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March 12 / 13 1961
(+ 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)

RCA Studio B - Nashville, Tennessee
Producer : Steve Sholes
Engineer : Bill Porter

Musicians:   Backup Vocals:
Guitar: Elvis Presley The Jordanaires: Gordon Stoker; Neal Matthews; Hoyt Hawkins; Ray
Guitar: Scotty Moore Walker
Guitar: Hank Garland Millie Kirkham
Bass: Bob Moore  
Drums: D.J. Fontana  
Drums: Murrey 'Buddy' Harman  
Piano: Floyd Cramer  
Saxophone: Homer 'Boots' Randolph  

I'm Comin' Home
M2WW 0567
  March 12 1961 (Sun: 6.00pm - 9.00pm)
Take 1 FS 1:02 (playback of demo) Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~There's Always Me Vol 2°°+Unsurp'd
Masters 2-5°°~Something Complete°°+The Something For Everybody
Sessions 1 (FTD)°° (count-in & partial playback of demo)
Take 2 FS+Comp 2:51   Essential Elvis Vol. 6°° (count-in)+Something For Everybody (FTD)°°
~Unsurpassed Mast. 2-5°°~Something Complete°°+The Something For
Everybody Sessions 1 (FTD)°° (count-in & dialogue)~There's Always
Me Volume 2°° (complete only)
Take 3 Complete 2:35   Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Unsurp'd Masters 2-5°°~Something
Complete°°+The Something For Everybody Sessions 1 (FTD)°° (count-in)
~Platinum 2°°
Take 4 Complete 2:30   Fame & Fortune (FTD)°°+Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Unsurp'd
Masters 2-5°°~Something Complete°°+The Something For Everybody
Sessions 1 (FTD)°° (count-in)~There's Always Me°° (listed as alt. take)
Take 5 LFS 2:14   Something For Everybody (FTD)°°+Unsurp'd Masters 2-5°°~Something
Complete°°+The Something For Everybody Sessions 1 (FTD)°° (count-in)
Take 6 FS+FS 0:26 (2nd count-in before 2nd FS) Unsurpassed Masters 2-5°°~Something Complete°°+The Something For
Everybody Sessions 1 (FTD)°° (2xcount-in+2xFS)~Elvis Meets Presley°°
(2nd count-in+2nd FS only)
Take 7 M 2:22 (2:26 with count-in) (RPA1 7398) Comp Elvis Presley Masters 6 (Sony)°°~The Nashville Sessions (Franklin
Mint Comp. Masters Collection 27)°°~Something For Everybody (FTD)°°
~60s Box 1°°~The Something For Everybody Sessions 1 (FTD)°° (track 8)
+Return Of The Rocker°°+Memphis To Nashville '61 (FTD)° (master only)
+Unsurp'd Masters 2-5°°~Elvis Meets Presley°°~Something Complete°°
+The Something For Everybody Sessions 1 (FTD)°° (track 23) (count-in)

Gently
M2WW 0568
  March 12 1961 (Sun: 6.00pm - 9.00pm)
Take 1 FS 0:31   Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Fame & Fortune (FTD)°°+Unsurp'd
Masters 2-5°°~24 Carat Gold°°~Something Complete°°+The Something
For Everybody Sessions 1 (FTD)°° (count-in)
Take 2 Complete 2:24   Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Fame & Fortune (FTD)°°~24 Carat
Gold°°+Unsurp'd Masters 2-5°°~Something Complete°°+The Something
For Everybody Sessions 1 (FTD)°° (count-in)
Take 3 Complete 2:31   Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Unsurpassed Mast. 2-5°°~Something
Complete°°+The Something For Everybody Sessions 1 (FTD)°° (count-in)
~Collectors Gold 2°°
Take 4 Complete 2:22   Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Unsurp'd Mast. 2-5°°~24 Carat Gold°°
~Something Complete°°+Something For Everybody Sessions 1 (FTD)°°
(count-in)
Take 5 FS+M 2:42 (Master - 2:16) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 6 (Sony)°°~In The Mood (Franklin Mint
Complete Masters Collection 24)°°~Something For Everybody (FTD)°°
~60s Box 1°°~The Something For Everybody Sessions 1 (FTD)°° (track 7)
+Memphis To Nashville '61 (FTD)° (master only)+Unsurp'd Masters 2-5°°
(listed as takes 5 & 6)~Elvis Meets Presley°°~Something Complete°°
+The Something For Everybody Sessions 1 (FTD)°° (track 27) (count-in)

In Your Arms
M2WW 0569
  March 12 1961 (Sun: 6.00pm - 9.00pm)
Take 1 Complete 2:12   Fame & Fortune (FTD)°°~Bilko's Gold Cuts°°~There's Always Me Vol. 2°°
+Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Unsurp'd Masters 2-5°°~Something
Complete°°+The Something For Everybody Sessions 1 (FTD)°° (count-in)
Take 2 M 1:50 (1:59 with count-in) Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 6 (Sony)°°~The Nashville Sessions (Franklin
Mint Comp. Masters Collection 27)°°~Something For Everybody (FTD)°°
~60's Box 1°°~The Something For Everybody Sessions 1 (FTD)°° (track 9)
+Memphis To Nashville '61 (FTD)° (master only)+Unsurp'd Masters 2-5°°
~Elvis Meets Presley°°~Something Complete°°+The Something For
Everybody Sessions 1 (FTD)°° (track 29) (count-in)

Give Me The Right
M2WW 0570
  March 12 1961 (Sun: 6.00pm - 9.00pm)
Take 1 Complete 3:22   Something For Everybody (FTD)°°+Something For Everybody Sess' 1
(FTD)°° (3:08 - count-in)+Unsurp'd Mast. 2-5°°~Something Complete°°
(count-in+extra intro)~Collectors Gold 2°°
Take 2 Complete 2:50   Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Essential Elvis Vol. 6°°+Unsurpassed
Masters 2-5°°~Something Complete°°~There's Always Me Volume 3°°
+The Something For Everybody Sessions 1 (FTD)°° (count-in)
Take 3 FS 0:31   Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Unsurpassed Mast. 2-5°°~Something
Complete°°+The Something For Everybody Sessions 1 (FTD)°° (count-in)
~There's Always Me Volume 3°°
Take 4 M 2:34 (2:42 with count-in) Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 6 (Sony)°°~The Nashville Sessions (Franklin
Mint Comp. Masters Collection 27)°°~Something For Everybody (FTD)°°
~60s Box 1°°~The Something For Everybody Sessions 1 (FTD)°° (track 3)
+Memphis To Nashville '61 (FTD)° (master only)+Unsurp'd Masters 2-5°°
~Something Complete°°+Something For Everybody Sessions 1 (FTD)°°
(track 32) (count-in)

I Feel So Bad
M2WW 0571
  March 12 1961 (Sun: 9.30pm - 12.30am)
Take 1 Complete 3:00   Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Platinum 1°°+The Something
For Everybody Sessions 2 (FTD)°°+Golden Records Vol. 3 (FTD)°° (2:57)
+Unsurpassed Masters 2-5°° (part of count-in)~There's Always Me°°
(listed as alt. take)~Something Complete°°
Take 2 M 2:53 (3:04 with count-in) Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 6 (Sony)°°~Rhythm & Blues (Franklin Mint
Complete Masters Collection 9)°°~Elvis' Golden Records Vol. 3 (FTD)°°
~Elvis 75 - Good Rockin' Tonight 2 (Legacy)°°~Something For Everybody
(FTD)°°~Second To None°°~Gold Records Vol. 3 (24 Bit)°°~60s Box 1°°
~The Something For Everybody Sessions 1 (FTD)°°+The Mono Masters
CD1 (Venus)° (master only)+Unsurpassed Masters 2-5°°~Something
Complete°°+The Something For Everybody Sessions 2 (FTD)°° (count-in)

It's A Sin
M2WW 0572
  March 12 1961 (Sun: 9.30pm - 12.30am)
Take 1 LFS 2:09 (preceded by rehearsal) Something For Everybody (FTD)°° (LFS only)+Unsurp'd Masters 2-5°°
~Something Complete°°+Something For Everybody Sessions 2 (FTD)°°
(count-in+rehearsal+LFS)~There's Always Me°° (no count-in)
Take 2 FS+Comp 3:05   Fame & Fortune (FTD)°° (complete)+Something For Everybody (FTD)°°
(FS+complete)+Unsurp'd Masters 2-5°°~Elvis Meets Presley°°~There's
Always Me°°~Something Complete°°+The Something For Everybody
Sessions 2 (FTD)°° (count-in)
Take 3 FS 0:38   Unsurpassed Masters 2-5°°~Something Complete°°+The Something For
Everybody Sessions 2 (FTD)°° (count-in)
Take 4 M 2:41 (2:52 with count-in) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 6 (Sony)°°~Country Roots (Franklin Mint
Complete Masters Collection 8)°°~Something For Everybody (FTD)°°
~60s Box 1°°~The Something For Everybody Sessions 1 (FTD)°°
+Memphis To Nashville '61 (FTD)° (master only)+Unsurp'd Masters 2-5°°
~Something Complete°°+Something For Everybody Sessions 2 (FTD)°°
(count-in)

I Want You With Me
M2WW 0573
  March 12 1961 (Sun: 9.30pm - 12.30am)
Tryout Incomp. 0:40   Back In Living Stereo 3 (MRS)°°~Unsurpassed Masters 2-6°°~There's
Always Me°°~Something Complete°°+The Something For Everybody
Sessions 2 (FTD)°°
Take 1 Complete 2:20   Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Unsurpassed Masters 2-6°°~There's
Always Me°°~Something Complete°°+The Something For Everybody
Sessions 2 (FTD)°° (count-in)~Collectors Gold 2°°
Take 2 M 2:13 (2:21 with count-in) (RPA1 7395) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 6 (Sony)°°~The King Of Rock 'n' Roll
(Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 36)°°~Something For Everybody
(FTD)°°~60s Box 1°°~The Something For Everybody Sessions 1 (FTD)°°
+Return Of The Rocker°° (remix)+Memphis To Nashville '61 (FTD)°
(master only)+Unsurpassed Masters 2-5°~Something Complete°°+The
Something For Everybody Sessions 2 (FTD)°° (count-in)

There's Always Me
M2WW 0574
  March 12 1961 (Sun: 9.30pm - 12.30am)
Take 1 FS+Comp 2:27   Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Unsurpassed Mast. 2-6°°~Something
Complete°°+The Something For Everybody Sessions 2 (FTD)°° (count-in)
~24 Carat Gold°°
Take 2 FS+Comp 2:43   Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Today, Tomorrow & Forever 2°°
+Unsurpassed Mast. 2-6°°~There's Always Me°°~Something Complete°°
+The Something For Everybody Sessions 2 (FTD)°° (count-in)
Take 3 LFS 0:51   Back In Living Stereo 3 (MRS)°°~Unsurpassed Masters 2-6°°~Something
Complete°°+The Something For Everybody Sessions 2 (FTD)°° (count-in)
Take 4 Complete 2:53   Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Unsurpassed Mast. 2-6°°~Something
Complete°°+The Something For Everybody Sessions 2 (FTD)°° (count-in)
~Collectors Gold 2°°
Take 5 3xFS 1:02   Something For Everybody (FTD)°° (1st FS only)+Unsurp. Masters 2-6°°
~Elvis Meets Presley°°~Something Complete°°+The Something For
Everybody Sessions 2 (FTD)°° (count-in+3xFS)
Take 6 FS 0:21   Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Unsurpassed Masters 2-6°°~Elvis
Meets Presley°°~Something Complete°°+The Something For Everybody
Sessions 2 (FTD)°° (count-in)~There's Always Me°°
Take 7 3xFS 0:50   Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Unsurpassed Masters 2-6°°~Elvis
Meets Presley°°~Something Complete°°+The Something For Everybody
Sessions 2 (FTD)°° (count-in)
Take 8 4xFS+LFS 2:31 (2nd count-in before LFS) Something For Everybody (FTD)°° (1st FS only)+Unsurp. Masters 2-6°°
~Elvis Meets Presley°°~Something Complete°°+The Something For
Everybody Sessions 2 (FTD)°° (count-in+4xFS+LFS)
Take 9 Complete 2:25   Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Essential Elvis Vol. 6°°~Unsurpassed
Masters 2-6°°~Elvis Meets Presley°°~Something Complete°° (count-in)
+The Something For Everybody Sessions 2 (FTD)°°
Take 10 M 2:16 (2:22 with count-in) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 6 (Sony)°°~In The Mood (Franklin Mint
Complete Masters Collection 24)°°~Elvis 75 - Good Rockin' Tonight 2
(Legacy)°°~Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Complete Single Coll. 5°°
~60's Box 1°°~The Something For Everybody Sessions 1 (FTD)°°+The
Mono Masters CD2 (Venus)°+Memphis To Nashville '61 (FTD)° (master
only)+Unsurp'd Masters 2-6°°~Something Complete°°+The Something
For Everybody Sessions 2 (FTD)°° (count-in)
         
Re-Recording 2:20 2014 re-recorded backing track If I Can Dream°°

Starting Today
M2WW 0575
  March 13 1961 (Mon: 1.45am - 5.15am)
Take 1 Complete 2:15   Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Close Up 3°°+Unsurp. Masters 2-6°°
~There's Always Me°°~Something Complete°°+The Something For
Everybody Sessions 2 (FTD)°° (count-in)
Take 2 Complete 2:10   Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Fame & Fortune (FTD)°°~Unsurp'd
Masters 2-6°°~Something Complete°°+The Something For Everybody
Sessions 2 (FTD)°° (count-in)~24 Carat Gold°°
Take 3 FS+M 2:25 (Master - 2:04) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 6 (Sony)°°~Heartache (Franklin Mint
Complete Masters Collection 6)°°~Something For Everybody (FTD)°°
~60s Box 1°°~The Something For Everybody Sessions 1 (FTD)°°
+Memphis To Nashville '61 (FTD)° (master only)+Unsurp'd Masters 2-6°°
~Something Complete°°+Something For Everybody Sessions 2 (FTD)°°
(count-in+FS+M)
         
Re-Recording 3:07 Re-recorded backing track The Wonder Of You°°

Sentimental Me
M2WW 0576
  March 13 1961 (Mon: 1.45am - 5.15am)
Take 1 Complete 2:43   Fame & Fortune (FTD)°°~There's Always Me°°+Something For Everybody
(FTD)°°~Unsurp'd Masters 2-6°°~Something Complete°°+The Something
For Everybody Sessions 2 (FTD)°° (count-in)
Take 2 FS+M 2:52 (Master - 2:32) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 6 (Sony)°°~In The Mood (Franklin Mint
Complete Masters Collection 24)°°~Something For Everybody (FTD)°°
~60s Box 1°°~Something For Everybody Sessions 1 (FTD)°°+Memphis
To Nashville '61 (FTD)° (master only)+Unsurp'd Masters 2-6°°~Something
Complete°°+The Something For Everybody Sessions 2 (FTD)°° (count-in
+FS+M)

Judy
M2WW 0577
  March 13 1961 (Mon: 1.45am - 5.15am)
Take 1 FS+Reh'sal
+Comp.
3:16 (MPA5 9181) Fame & Fortune (FTD)°° (comp)+Something For Everybody (FTD)°°
~Unsurpassed Mast. 2-6°°~There's Always Me°°~Something Complete°°
+The Something For Everybody Sessions 2 (FTD)°°(count-in+FS+comp)
~Rare Elvis Volume 3°° (count-in+FS)
Take 2 FS 0:35   Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Unsurpassed Mast. 2-6°°~Something
Complete°°+The Something For Everybody Sessions 2 (FTD)°° (count-in)
Take 3 LFS 2:05 (MPA5 9181) Something For Everybody (FTD)°° (faded)+ Unsurpassed Masters 2-6°°
~Something Complete°°+Something For Everybody Sessions 2 (FTD)°°
(count-in)~Rare Elvis Volume 3°° (edited)
Take 4 Complete 2:33 (MPA5 9181) Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Unsurpassed Mast. 2-6°°~Something
Complete°°~Rare Elvis Volume 3°°+The Something For Everybody
Sessions 2 (FTD)°° (count-in)
Take 5 FS 0:41 (MPA5 9181) Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Unsurpassed Mast. 2-6°°~Something
Complete°°+The Something For Everybody Sessions 2 (FTD)°°~Rare
Elvis Volume 3°° (edited)
Take 6 LFS 1:13 "Bull shit" Something For Everybody (FTD)°° (faded)+Unsurpassed Masters 2-6°°
~Something Complete°°+Something For Everybody Sessions 2 (FTD)°°
(count-in)
Take 7 LFS 1:56 (MPA5 9181) Something For Everybody (FTD)°° (edited - see note)~Unsurpassed
Masters 2-6°°~Something Complete°°+The Something For Everybody
Sessions 2 (FTD)°° (count-in+complete)~Rare Elvis Vol 3°° (talking only)
Take 8 M 2:12 (2:30 with count-in) Comp Elvis Presley Masters 6 (Sony)°°~The Nashville Sessions (Franklin
Mint Comp Masters Collection 27)°°~Elvis 75 - Good Rockin' Tonight 2
(Legacy)°°~Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Complete Single Coll. 5°°
~60s Box 1°°~The Something For Everybody Sessions 1 (FTD)°°+The
Mono Masters CD2 (Venus)°+Memphis To Nashville '61 (FTD)° (master
only)+Unsurpassed Masters 2-6°°~Something Complete°°+Something
For Everybody Sessions 2 (FTD)°° (count-in)

Put The Blame On Me
M2WW 0578
  March 13 1961 (Mon: 1.45am - 5.15am)
Take 1 FS+FS 1:00   Fame & Fortune (FTD)°°+Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Unsurp'd
Masters 2-6°°~Elvis Meets Presley°°~Something Complete°°+The
Something For Everybody Sessions 2 (FTD)°° (count-in)~There's Always
Me°°
Take 2 Complete 1:55   Fame & Fortune (FTD)°°+Something For Everybody (FTD)°°~Unsurp'd
Masters 2-6°°~Something Complete°°+The Something For Everybody
Sessions 2 (FTD)°° (count-in)~Elvis Meets Presley°°~There's Always
Me°° (listed as Take 1)
Take 3 FS 0:29   Back In Living Stereo 3 (MRS)°°~Unsurpassed Masters 2-6°°~Something
Complete°°+The Something For Everybody Sessions 2 (FTD)°°
Take 4 FS 0:32   Back In Living Stereo 3 (MRS)°°~Unsurpassed Masters 2-6°°~Something
Complete°°+The Something For Everybody Sessions 2 (FTD)°°
Take 5 M 1:57 (2:09 with count-in) Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 6 (Sony)°°~The Nashville Sessions (Franklin
Mint Comp. Masters Collection 27)°°~Something For Everybody (FTD)°°
~60s Box 1°°~Something For Everybody Sessions 1 (FTD)°°+Memphis
To Nashville '61 (FTD)° (master only)+Unsurp'd Masters 2-6°°~Something
Complete°°+The Something For Everybody Sessions 2 (FTD)°° (count-in)
+Tickle Me (soundtrack)°

Notes

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

Remixed versions of 'I'm Comin' Home' and 'I Want You With Me' can be found on Return Of The Rocker.

Most of this session as released on the Famous Groove bootleg CD Something Complete has the left and right channels swapped. This could indicate an MP3 source, or an earlier form of compression was used for that release.

The re-recording of 'There's Always Me' can found on the 2015 album If I Can Dream, which contained Elvis' original vocals but with new backings by The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, and which actually went to number one in the UK album charts.

The re-recording of 'Starting Today' can found on the 2016 album The Wonder Of You, which contained Elvis' original vocals but with new backings by The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, and which actually went to number one in the UK album charts.

On the FTD release of Something For Everybody we get the complete Take 7 of 'Judy' right up to "Oh please …" (1:52) and then the song is spliced! What we should get from here is Elvis breaking down saying "Oh no, man". On the FTD from this point we get "Come back I promise always to be true, oh Judy, there'll never be anyone else dear but you" looped from Take 7 (1:10 - 1:27), and then "Oh Judy, there'll never be anyone else" (looped again from 1:16 - 1:24), and then "dear but you" from Take 8 (last few seconds of the master).

'Judy' - Takes 1 to 4 are listed on the UK EP Collection Volume 2 and Rare Elvis Volume 3 (Sample) but the running order is wrong. The correct order is as follows:-
0:00 - 0:47 = Take 1 false start, rehearsal and count-in for complete take (0:00-0:47 of Take 1)
0:47 - 1:52 = Take 3 (to "Oh please, come back I promise always to be true")(0:05-1:10 of Take 3)
The next section has been edited out of Take 3 "Oh Judy, there'll never be anyone else dear but you" instrumental break "Oh please, come back I promise always to be true…" (1:10-1:52 of Take 3)
1:52 - 2:04 = Take 3 ("Oh Judy" to abrupt end)(1:52-2:04 of Take 3)
2:04 - 2:16 = Talking from before Take 4 (0:04-0:16 of Take 4)
2:16 - 2:48 = Take 5 (to "That's why I dread to know you're gone… hold it")(0:13-0:45 of Take 5)
2:48 - 2:53 = Talking from before Take 7 ("I've never had this much trouble over a song…")(0:04-0:09 of Take 7)
2:53 - 2:55 = Talking from before Take 4 ("Okay, cough")(0:12-0:14 of Take 4)
2:55 - 2:58 = Count-in for Take 4 ("M2WW 0577 Take 4")(0:01-0:04 of take 4)
2:58 - 5:08 = Take 4

The movie Tickle Me features 'Put The Blame On Me' with overdubbed guitar backing, done during post production of that movie in October 1964.

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
Recording Information
March 12 1961
March 12 1961
Recording Information
March 13 1961
March 13 1961
Tape Legends
Something For Everybody
Tape Legend - Something For Everybody (Thanks to Follow That Dream)


Music Sheets
Music Sheet
I'm Comin' Home
I'm Comin' Home (Thanks to Piotr Stefaniszyn)
Music Sheet
Gently
Gently (Thanks to Christopher Brown)
Music Sheet
In Your Arms
In Your Arms

Music Sheet
Give Me The Right
Give Me The Right (Thanks to Christopher Brown)
Music Sheet
I Feel So Bad
I Feel So Bad
Music Sheet
It's A Sin
It's A Sin (Thanks to Glen Johnson)

Music Sheet
I Want You With Me
I Want You With Me (Thanks to Jules Thibault)
Music Sheet
There's Always Me
There's Always Me (Thanks to Christopher Brown)
Music Sheet
Starting Today
Starting Today

Music Sheet
Sentimental Me
Sentimental Me (Thanks to Christopher Brown)
Music Sheet
Judy
Judy (Thanks to Christopher Brown)
Music Sheet
Put The Blame On Me
Put The Blame On Me

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