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March 18 / 19 1962
(+ 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
(7.30pm - 10.30pm / 11.00pm - 2.00am / 2.30am - 6.30am)

Musicians:   Backup Vocals:
Guitar: Scotty Moore The Jordanaires: Gordon Stoker; Neal Matthews; Hoyt Hawkins; Ray
Guitar: Harold Bradley Walker
Guitar / Vibes: Thomas 'Grady' Martin Millie Kirkham
Bass: Bob Moore  
Drums: D.J. Fontana  
Drums: Murrey 'Buddy' Harman  
Piano / Organ: Floyd Cramer  
Saxophone / Vibes: Homer 'Boots' Randolph (not on '(Such An) Easy Question')

Something Blue
N2WW 0685
  March 18 / 19 1962 (Sun / Mon)
Take 1 Complete
3:24 "Wedding March" Platinum 2°° (intro only)+Pot Luck (FTD)°°~There's Always Me Vol 3°°
~Anything That's Part Of You°°+The Pot Luck Sess' 4 (FTD)°° (complete)
Take 2 FS+Comp 3:09   Platinum 2°° (spliced with intro from Take 1)+Pot Luck (FTD)°° (FS+comp)
~There's Always Me Volume 3°°~Anything That's Part Of You°°+The Pot
Luck Sessions 4 (FTD)°° (FS+complete)
Take 3 FS+FS 0:27   24 Carat Gold°° (1st FS only)+Pot Luck (FTD)°°~Studio B (FTD)°°
+Unsurpassed Masters 2-7°°~Anything That's Part Of You°°+The Pot
Luck Sessions 4 (FTD)°° (count-in)
Take 4 Complete 3:01   Pot Luck (FTD)°°~Studio B (FTD)°°~Unsurp. Mast. 2-7°°+The Pot Luck
Sessions 4 (FTD)°° (count-in)~Anything That's Part Of You°° (not listed)
~24 Carat Gold°°
Take 5 FS 0:22   Elvis For Everyone (FTD)°°~Anything That's Part Of You°°+The Pot Luck
Sessions 4 (FTD)°°
Take 6 Complete 3:05   24 Carat Gold°°+Elvis For Everyone (FTD)°°~Unsurpassed Masters 2-7°°
~Anything That's Part Of You°°+The Pot Luck Sess' 4 (FTD)°° (count-in)
Take 7 M 2:58 (3:34 with count-in) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 8 (Sony)°°~In The Mood (Franklin Mint
Complete Masters Collection 24)°°~Pot Luck (FTD)°°~(BMG '99)°°
~The Pot Luck Sessions 1 (FTD)°°~60s Box 2°° (master only)
+Unsurpassed Masters 2-7°° (3:07)+The Pot Luck Sessions 4 (FTD)°°
(count-in & addtional dialogue)

Gonna Get Back Home Somehow
N2WW 0686
  March 18 / 19 1962 (Sun / Mon)
Take 1 Complete
2:41   Pot Luck (FTD)°°~Studio B (FTD)°°+Bilko's Gold Cuts~There's Always
Me Vol 3°°~Anything That's Part Of You°°+The Pot Luck Sessions 4
(FTD)°° (extra dialogue)
Take 2 Complete 2:43   Pot Luck (FTD)°°~Today, Tomorrow & Forever 2°°~There's Always Me
Vol 3°°~Anything That's Part Of You°°+The Pot Luck Sessions 4 (FTD)°°
Take 3 FS+FS 0:36   Pot Luck (FTD)°° (2nd FS only)+Unsurpassed Masters 2-7°°~Anything
That's Part Of You°°+The Pot Luck Sessions 4 (FTD)°° (count-in+FS+FS)
~24 Carat Gold°°
Take 4 Complete 2:43 (Alternate Master - 2:20) Elvis' Gold Records Vol. 4 (FTD)°°~Back In Living Stereo 4 (MRS)°°
~Unsurpassed Masters 2-7°°~Anything That's Part Of You°°+The Pot
Luck Sessions 4 (FTD)°° (count-in)~Especially For You°°
Take 5 Complete 2:46 "2:34" Pot Luck (FTD)°°~Essential Elvis Vol. 6°°+Unsurpassed Masters 2-7°°
~Anything That's Part Of You°°~24 Carat Gold°°+The Pot Luck Sess' 4
(FTD)°° (count-in)
Take 6 Complete 2:41 "2:32" Elvis For Everyone (FTD)°°~Unsurpassed Masters 2-7°°~Anything That's
Part Of You°°+The Pot Luck Sess' 4 (FTD)°° (count-in)~24 Carat Gold°°
Take 7 FS+M 2:47 (Master - 2:29) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 8 (Sony)°°~The Nashville Sessions
(Franklin Mint Complete Masters Collection 27)°°~Pot Luck (FTD)°°
~The Pot Luck Sessions 1 (FTD)°°~Pot Luck (BMG '99)°°~60s Box 2°°
(master only)+Unsurp'd Mast. 2-7°°+The Pot Luck Sessions 4 (FTD)°°
(count-in+FS+M)

(Such An) Easy Question
N2WW 0687
  March 18 / 19 1962 (Sun / Mon)
Take 1 FS
0:45   Pot Luck (FTD)°°~Essential Elvis Vol. 6°°+The Pot Luck Sess' 4 (FTD)°°
Take 2 Complete 1:51 "1:45" Pot Luck (FTD)°°~Essential Elvis Vol. 6°°+The Pot Luck Sess' 4 (FTD)°°
Take 3 FS+Comp 2:50 "2:22" Pot Luck (FTD)°°~Studio B (FTD)°°~There's Always Me Volume 3°°
~Anything That's Part Of You°°+The Pot Luck Sess' 4 (FTD)°° (count-in)
~La Leyenda Viviente 4 (Readers Digest Mexico)°° (complete only)
Take 4 FS 0:21   The Pot Luck Sessions 4 (FTD)°°
Take 5 M 2:19 (2:28 with count-in) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 8 (Sony)°°~The Nashville Sessions
(Franklin Mint Complete Masters Collection 27)°°~Pot Luck (FTD)°°
~The Pot Luck Sessions 1 (FTD)°°~Pot Luck (BMG '99)°°~Comp. Single
Collection 4°°~60s Box 2°° +Elvis Forever Volume 2° (1st pressing)+The
Mono Masters CD2 (Venus)° (master only)+Unsurpassed Masters 2-7°°
+The Pot Luck Sessions 4 (FTD)°° (count-in)+Tickle Me (soundtrack)°

Fountain Of Love
N2WW 0688
  March 18 / 19 1962 (Sun / Mon)
Take 1 FS
0:47   Pot Luck (FTD)°°~Studio B (FTD)°°~Back In Living Stereo 4 (MRS)°°
~There's Always Me Volume 3°°~Anything That's Part Of You°°+The Pot
Luck Sessions 4 (FTD)°°
Take 2 Complete 2:05 "2:01" Pot Luck (FTD)°°~Studio B (FTD)°°~Back In Living Stereo 4 (MRS)°°
~There's Always Me Volume 3°°~Anything That's Part Of You°°+The Pot
Luck Sessions 4 (FTD)°°
Take 3 FS+FS 0:36   Back In Living Stereo 4 (MRS)°°~There's Always Me Vol 3°°~Anything
That's Part Of You°°+The Pot Luck Sessions 4 (FTD)°°
Take 4 FS+LFS 0:58   Pot Luck (FTD)°°~Back In Living Stereo 4 (MRS)°° (LFS only)+There's
Always Me Vol. 3°°+The Pot Luck Sessions 4 (FTD)°° (count-in+FS+LFS)
~Anything That's Part Of You°°
Take 5 FS 0:28   Back In Living Stereo 4 (MRS)°°~There's Always Me Vol. 3°°~Anything
That's Part Of You°°+The Pot Luck Sessions 4 (FTD)°°
Take 6 Complete 2:14 "2:10" Elvis For Everyone (FTD)°°~Back In Living Stereo 4 (MRS)°°~Legendary
Performer Vol 6°°~Vol 9°°~There's Always Me Vol 3°°~Anything That's
Part Of You°°+The Pot Luck Sessions 4 (FTD)°°
Take 7 FS 0:36   Back In Living Stereo 4 (MRS)°°~Anything That's Part Of You°°+The Pot
Luck Sessions 5 (FTD)°°
Take 8 FS 0:25   Back In Living Stereo 4 (MRS)°°~A Legendary Performer Vol 6°°~Vol 9°°
+Anything That's Part Of You°°+The Pot Luck Sessions 5 (FTD)°°
Take 9 Complete 2:18 "2:12" Pot Luck (FTD)°°~Back In Living Stereo 4 (MRS)°°+Unsurp'd Mast. 2-7°°
+The Pot Luck Sessions 5 (FTD)°° (count-in)~24 Carat Gold°°~Anything
That's Part Of You°°
Take 10 M 2:12 (2:26 with count-in) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 8 (Sony)°°~In The Mood (Franklin Mint
Complete Masters Collection 24)°°~Pot Luck (FTD)°°~(BMG '99)°°
~The Pot Luck Sess' 1 (FTD)°°~60s Box 2°° (master only)+Unsurpassed
Masters 2-7°°+The Pot Luck Sessions 5 (FTD)°° (count-in)

Just For Old Time Sake
N2WW 0689
  March 18 / 19 1962 (Sun / Mon)
Take 1 Complete
2:09 "2:06" Pot Luck (FTD)°°~Long Lonely Highway (FTD)°°~Anything That's Part
Of You°°+The Pot Luck Sessions 5 (FTD)°°
Take 2 FS+FS 0:42   Pot Luck (FTD)°° (2nd FS only)+Anything That's Part Of You°°+The Pot
Luck Sessions 5 (FTD)°° (count-in+FS+FS)
Take 3 FS 0:35   Studio B (FTD)°°+Pot Luck (FTD)°°~There's Always Me Volume 4°°
~Anything That's Part Of You°°+The Pot Luck Sess' 5 (FTD)°° (count-in)
Take 4 FS+Comp 2:24 "2:01" Pot Luck (FTD)°°~Studio B (FTD)°°+There's Always Me Volume 4°°
~Anything That's Part Of You°°+The Pot Luck Sessions 5 (FTD)°° (extra
dialogue)
Take 5 M 2:07 (2:18 with count-in) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 8 (Sony)°°~In The Mood (Franklin Mint
Complete Masters Collection 24)°°~Pot Luck (FTD)°°~(BMG '99)°°
~The Pot Luck Sess' 1 (FTD)°°~60s Box 2°° (master only)+Unsurpassed
Masters 2-7°°+The Pot Luck Sessions 5 (FTD)°° (count-in)

Night Rider (remake)
N2WW 0690
  March 18 / 19 1962 (Sun / Mon)
Jam   0:15   Pot Luck (FTD)°° (not listed)~Studio B (FTD)°° (not listed)~There's
Always Me Volume 4°°~Anything That's Part Of You°°+The Pot Luck
Sessions 5 (FTD)°°
Take 1 LFS
1:03 (additional jam at end) There's Always Me Voume 4°°~Anything That's Part Of You°° (0:53)
+The Pot Luck Sessions 5 (FTD)°°
Take 2 FS 0:26   Pot Luck (FTD)°°~Studio B (FTD)°°+There's Always Me Vol 4°°~Anything
That's Part Of You°°+The Pot Luck Sessions 5 (FTD)°° (extra dialogue)
Take 3 Complete 2:16 "2:10" Pot Luck (FTD)°°~Studio B (FTD)°°~There's Always Me Volume 4°°
~Anything That's Part Of You°°+The Pot Luck Sessions 5 (FTD)°°
Take 4 FS 0:20   Anything That's Part Of You°°+The Pot Luck Sessions 5 (FTD)°°
Take 5 M 2:11 Unused master
(2:18 with count-in)
Treasures '60-'63 (Time Life Volume 11)°°~Essential Elvis Volume 6°°
~A Legendary Performer Vol. 8°° (listed as Take 4)~24 Carat Gold°°
(master only)+Unsurpassed Masters 2-7°°~Anything That's Part Of You°°
+The Pot Luck Sessions 5 (FTD)°° (count-in)+Pot Luck (FTD)°° (count-in
& jam from end of Take 1)

You'll Be Gone
N2WW 0691
  March 18 / 19 1962 (Sun / Mon)
Take 1 Complete
2:31 "2:21" Studio B (FTD)°°+Pot Luck (FTD)°°+The Pot Luck Sessions 5 (FTD)°°
Take 2 Complete 2:30 "2:18" Pot Luck (FTD)°°~Elvis By The Presleys°°+The Pot Luck Sess' 5 (FTD)°°
Take 3 M 2:22 (2:35 with count-in)
Complete Elvis Presley Masters 8 (Sony)°°~In The Mood (Franklin Mint
Complete Masters Collection 24)°°~Girl Happy (remastered s'track)°°
~The Pot Luck Sessions 1 (FTD)°°~Girl Happy (FTD - reissue)°°~Pot
Luck (FTD)°°~Complete Single Collection 4°°~60s Box 2°°+The Mono
Masters CD2 (Venus)° (master only)+Unsurpassed Masters 2-7°°
+The Pot Luck Sessions 5 (FTD)°° (count-in)
Take 4 FS+Comp 3:37 (Alternate Master - 2:20)
"South Of The Border"
Girl Happy (FTD - 1st release)°°~Long Lonely Highway (FTD)°°~Latino°°
(complete only)+Pot Luck (FTD)°°+Unsurpassed Masters 2-7°° +The Pot
Luck Sess' 5 (FTD)°° (count-in+FS+count-in+complete)~There's Always
Me Volume 2°° (FS+2nd count-in+complete)

Notes

The definitive release of these sessions can be found on Follow That Dream's limited edition The Pot Luck Sessions 5xCD set, where everything has been mixed and remastered from scratch, and all masters and outtakes are presented in the best possible sound.

Unsurpassed Masters has a strange stereo mix on songs from this session, with Elvis' vocals in the left channel. These are possibly taken from a 2-Track stereo tape, rather than the original 3-Track tape.

The movie Tickle Me features '(Such An) Easy Question' with overdubbed orchestral backing, done during post production of that movie in October 1964.

A remixed version of '(Such An) Easy Question' can be found on the 1980 1st pressing of the German RCA release Elvis Forever Volume 2.

Elvis originally recorded the song 'Night Rider' on October 16 1961. The master from today's session was first released on the Time Life Elvis Presley Collection CD set (Volume 11) Treasures 1960 / 1963.

Elvis can be heard singing part of the song 'South Of The Border' before take 4 (complete take) of 'You'll Be Gone'.

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
Tape Legend
March 18 1962
Tape Legend - March 18 1962 (Thanks to Follow That Dream)
Recording Information
March 18 1962
March 18 1962
 


Music Sheets
Music Sheet
Something Blue
Something Blue (Thanks to Christopher Brown)
Music Sheet
Gonna Get Back Home Somehow
Gonna Get Back Home Somehow
Music Sheet
(Such An) Easy Question
(Such An) Easy Question

Music Sheet
Fountain Of Love
Sound Advice (Thanks to Glen Johnson)
Music Sheet
Just For Old Time Sake
Just For Old Time Sake
Music Sheet
Night Rider
Night Rider

 
Music Sheet
You'll Be Gone
You'll Be Gone (Thanks to Christopher Brown)
 

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