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August 23 1967
(+ 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)

RCA Studio A - Hollywood, California
Producer : Felton Jarvis
Arranger : Billy Strange
Engineer : Jim Malloy
(7.00pm - 10.00pm)

Musicians:   Backup Vocals:
Al Casey BJ Baker; Gwen Johnson; Evangeline Carmichael; Gene Merlino;
Guitar: Dennis Budimir Bob Tiboe; Thurl Ravenscroft
Guitar: Jerry Cole  
Bass: Chuck Berghofer  
Bass: Carol Kaye  
Drums: Hal Blaine  
Piano: Larry Knechtal  
Trumpet: Roy Caton  
Trumpet: Oliver Mitchell  
Trombone: Dick Hyde  
Trombone: Lew McCreary  
Vibes / Tambourine: Gary Coleman  

Session Cancelled
  August 23 1967 (Wed: 7.00pm - 10.00pm)


On the afternoon of August 22, Richard Davis, one of Elvis' employees, had accidently killed a pedestrian, a Japanese gardener, while driving one of Elvis' cars. Determined to keep Elvis away from bad publicity or legal trouble, Colonel Tom Parker put Elvis on a plane to Las Vegas immediately, putting him safely out of state - and thus cancelling this session.

As the sessions were cancelled at such short notice, all musicians were paid three hours for each night.

Songs listed are what were due to be recorded by Elvis during these sessions:-
We Call On Him
If This Love Is Wrong
Here Comes Tomorrow
Ramblin' Rose
From A Jack To A King
After Loving You
Guitar Man
And I Tell The Sea
Brown Eyed Handsome Man
I'll Never Find Another You
Tonight I Won't Be There
Baby, What You Want Me To Do