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October 27 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)

Radio Recorders Studio B - Hollywood, California
Soundtrack Session for Mirisch Company (United Artists) 'Kid Galahad'
Producer : Jeffrey Alexander
Engineer : Thorne Nogar
(4.00pm - 8.00pm)

Musicians:   Backup Vocals:
Guitar: Scotty Moore The Jordanaires: Gordon Stoker; Neal Matthews; Hoyt Hawkins; Ray
Guitar: Hilmer J 'Tiny' Timbrell Walker
Guitar: Neal Matthews  
Bass: Bob Moore  
Drums: D.J. Fontana  
Drums: Murrey 'Buddy' Harman  
Piano: Dudley Brooks  
Saxophone: Homer 'Boots' Randolph  

I Got Lucky (1st version)
M5 October 27 1961 (Fri)
Take 1 Complete 1:53 (announced as M1 Take 1) Silver Screen Stereo (FTD)°°+The Kid Galahad Sessions 2 (FTD)°°~Kid
Galahad (FTD)°°~Tape°~Kid Galahad Sessions Volume 3 (LP)° (count-in)
Take 2 FS 0:31   The Kid Galahad Sessions 2 (FTD)°°~Tape°~Kid Galahad Sessions
Volume 3 (LP)°~The Kid Galahad Sessions (Flashlight)°
Take 3 LFS 1:02   The Kid Galahad Sessions 2 (FTD)°°~Tape°~Kid Galahad Sessions
Volume 3 (LP)°~The Kid Galahad Sessions (Flashlight)°
Take 4 FS 0:36   The Kid Galahad Sessions 2 (FTD)°°~Tape°~Kid Galahad Sessions
Volume 3 (LP)°~The Kid Galahad Sessions (Flashlight)°
Take 5 FS 0:36   The Kid Galahad Sessions 2 (FTD)°°~Tape°~Kid Galahad Sessions
Volume 3 (LP)°~The Kid Galahad Sessions (Flashlight)°
Take 6 FS+M 1:52 Alternate master (1:34) Kid Galahad (FTD)°° (count-in+M)+The Kid Galahad Sessions 2 (FTD)°°
~Tape°~Kid Galahad Sessions Volume 3 (LP)° (count-in+FS+M)

I Got Lucky (2nd version)
N2PB 3135
MX5 October 27 1961 (Fri)
Take 1 LFS 1:41   The Kid Galahad Sessions 2 (FTD)°°~Tape°~Kid Galahad Sessions
Volume 3 (LP)°~The Kid Galahad Sessions (Flashlight)°
Take 2 (M) 2:10 Unedited master
(2:27 with count-in)
Kid Galahad (FTD)°°~Double Feat's - Kid Galahad / Girls! Girls! Girls!°°
+The Kid Galahad Sessions 2 (FTD)°°~Tape°~Kid Galahad Sessions
Volume 3 (LP)° (count-in)
         
Edited M 1:58 Master edited Complete Elvis Presley Masters 8 (Sony)°°~Casting Call (Franklin Mint
Complete Masters Collection 26)°°~Complete Single Collection 10°°
~The Kid Galahad Sessions 1 (FTD)°°~Kid Galahad (FTD)°

This Is Living
N2PB 3132
M6 October 27 1961 (Fri)
Take 1 FS
0:33   The Kid Galahad Sessions 2 (FTD)°°~Tape°~Kid Galahad Sessions
Volume 3 (LP)°~The Kid Galahad Sessions (Flashlight)°
Take 2 Complete 1:27   The Kid Galahad Sessions 2 (FTD)°°~Kid Galahad (FTD)°°~Tape°~The
Hollywood Sessions°~Kid Galahad Sessions Volume 3 (LP)°
Take 3 Complete 2:10   The Kid Galahad Sessions 2 (FTD)°°~Tape°~Kid Galahad Sessions
Volume 3 (LP)°~The Kid Galahad Sessions (Flashlight)°
Take 4 FS 0:26   The Kid Galahad Sessions 2 (FTD)°°~Tape°~Kid Galahad Sessions
Volume 3 (LP)°~The Kid Galahad Sessions (Flashlight)°
Take 5 LFS 0:54   The Kid Galahad Sessions 2 (FTD)°°~Tape°~Kid Galahad Sessions
Volume 3 (LP)°~The Kid Galahad Sessions (Flashlight)°
Take 6 FS 0:18   The Kid Galahad Sessions 2 (FTD)°°~Tape°~Kid Galahad Sessions
Volume 3 (LP)°~The Kid Galahad Sessions (Flashlight)°
Take 7 LFS 1:18   The Kid Galahad Sessions 2 (FTD)°°~Tape°~Kid Galahad Sessions
Vol.ume3 (LP)°~The Kid Galahad Sessions (Flashlight)°
Take 8 Complete 2:08   The Kid Galahad Sessions 2 (FTD)°°~Elvis For Everyone (FTD)°°~Tape°
~Kid Galahad Sessions Vol. 3 (LP)°~The Kid Galahad Sess' (Flashlight)°
Take 9 FS 0:55   The Kid Galahad Sessions 2 (FTD)°°~Tape°~Kid Galahad Sessions
Volume 3 (LP)°~The Kid Galahad Sessions (Flashlight)°
Take 10 M
1:44 (1:51 with count-in) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 8 (Sony)°°~Casting Call (Franklin Mint
Comp. Masters Collection 26)°°~Kid Galahad (FTD)°°~Double Features
- Kid Galahad / Girls! Girls! Girls!°°~The Kid Galahad Sessions 1 (FTD)°°
~Kid Galahad (FTD)°~(EP)°+The Kid Galahad Sessions 2 (FTD)°°~Tape°
~Kid Galahad Sessions Volume 3 (LP)° (count-in)

King Of The Whole Wide World (remake)
N2PB 3131
M7 October 27 1961 (Fri)
Take 1 FS
0:57   Kid Galahad (FTD)°°+The Kid Galahad Sessions 2 (FTD)°°~The Last
Temptation Of Elvis°~Kid Galahad Sessions Volume 3 (LP)°
Take 2 FS 0:39   Kid Galahad (FTD)°°+The Kid Galahad Sessions 2 (FTD)°°~The Last
Temptation Of Elvis°~Kid Galahad Sessions Volume 3 (LP)°
Take 3 Complete 2:54   Kid Galahad (FTD)°° (count-in)~Out In Hollywood (FTD)°°+The Kid
Galahad Sessions 2 (FTD)°°~The Last Temptation Of Elvis°~The
Hollywood Sessions°~Kid Galahad Sessions Volume 3 (LP)°
Take 4 (M)
2:40 Unedited master
(2:45 with count-in)
Kid Galahad (FTD)°°~Double Features - Kid Galahad / Girls!Girls! Girls!°°
+The Kid Galahad Sessions 2 (FTD)°°~Tape°~Kid Galahad Sessions
Volume 3 (LP)° (count-in)
         
Faded M 2:09 Master faded (RPA1 7391) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 8 (Sony)°°~Casting Call (Franklin Mint
Complete Masters Collection 26)°°~Complete Single Collection 10°°~The
Kid Galahad Sessions 1 (FTD)°°~Kid Galahad (FTD)°~(EP)°~Return Of
The Rocker°

Notes

'I Got Lucky' (first version - M5) on Silver Screen Stereo (FTD) is listed as alternate master, but this is actually Take 1. We get Take 1 again on FTD's Kid Galahad extended soundtrack (with count-in), along with the correct alternate master (Take 6), but it is wrongly listed in the "In & Outakes" section and also Sessions III that Take 6 was on Silver Screen Stereo.

Some of the original mono masters as first released in 1962 were shortened for release. They are released in their original form on FTD's extended soundtrack of Kid Galahad, along with the longer stereo masters as first released on Double Features. On Sony's Complete Elvis Presley Masters collection and the Franklin Mint set they are released in their original edited form but in stereo.

Although not listed as a source, a bootleg CD box-set entitled King Of The Whole Wide World - The Kid Galahad Sessions contains everything originally contained on the old vinyl bootlegs (mono sessions) along with stereo outtakes, mono and stereo masters etc... released by FTD and RCA/BMG/Sony.

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.

Thanks to Fred Whobrey Sr. (Ebay user: 1cooldj) for some scans of his acetates.

Session Logs
Acetates
Kid Galahad
Acetates
Recording Information
October 26 / 27 1961
October 26 / 27 1961
Tape Legends
October 27 1961
October 27 1961

Proposed Double Features LP
Follow That Dream / Kid Galahad
Proposed 'Double Feature' Follow That Dream & Kid Galahad LP (Thanks to Graceland)
Demo Acetates
I Got Lucky / This Is Living
I Got Lucky / This Is Living
 


Music Sheets
Music Sheet
I Got Lucky
I Got Lucky
Music Sheet
This Is Living
This Is Living
Music Sheet
King Of The Whole Wide World
King Of The Whole Wide World (Thanks to Christopher Brown)

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