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February 27 1963
(+ 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 'Fun In Acapulco'
Musical Director for Paramount : Joseph Lilley
Engineer : Dave Wiechman

Musicians:   Backup Vocals:
Elvis Presley  

Guadalajara (vocal overdub)
PVX February 27 1963 (Wed)
Take 1 FS
  Vocal overdub of spliced 'track'  
Take 2 Complete 2:46 (ending used for spliced master)
"needs fade"
Fun In Acapulco (FTD)°° (faded - 2:29)+A Legendary Performer Vol 3
Take 3 FS 0:12 "Tempo is wrong - it will never happen" Fun In Acapulco (FTD)°°
Take 4 Complete 2:43 "needs fade" Fun In Acapulco (FTD)°°
Take 5 FS      
Take 6 Complete   (used for spliced master)
"different ending"
Take 7 LFS      
Take 8 LFS      
Take 9 FS      
Take 10 LFS      
Spliced M 2:45 Spliced from v.o. takes 6 & 2 Complete Elvis Presley Masters 9 (Sony)°°~Around The World (Franklin
Mint Comp. Masters Collection 20)°°~Fun In Acapulco (remastered
soundtrack)°°~Fun In Acapulco (FTD)°°~Double Features - It Happened
At The Worlds Fair / Fun In Acapulco°°

The master is spliced from Take 6 and the last word from Take 2.

There once was some information about 'Guadalajara' (v.o. take 2) being released on Double Features by mistake, but at least one copy of that CD has the spliced master as it should have.

Take 2 on the Follow That Dream extended soundtrack of Fun In Acapulco is faded - It is complete on the vinyl Elvis - A Legendary Performer Volume 3.

The left and right channels are swapped on Double Features.

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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Fun In Acapulco
Fun In Acapulco