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March 27 1962
(+ 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)

Radio Recorders Studio B - Hollywood, California
Soundtrack Session for Paramount's 'Girls! Girls! Girls!'
Musical Director for Paramount : Joseph Lilley
Engineer : Thorne Nogar

Musicians:   Backup Vocals:
Guitar: Scotty Moore The Jordanaires: Gordon Stoker; Neal Matthews; Hoyt Hawkins; Ray
Guitar: Barney Kessel Walker
Guitar: Hilmer J 'Tiny' Timbrell  
Bass: Ray Siegel  
Drums: D.J. Fontana  
Drums: Hal Blaine  
Drums: Bernie Mattinson  
Piano: Dudley Brooks  
Saxophone / Clarinet: Homer 'Boots' Randolph  
Saxophone: Bobby Keys ('Return To Sender')?  

Where Do You Come From
N2PB 3274
DO March 27 1962 (Tue: 1.00pm - 5.50pm)
Take 1        
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4        
Take 5        
Take 6        
Take 7        
Take 8        
Take 9        
Take 10        
Take 11        
Take 12        
Take 13 Complete 2:16 (used for composite master) Girls! Girls! Girls! (FTD)°°~Out In Hollywood (FTD)°°~Celluloid
Rock 1-1°°~Girls! Girls! Girls! (Memory)°°
Take 14 M 2:05 (2:14 with count-in)
(used for composite master)
Complete Elvis Presley Masters 8 (Sony)°°~Sun Sand & Surf (Franklin
Mint Complete Masters Collection 14)°°~Girls! Girls! Girls! (remastered
soundtrack)°°~Girls! Girls! Girls! (FTD)°°~Comp. Single Collection 3°°
~Double Features - Kid Galahad / Girls! Girls! Girls!°°
+Girls! Girls! Girls! (Memory)°°~Celluloid Rock 1-1°° (count-in)
+The Mono Masters CD1 (Venus)°

Where Do You Come From (composite)
   
Spliced M 2:09 Spliced from Take 13
& 1 line from Take 14

Alternate master (not used)
Tape°°+The Elvis Acetates Vol. 2 (Memory)° (acetate - with count-in
for Take 13)

Girls! Girls! Girls!
N2PB 3272
EO March 27 1962 (Tue: 1.00pm - 5.50pm)
Take 1        
Take 2        
Take 3 M 2:39 (1 line used for 'movie version composite' - edited & overdubbed
on August 6
)
Complete Elvis Presley Masters 8 (Sony)°°~Girls! Girls! & More Girls!
(Franklin Mint Complete Masters Collection 17)°°~Girls! Girls! Girls!
(remastered soundtrack)°°~Girls! Girls! Girls! (FTD)°°~Comp. Single
Collection 11°°~Elvis Chante Leiber & Stoller°°~Double Features - Kid
Galahad / Girls! Girls! Girls!°°~The Elvis Acetates Vol. 2 (Memory)°
(faded)+Girls! Girls! Girls! (Memory)~Celluloid Rock 1-1°°

Return To Sender
N2PB 3279
FO March 27 1962 (Tue: 1.00pm - 5.50pm)
Take 1        
Take 2 M 2:13 (RPA1 7396) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 8 (Sony)°°~Sun Sand & Surf (Franklin
Mint Comp. Masters Collection 14)°°~Elvis 75 - Good Rockin' Tonight 2
(Legacy)°°~Elvis 75 CD2°°~Girls! Girls! Girls! (remastered s'track)°°
~Girls! Girls! Girls! (FTD)°°~Complete Single Collection 3°°~Double
Features - Kid Galahad / Girls! Girls! Girls!°°~The Elvis Acetates Vol. 2
(Memory)°+E1 (30 #1 Hits)°°+Return Of The Rocker°° (faded)
+Girls! Girls! Girls! (Memory)°°~Celluloid Rock 1-1°°+The Mono Masters
CD1 (Venus)°

Because Of Love
N2PB 3280
GO March 27 1962 (Tue: 1.00pm - 5.50pm)
Take 1        
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4        
Take 5        
Take 6 M 2:31 (2:43 with count-in) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 8 (Sony)°°~Sun Sand & Surf (Franklin
Mint Comp. Masters Collection 14)°°~Girls! Girls! Girls! (remastered
soundtrack)°°~Girls! Girls! Girls! (FTD)°°~Double Features - Kid
Galahad / Girls! Girls! Girls!°°~Girls! Girls! Girls! (Memory)°°
~Celluloid Rock 1-1°°+The Elvis Acetates Vol. 2 (Memory)° (count-in)

The Walls Have Ears
N2PB 3283
HO March 27 1962 (Tue: 6.45pm - 12.30am)
Take 1        
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4        
Take 5        
Take 6        
Take 7        
Take 8        
Take 9        
Take 10        
Take 11        
Take 12 M 2:30 (2:44 with count-in) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 8 (Sony)°°~Sun Sand & Surf (Franklin
Mint Comp. Masters Collection 14)°°~Girls! Girls! Girls! (remastered
soundtrack)°°~Girls! Girls! Girls! (FTD)°°~Double Features - Kid
Galahad / Girls! Girls! Girls!°°~Girls! Girls! Girls! (Memory)°°
~Celluloid Rock 1-1°°+The Elvis Acetates Vol. 2 (Memory)° (count-in)

The Walls Have Ears (movie version)
HXTDL  
Take 1 (M) 2:52 Overdub of HO-12 Soundtrack°+The Elvis Acetates Volume 2 (Memory)° (with count-in)

Song Of The Shrimp
N2PB 3282
JO March 27 1962 (Tue: 6.45pm - 12.30am)
Take 1        
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4        
Take 5        
Take 6 M 2:20 (2:30 with count-in) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 8 (Sony)°°~Sun Sand & Surf (Franklin
Mint Comp. Masters Collection 14)°°~Girls! Girls! Girls! (remastered
soundtrack)°°~Girls! Girls! Girls! (FTD)°°~Double Features - Kid Galahad
/ Girls! Girls! Girls!°° (faded)+Girls! Girls! Girls! (Memory)°°~Celluloid
Rock 1-1°°+The Elvis Acetates Vol. 2 (Memory)° (count-in)

A Boy Like Me, A Girl Like You
N2PB 3277
KO March 27 1962 (Tue: 6.45pm - 12.30am)
Take 1 LFS 2:21 (preceded by rehearsal) Girls! Girls! Girls! (FTD)°°
Take 2 Complete 2:28   Girls! Girls! Girls! (FTD)°° (count-in & extra dialogue at end)
~Girls! Girls! Girls! (Memory)°° (wrongly listed as Take 3)~Celluloid
Rock 1-1°°
Take 3 FS+FS 0:59   Girls! Girls! Girls! (FTD)°°
Take 4 Complete 2:37   Girls! Girls! Girls! (FTD)°° (count-in & extra dialogue at end)
~Today, Tomorrow & Forever 2°°
Take 5 M 2:18 (2:39 with count-in) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 8 (Sony)°°~Sun Sand & Surf (Franklin
Mint Comp. Masters Collection 14)°°~Girls! Girls! Girls! (remastered
soundtrack)°°~Girls! Girls! Girls! (FTD)°°~Double Features - Kid
Galahad / Girls! Girls! Girls!°°~Girls! Girls! Girls! (Memory)°°
~Celluloid Rock 1-1°°+The Elvis Acetates Vol. 2 (Memory)° (count-in)

Notes

All tracks on Celluloid Rock have channels reversed to the same tracks on the Memory release Elvis Sings Girls! Girls! Girls!, with Elvis' vocals in either the left or right channel. A better stereo image with Elvis' vocal centred, is presented on the same tracks on FTD's Girls! Girls! Girls! extended soundtrack, Double Features - Kid Galahad / Girls! Girls! Girls! and Out In Hollywood.

The acetate of 'Where Do You Come From' is spliced from Take 13, and has the count-in for Take 13 ("One-Three"), but the line "From some di-stant star..." (0:37) has been replaced with the same line from Take 14. This would indicate that Take 13 was initially to be used as the master, with a vocal repair on the line mentioned, from Take 14. I would assume this idea was abandoned in favour of Take 14 being finally used as the master, but this would also explain why both takes survived on the master reel.

The masters of 'Girls! Girls! Girls!', 'Return To Sender' and 'Song Of The Shrimp' on Celluloid Rock and Elvis Sings Girls! Girls! Girls! (Memory) have longer fade outs compared to the same masters on FTD's Girls! Girls! Girls! extended soundtrack, Double Features and The Complete Single Collection.

Different remixed versions of 'Return To Sender' can be found on Elvis 30 #1 Hits (E1) and Return Of The Rocker.

It has been claimed that the late Bobby Keys played saxophone on 'Return To Sender' but these claims are unfounded, with no proof.

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.

Session Logs
Recording Information
Girls! Girls! Girls!
Girls! Girls! Girls!
Tape Legend
Girls! Girls! Girls!
Girls! Girls! Girls!
Acetate
Where Do You Come From (Composite)
Where Do You Come From (Composite)

Acetate
Girls! Girls! Girls!
Girls! Girls! Girls!
Acetate
Return To Sender
Return To Sender
Acetate
Because Of Love
Because Of Love

Acetate
The Walls Have Ears
The Walls Have Ears
Acetate
Song Of The Shrimp
Song Of The Shrimp
Acetate
A Boy Like Me, A Girl Like You

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