Sweet Leilani (#2) 2:29
FRA1
8107 In A Private Moment (FTD)° (Track 12)+Let Me Be The One - Behind
Closed Doors°°
Sweet Leilani (Reprise) 2:01     Let Me Be The One - Behind Closed Doors°
Beyond The Reef (Incomplete) 1:34
FRA1
8106 In A Private Moment (FTD)°~Let Me Be The One - Behind Closed
Doors°
When The Swallows Come Back To _Capistrano 2:42
CPA5
5198 In A Private Moment (FTD)°+Let Me Be The One - Behind Closed
Doors°
He 1:45
CPA5
5199 In A Private Moment (FTD)° (Track 9)~Peace In The Valley 3°~Let Me
Be The One - Behind Closed Doors°
Hands Off 1:05
CPA5
5195 Home Recordings°~Let Me Be The One - Behind Closed Doors°
Lawdy, Miss Clawdy (Incomplete) 0:30
FRA1
8109 In A Private Moment (FTD)°+Let Me Be The One - Behind Closed
Doors°

Tape
 
Home Recordings Tape
1960
Home Recordings - 1960
 


February 1966
10550 Rocca Place, Bel Air, California
(Elvis with Red West, Charlie Hodge & friends)
After Loving You 2:27
CPA5
5154 Home Recordings°~Platinum 2°~The Cream Of Culver City°
If I Loved You (#1) 1:50
CPA5
5155 From Pontiac To Paradise° (Edited)+Complete Elvis Presley Masters 30
(Sony)°~Home Recordings°
If I Loved You (#2) 1:40
CPA5
5155 Love Songs°° (Time Life)(Edited)~The Cream Of Culver City°° (Edited)
Beyond The Reef  
CPA5
5160 Unreleased
Show Me Thy Ways, O' Lord 2:36
CPA5
5159 Complete Elvis Presley Masters 30 (Sony)°~I Believe - The Gospel
Masters 4°~Peace In The Valley 3°~Home Recordings°
Tumbling Tumbleweeds 4:55
CPA5
5157 Home Recordings°~A Canadian Tribute (CD)°
Hide Thou Me (Rock Of Ages)(#1) 1:04
CPA5
5167 In A Private Moment (FTD)°~Peace In The Valley 3°
Hide Thou Me (Rock Of Ages)(#2) 5:01
CPA5
5167 Complete Elvis Presley Masters 30 (Sony)°~I Believe - The Gospel
Masters 4°~Today, Tomorrow & Forever 2°
It's No Fun Being Lonely 1:38
CPA5
5162 Home Recordings°
San Antonio Rose 1:30
CPA5
5158 Home Recordings°
Tennessee Waltz (#1) 1:21
CPA5
5152 Platinum 2°~The Cream Of Culver City°
Tennessee Waltz (#2) 3:02
CPA5
5152 Complete Elvis Presley Masters 30 (Sony)°~Home Recordings°
I've Been Blue 0:54
CPA5
5161 Home Recordings°
Mary Lou Brown 2:28
CPA5
5163 Home Recordings°
Moonlight Sonata 2:19
CPA5
5168 In A Private Moment (FTD)°
Blue Hawaii 0:41
FRA1
8113 In A Private Moment (FTD)°
Oh How I Love Jesus (#1) 1:37
CPA5
5151 Platinum 2°
Oh How I Love Jesus (#2) 1:59
CPA5
5151 Complete Elvis Presley Masters 30 (Sony)°~I Believe - The Gospel
Masters 4°~Where No One Stands Alone (Reeltrax)°~In A Private
Moment (FTD)°~Peace In The Valley 3°
I John (Incomplete) 0:27
FRA1
8112 In A Private Moment (FTD)°

Early 1966
10550 Rocca Place, Bel Air, California
(Elvis with Red West & Charlie Hodge)
Be My Love (Acetate)       Unreleased
Baby, What You Want Me To Do (Incomp.) (Acetate)   Unreleased
Write To Me From Naples (Acetate) 2:40
OPA5
8217 A Golden Celebration 4° (Edited)~Songs To Sing° (Edited)+Complete
Elvis Presley Masters 30 (Sony)°~Home Recordings°
My Heart Cries For You (Acetate) 2:45
OPA5
8212 Complete Elvis Presley Masters 30 (Sony)°~Home Recordings° (Edited)
+Golden Celebration 4°~A Canadian Tribute (CD)°~Songs To Sing°
Dark Moon (Take 1) (Acetate) 3:20
OPA5
8213 Complete Elvis Presley Masters 30 (Sony)°~Home Recordings°
(Edited - 2:18)+A Golden Celebration 4°~Songs To Sing°
Dark Moon (Take 2) (Acetate) 2:57
OPA5
8213 A Golden Celebration 4°~Songs To Sing°
Nobody's Child (Acetate)       Unreleased (Acetate Destroyed?)

Acetate
 
Acetate
Nobody's Child
Nobody's Child - Acetate
 


1966
10550 Rocca Place, Bel Air, California
(Elvis & friends singing along to instrumental records)
Indescribably Blue (Possibly June 1966) 2:49
CPA5
5165 Home Recordings°
Fools Rush In 1:21
CPA5
5169 In A Private Moment (FTD)°
It's A Sin To Tell A Lie 2:33
CPA5
5170 In A Private Moment (FTD)°
What Now My Love (#1) 2:16
CPA5
5156 In A Private Moment (FTD)°
What Now My Love (#2) 2:47
OPA5
8207 Complete Elvis Presley Masters 30 (Sony)°~Home Recordings°
500 Miles (#1) 3:00
CPA5
5166 In A Private Moment (FTD)°
500 Miles (#2) 3:03
CPA5
5166 From Memphis To Canada - BMG Special Products°°~A Legendary
Performer Volume 5°°
Blowing In The Wind (#1) 2:06
CPA5
5153 Platinum 2°~The Cream Of Culver City°
Blowing In The Wind (#2) 2:48
CPA5
5153 In A Private Moment (FTD)°

Notes

It is possible that Elvis is singing along to the rhythm track for Indescribably Blue, which could indicate a recording date of June 1966 (possibly even June 11 1966 before he recorded his vocal overdub to the track in the studio on June 12 1966).


Late 1966 - Early 1967
10550 Rocca Place, Bel Air, California
(Elvis singing with Charlie Hodge playing piano)
Suppose (#1) 3:01
CPA5
5164 Home Recordings°
Suppose (#2) 3:02
OPA5
8216 A Golden Celebration 4°~Songs To Sing°+Celluloid Rock 2-3°° (Tr'k 19)
(Overdubbed on Mar. 20 1967)

1966 - 1967
10550 Rocca Place, Bel Air, California
(Only the track listing is known about this tape - It is unknown who is on the tape with Elvis)
It's Now Or Never       Unreleased
Are You Lonesome Tonight?       Unreleased
Do The Clam (Few lines)       Unreleased
I Almost Lost My Mind (Incomplete)       Unreleased
Since I Met You Baby       Unreleased
Puppy Love (Few lines)       Unreleased
Since I Met You Baby       Unreleased
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me       Unreleased
Don't Forbid Me (Incomplete - Tape Ends)       Unreleased

1966 - 1967
10550 Rocca Place, Bel Air, California
(Elvis with Red West, Charlie Hodge & 2 others)
Love Letters In The Sand       Unreleased
Don't Forbid Me (Take 1)       Unreleased
Don't Forbid Me (Take 2)       Unreleased
Moody River       Unreleased
Reconsider Me       Unreleased

Notes

Rundown of the above 1/4" Tape

All time references are in a continuous time fashion mode (Actual length of each track is shown in brackets).

Chatter 0:52
(0:52)
Elvis, Charlie and Red talking
Love Letters In The Sand 3:30 (2:38) Elvis sings it lovely, soft and slow
Chatter 4:17 (0:47)  
Don't Forbid Me 7:13 (2:56) short Take 1, then Take 2
Chatter 9:02 (1:49) figuring out chords for Moody River...Elvis, Charlie and Red talking
Moody River 11:17 (2:15) great song, Elvis does bass lines in between the lyrics, sounds awesome, Charlie and Red do backup
Chatter 14:16 (2:49) Elvis talks about the song Reconsider Me, they work on chords
Reconsider Me 17:06 (2:48) Elvis sings it perfectly, hitting very high notes, gets tickled but keeps going....
Chatter 19:18 (2:12)  

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