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August 30 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 MGM's 'Viva Las Vegas'
Musical Director for MGM : George Stoll
Engineer : Dave Wiechman

Musicians:   Backup Vocals:
Billy Strange The Jubillee Four : Bill Johnson; George McFadden; Jimmy Adams; Ted
Guitar: Alton Hendrickson Brooks
Guitar: Glen Campbell The Carol Lombard Quartet : Carol Lombard; Gwen Johnson; Jackie
Bass: Ray Siegal Ward; Marjorie Cranford
Drums: Frank Carlson  
Piano: Artie Kane  
Saxophone: Steve Douglas  
Percussion: Roy Harte  

What'd I Say
RPA3 0235
2580 August 30 1963 (Fri)
Take 1 FS
0:44   Viva Las Vegas (FTD)°°+Hard Knocks (Venus)°°
Take 2 Complete 3:21 "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling" Viva Las Vegas (FTD)°°~Hard Knocks (Venus)°°
Take 3 BD 2:46   Elvis' Gold Records Volume 4 (FTD)°° (spliced with ending of Take 4)
+Hard Knocks (Venus)°°
Take 4 M 3:03 (3:37 with count-in) Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 10 (Sony)°°~Songs Of The Sixties (Franklin
Mint Complete Masters Collection 2)°°~Viva Las Vegas (remastered
soundtrack)°°~Viva Las Vegas (FTD)°°~Elvis' Gold Records Vol. 4 (FTD)°°
~Double Features - Love In Las Vegas / Roustabout°°+Elvis' Gold Records
Volume 4 (FTD)°~The Mono Masters CD1 (Venus)° (3:02)+Hard Knocks
(Venus)°° (count-in)
"Take 5" Dubdown / Remix 3:16 Extended - 15 sec's of instrumental
break repeated (not used)


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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