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December 1968
(+ 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)

United Recorders - Hollywood, California
Soundtrack Session for MGM's 'The Trouble With Girls (And How To Get Into It)'
Musical Conductor : Billy Strange
Engineer: Eddie Bracket
(7.00pm - 11.45pm / 12.15am - 3.15am)

Musicians:   Backup Vocals:
NA
  The Blossoms: Darlene Love; Jean King; Fanita James

Clean Up Your Own Back Yard (overdub)
ZPA1 3976
  December 1968
Overdub (M)   Backup vocal overdubs of
October 23 master
 
         
Overdub M 3:11 Brass overdubbed on May 8 1969
Record version
The Last Movies (FTD)°°~Complete Elvis Presley Masters 16 (Sony)°°
~Fun At The Fair (Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 23)°°~Almost
In Love°°~Complete Single Collection 6°°~Double Features - Live A
Little, Love A Little / Charro / The Trouble With Girls / Change Of Habit°°
+The Mono Masters CD3 (Venus)°

Swing Down Sweet Chariot (overdub)
XPA1 3977
  December 1968
Overdub (M)   Backup vocal overdubs of
October 23 master
 
         
Overdub M 2:15 Brass overdubbed on May 8 1969
Record version
The Last Movies (FTD)°°~Complete Elvis Presley Masters 16 (Sony)°°
~I Believe - The Gospel Masters 4°°

Notes

It is unknown exactly when this overdub session took place.

The record version of 'Swing Down Sweet Chariot' was first released on the 2009 Sony compilation box set I Believe - The Gospel Masters, and again on Sony's 30 disc Complete Elvis Presley Masters collection, where the liner notes incorrectly indicated that it was first released on Elvis - A Legendary Performer Volume 4. This version also contained female backing vocals by The Blossoms and done at the same overdub session as 'Clean Up Your Own Back Yard'.

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
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The Trouble With Girls
The Trouble With Girls
Music Sheet
Signs Of The Zodiac
Signs Of The Zodiac (Thanks to Glen Johnson)
 

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