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August 11 1960
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Radio Recorders Studio B - Hollywood, California
Overdub Session for 20th Century Fox's 'Black Star' ('Flaming Star')
20th Century Fox Producer : Steve Urban Thielmann
Engineer : Thorne Nogar
(2.30pm - 4.00pm)

Drums (Bongos)
& Maracas:
Richard Cornell  

Summer Kisses, Winter Tears (movie version - overdub)
WPA5 2546
  August 11 1960 (Thur)
Overdub M 2:27 Drums & maracas overdubbed
to August 8 master
Edit (M) 1:34 Master faded Flaming Star (FTD)°~Double Features - Flaming Star / Wild In The
Country / Follow That Dream°~Flaming Star (Double G)°
Edit (M) 0:56 Movie version Soundtrack° (without Elvis' vocals - after 1:34)


The movie version of 'Summer Kisses, Winter Tears' was recorded as follows:-

Take 7 of 'Summer Kisses, Winter Tears' was dubbed down to a rhythm track by eliminating Elvis' and The Jordanaires' vocals from the multi-track tape (as much as could be eliminated) and leaving just the backing track.

Elvis then did a new vocal overdub to this guide track, of which three takes were completed, with Take 1 being picked as the master vocal.

Drums (bongos) and maracas were then overdubbed to Elvis' vocal overdub, with the bongos and maracas continuing on for another minute after Elvis stops singing.

What can be heard in the movie at around 42 minutes are the bongos and maracas after Elvis stops singing, with Elvis' singing part being cut from the movie, where Elvis is sitting around with the indians smoking a peace pipe.

Thanks to Kevan Budd and Ernst Jørgensen for information regarding this overdub session.

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Drum Overdub
Flaming Star