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June 26 1967
(+ 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)

United Recorders - Hollywood, California
Soundtrack Session for MGM's 'Speedway'
MGM Producer : Jeffrey Alexander
Producer : Lee Hazelwood
Engineer : Eddie Bracket
Arranger : Billy Strange

Musicians:   Vocals:
Guitar:
Billy Strange Nancy Sinatra
Guitar: Donnie Lanier  
Guitar: Donald Owens  
Guitar: Al Casey  
Bass: Chuck Berghofer  
Piano: Don Randi  
Piano: Larry Knechtal  
Drums: Hal Blaine  
Trumpet: Roy Caton  
Trumpet: Virgil Eavans  
Trumpet: Oliver Mitchell  
Trombone: Dick Hyde  

Magic Act
2019 (June 28 1967)
Take 1 M     Acetate°

Car Hop Sequance
2020 (June 28 1967)
Take 1 M     Acetate°

Wed March
2021 (June 28 1967)
Take 1        
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4        
Take 5 M     Acetate°

There Ain't Nothing Like A Song (vocal overdub)
WPA1 1022
2026 June 26 1967 (Mon)
Take 1     Nancy Sinatra's vocal overdub
of 2001-06
 
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4        
Take 5        
Take 6        
Take 7        
Take 8 M 2:11   Complete Elvis Presley Masters 15 (Sony)°°~Start Your Engines (Franklin
Mint Comp. Masters Collection 30)°°~Speedway (FTD)°°~Double Features
- Easy Come, Easy Go / Speedway°°~Celluloid Rock 2-3°°+Speedway
(FTD)° (master only)+Speedway (FTD)°° (with count-in for 2001-06)

There Ain't Nothing Like A Song (movie version - transfer)
2411 (June 30 1967)
Take 1     Mono transfer of 2001-06 / 2026-08
 
Take 2        
Take 3 (M)
2:18 (2:25 with count-in) Acetate° (count-in for 2001-06)

Your Groovy Self (Nancy Sinatra)
WPA1 1038
2600 June 26 1967 (Mon)
Take 1        
Take 2        
Take 3        
Take 4        
Take 5        
Take 6        
Take 7        
Take 8        
Take 9        
Take 10        
Take 11        
Take 12        
Take 13 M 2:54   Speedway (FTD)°°~Speedway (LP)°°~Double Features - Easy Come
Easy Go / Speedway°°+Speedway (FTD)°+Acetate°+Acetate° (March 21
1968 - different mixes)

Notes

Except for masters and alternate masters - all original 4-Track tapes are lost.

Celluloid Rock Volume 2 (Cool Romeo) has a binaural mix used for the masters taken from the 4-Track tapes.

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 Ernst Jørgensen and Erik Rasmussen for providing the production numbers and take numbers for these songs.

Session Logs
Acetate
Magic Act (2019-01)
Magic Act (2019-01)
Recording Information
Speedway
Speedway
Acetate
Car Hop Sequence (2020-01)
Car Hop Sequence (2020-01)

Acetate
Wed March (2021-05)
Wed March  (2021-05)
Acetate
There Ain't Nothing Like A Song (2411-03)
There Ain't Nothing Like A Song (2411-03)
Acetate
Your Groovy Self (2600)
Your Groovy Self (2600)


Music Sheets
Music Sheet
There Ain't Nothing Like A Song
There Ain't Nothing Like A Song (Thanks to Christopher Brown)
Music Sheet
Your Groovy Self
Your Groovy Self (Thanks to Glen Johnson)
 

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