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September 4 1956
(+ 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)

20th Century Fox Stage 1 - Hollywood, California
Soundtrack Session for 20th Century Fox's The Reno Brothers (Love Me Tender)
Producer : Lionel Newman
Arranger : Ken Darby
Engineers : Bob Mayer / Ken Runyon
(9.00am - 12.00pm)

Musicians:   Backup Vocals:
Guitar: Vito Mumolo The Ken Darby Trio : Rad Robinson; Jon Dodson; Charles Prescott
Bass: Michael "Myer" Rubin  
Drums: Richard Cornell  
Banjo: Luther "Red" Roundtree  
Accordian: Carl Fortina  

Poor Boy (remake)
  September 4 1956 (Tue)
Take 1 FS 0:57 S20 (abandoned) Love Me Tender (FTD)°°~The Complete '50s Movie Masters And Session
Recordings 2 (MRS)°°

Let Me (track)
  September 4 1956 (Tue)
Take 1 FS   S21  
Take 2 (M)   S22 (Vocal overdub on September 5)  

Poor Boy (new third verse - track)
  September 4 1956 (Tue)
Take 1 FS   S23  
Take 2     S24  
Take 3 (M)   S25 (abandoned - replaced by part from S12)  


The running title of this movie at this time was The Reno Brothers instead of Love Me Tender.

The master of 'Poor Boy' was spliced as follows:-
0:00-1:15 of Take 3 (S-12) = Start to "...that's enough for me"
0:42-0:59 of Take 3 (S-12) = "They call me poor boy..." to "...as long as I've got a dolly like you"
0:59-1:07 of New Third Verse V.O - Take 6 (S-31) = "Don't have a pig, don't have a cow, don't have a horse to pull the plough"
1:07-1:41 of Take 3 (S-12) = "But what I've got is a heart full of lovin' memory..." to end

All timings in the 'Musical Breakdown' below are taken from the DVD release of the movie.

Session Logs
Recording Information
Love Me Tender
Love Me Tender
Love Me Tender
Love Me Tender
Tape Legend
Love Me Tender
Love Me Tender

Musical Breakdown
Love Me Tender
Musical Breakdown