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November 8 1960
(+ 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)

Radio Recorders Studio B - Hollywood, California
Soundtrack Session for 20th Century Fox's Wild In The Country
20th Century Fox Producer : Steve Urban Thielmann
Engineer : Thorne Nogar
(9.00am - 11.45am)

Musicians:   Backup Vocals:
Guitar: Elvis Presley The Jordanaires: Gordon Stoker; Neal Matthews; Hoyt Hawkins; Ray
Guitar: Scotty Moore Walker
Guitar: Hilmer J. 'Tiny' Timbrell  
Bass: Michael 'Meyer' Rubin  
Drums: D.J. Fontana  
Piano: Dudley Brooks  
Accordion: Jimmie Haskell  

I Slipped, I Stumbled, I Fell
L2PB 5382
  November 8 1960 (Tue)
Take 1 LFS 1:17 (higher key) Wild In The Country (FTD)°°+Tape°~In My Way (LP)°~Wild In The
Country Sessions°+The Something For Everybody Sessions 4 (FTD)°°
Take 2 FS+FS 0:21   Wild In The Country (FTD)°°~Tape°~Wild In The Country Sessions°
+The Something For Everybody Sessions 4 (FTD)°°
Take 3 Complete 1:45 "1:32" Wild In The Country (FTD)°°~Tape°~Wild In The Country Sessions°
+The Something For Everybody Sessions 4 (FTD)°°
Take 4 FS+FS 0:28   Tape°~The Wild In The Country & Flaming Star Sessions (Flashlight)°
~Wild In The Country Sess'°+Something For Everybody Sess' 4 (FTD)°°
Take 5 LFS 0:59   Tape°~The Wild In The Country & Flaming Star Sessions (Flashlight)°
~Wild In The Country Sess'°+Something For Everybody Sess' 4 (FTD)°°
Take 6 FS+Comp 1:47 "1:32" Tape°~A Legendary Performer Volume 8°~The Wild In The Country &
Flaming Star Sessions (Flashlight)°~Wild In The Country Sessions°
+The Something For Everybody Sessions 4 (FTD)°°
Take 7 FS 0:16   Wild In The Country (FTD)°°~Tape°~Wild In The Country Sessions°
+The Something For Everybody Sessions 4 (FTD)°°
Take 8 LFS 0:59   Wild In The Country (FTD)°°~Tape°~Wild In The Country Sessions°
+The Something For Everybody Sessions 4 (FTD)°°
Take 9 Complete 1:57 "1:32" Wild In The Country (FTD)°°+Tape°~Wild In The Country Sessions°
+The Something For Everybody Sessions 4 (FTD)°° (extra dialogue)
Take 10 Complete 1:43 "1:32" Elvis For Everyone (FTD)°°~Tape°~The Wild In The Country & Flaming
Star Sessions (Flashlight)°~Wild In The Country Sess'°+The Something
For Everybody Sessions 4 (FTD)°°
Take 11 Complete 1:55 "1:32" Wild In The Country (FTD)°°~Tape°~Wild In The Country Sessions°
+The Something For Everybody Sessions 4 (FTD)°°
Take 12 FS 0:29   Tape°~The Wild In The Country & Flaming Star Sessions (Flashlight)°
~Wild In The Country Sess'°+Something For Everybody Sess' 4 (FTD)°°
Take 13 M 1:36 (1:43 with count-in) "1:32" Complete Elvis Presley Masters 6 (Sony)°°~Big Screen Drama (Franklin
Mint Complete Masters Collection 32)°°~Wild In The Country (FTD)°°
~Double Features - Flaming Star / Wild In The Country / Follow That
Dream°°~The Something For Everybody Sessions 1 (FTD)°° (track 13)
+Memphis To Nashville '61 (FTD)°~Something For Everybody (FTD)°°
~Definitive Film Album°°~The Something For Everybody Sess' 1 (FTD)°°
(track 18) (original stereo mix) (master only)+Tape°~The Wild In The
Country & Flaming Star Sessions (Flashlight)°~Wild In The Country
Sessions°+The Something For Everybody Sessions 4 (FTD)°° (count-in)
Take 14 LFS 0:53 (lower key) Wild In The Country (FTD)°°~Close Up 2°°+Tape°~Wild In The Country
Sessions°+The Something For Everybody Sessions 4 (FTD)°°
Take 15 FS 0:27   Wild In The Country (FTD)°°~Close Up 2°°+Tape°~Wild In The Country
Sessions°+The Something For Everybody Sessions 4 (FTD)°°
Take 16 Complete 1:58 "1:35" Wild In The Country (FTD)°°~Close Up 2°°+Tape°~Wild In The Country
Sessions°+The Something For Everybody Sessions 4 (FTD)°°
Take 17 FS 0:39   Tape°~The Wild In The Country & Flaming Star Sessions (Flashlight)°
~Wild In The Country Sess'°+Something For Everybody Sess' 4 (FTD)°°
Take 18 (M) 1:40 Alternate master (WPA5 2548)
(1:59 with count-in) "1:34"
Wild In The Country (FTD)°°~Double Features - Flaming Star / Wild In
The Country / Follow That Dream°°~Collectors Gold°° (master only)
+Tape°~Wild In The Country Sessions°+The Something For Everybody
Sessions 4 (FTD)°° (count-in)

Notes

The definitive release of these sessions can be found on Follow That Dream's limited editionĀ The Something For Everybody Sessions (featuring the Wild In The Country sessions) 4xCD set, where everything has been remixed and remastered from scratch, all outtakes are presented in the best possible sound, and the Wild In The Country masters are presented in their original December 1960 stereo mixes.

The master of 'I Slipped, I Stumbled, I Fell' on FTD's Wild In The Country extended soundtrack, Sony's Complete Elvis Presley Masters collection and the Franklin Mint package is the remixed version first used on the Double Features release, and not the "original" December 1960 stereo mix as found on FTD's Something For Everybody deluxe release. It's a very different mix on FTD's Wild In The Country extended soundtrack as Elvis' vocals are completely dry, whereas on Something For Everybody Elvis' vocals are brought to the fore along with all instruments being present in the mix.

The master of 'I Slipped, I Stumbled, I Fell' is featured twice on disc 1 of FTD's The Something For Everybody Sessions (featuring the Wild In The Country sessions), once with the now usual dry mix (track 13) which is used on most releases, and the other is the original 1960 mix (track 18).

Takes 14, 15 and 16 of 'I Slipped, I Stumbled, I Fell' on Close Up and the master (Take 13) and alternate master (Take 18) of I 'I Slipped, I Stumbled, I Fell' on Double Features have the left and right channels swapped.

Elvis and Hope Lange can be heard singing the duet 'Marching Across The Green Grass' (aka 'Husky Dusky Day') in the movie, and this short duet (lifted from the soundtrack) can be found on FTD's Wild In The Country extended soundtrack.

Interestingly, on the 2002 DVD release of Wild In The Country, the song 'Marching Across The Green Grass' is in stereo, which indicates that it was actually recorded in the studio.

On the spine of the cover of the first pressing of FTD's Wild In The Country extended s oundtrack, "PRESLEY" is incorrectly written as 'PRESELY'.

The TCB bootleg CD The Complete Wild In The Country Sessions and the public domain release The Wild In The Country & Flaming Star Sessions are actually a pretty good sources, although noisy, for this material if the pitch is corrected and only one channel kept, although they both run a little more than 5% too fast, which is a lot.

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.

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Wild In The Country
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November 8 1960
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I Slipped, I Stumbled, I Fell
I Slipped, I Stumbled, I Fell
 

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