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January 30 - February 18 1981
(+ 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)

Various Studio's, Hollywood, California
Overdub & Editing Sessions for Warner Brothers' 'This Is Elvis'
Warner Brothers Producer: Danny Gould
A & R Representative: Joan Deary
Engineer: Dick Bogert

Musicians:   Orchestra:  
Guitar: George Doering Conductor: Danny Gould
Bass: Domenic Genova Manager: Patti Da Caro
Percussion: Alan Estes Saxophone: Terry Harrington; Kim Hutchcroft
Drums: Dean Hagen Trumpet: Nelson Hatt
Keyboard: Randy Kerber Violin: Harry Bluestone; Assa Drori; Marvin Limonick
    Cello: Dennis Karmazyn

Shake, Rattle And Roll / Flip, Flop And Fly (overdub)
LPA5 5807
  February 18 1981 (Wednesday)
Overdub M 2:43 Overdub of January 28 1956
live recording
This Is Elvis°~This Is Elvis (FTD)°

Heartbreak Hotel (overdub)
LPA5 5808
  February 18 1981 (Wednesday)
Overdub M 2:01 Overdub of March 17 1956
live recording
This Is Elvis°~This Is Elvis (FTD)°

Hound Dog (overdub)
LPA5 5809
  February 18 1981 (Wednesday)
Overdub M 2:48 Overdub of June 5 1956
live recording
This Is Elvis°~This Is Elvis (FTD)°

Excerpt From Hy Gardner Interview
LPA5 5810
   
Edit M 1:59 Edited version of July 1 1956
interview
This Is Elvis°~This Is Elvis (FTD)°

Merry Christmas Baby (overdub & edit)
LPA5 5811
  February 18 1981 (Wednesday)
Overdub M 2:50 Overdub & edit of May 15 1971
master
This Is Elvis°°~This Is Elvis (FTD)°°

Mean Woman Blues (movie version)
LPA5 5812
   
Transfer M 2:33 Transfer of 1957 movie version
master
This Is Elvis°~This Is Elvis (FTD)°

Don't Be Cruel (overdub)
LPA5 5813
  February 18 1981 (Wednesday)
Overdub M 3:30 Overdub of January 6 1957
live recording
This Is Elvis° (listed as June 6 1957)~This Is Elvis (FTD)° (listed as
September 9 1956)

Army Swearing In
LPA5 5814
   
Edit M 0:28 Elvis 'Swearing In' to the US Army
- March 24 1958
This Is Elvis° (listed as September 1958)~This Is Elvis (FTD)°

Excerpt from 'Home From Germany' Press Conference
LPA5 5815
   
Edit M 1:35 Edited version of March 7 1960
interview
This Is Elvis° (listed as March 8 1960)~This Is Elvis (FTD)°

Too Much Monkey Business (edit)
LPA5 5816
   
Edit M 2:10 Edit of January 15 1968 master This Is Elvis°°~This Is Elvis (FTD)°°

Blue Suede Shoes (composite)
LPA5 5817
   
Edit M 2:32 Composite of June 27 & June 29 1968 performances This Is Elvis°~This Is Elvis (FTD)°

Suspicious Minds (edit)
LPA5 5818
   
Edit M 3:09 Edit of January 14 1973
live recording
This Is Elvis°°~This Is Elvis (FTD)°° (listed as August 12 1970 MS)

Excerpt of JC's Award to Elvis
LPA5 5819
   
Edit M 0:19 Edit of January 16 1971 presentation This Is Elvis° (listed as January 9 1971)~This Is Elvis (FTD)°

Excerpt from 'Madison Square Garden' Press Conference
LPA5 5820
   
Edit M 1:17 Edited version of June 9 1972
press conference
This Is Elvis° (listed as June 8 1972)~This Is Elvis (FTD)°

Always On My Mind (overdub)
LPA5 5821
  February 18 1981 (Wednesday)
Overdub M 3:02 Overdub & edit of March 30 1972
'Mock Studio' recording
This Is Elvis°°~This Is Elvis (FTD)°°

An American Trilogy (overdub)
LPA5 5822
  February 18 1981 (Wednesday)
Overdub M 4:32 Overdub of April 9 1972
live recording
This Is Elvis°°~This Is Elvis (FTD)°°

Notes

These recordings were either overdubbed or edited for release on the soundtrack album for the movie This Is Elvis.

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January / February 1981
This Is Elvis
 

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