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March 18 1969 (Overdub)
(+ 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)

American Sound Studio - Memphis, Tennessee
Producer : Felton Jarvis
Engineer: Al Pachucki
Arrangers: Mike Leech / Glen Spreen

Musicians:    
Trumpet:
Wayne Jackson  
Trumpet: R.F. Taylor  
French Horn: Joe D'Gerolamo  
French Horn: Tony Cason  
Trombone:
Jackie Thomas  
Trombone: Jack Hale  
Saxophone: Glen Spreen  

Hey Jude (track - overdub)
XPA5 1157
  March 18 1969 (Tue: 7.00pm - 10.00pm)
Overdub (M)   Brass overdubbed to Jan 21 master
(listed as 'track only')
 
         
Overdub (M)   String overdubs on March 19 (aft)  
Overdub M 4:31 Backup v.o's on March 20 (morning) Complete Elvis Presley Masters 17 (Sony)°°~The Memphis Sessions
(Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 33)°°~From Elvis At American
Sound (FTD)°°~From Elvis In Memphis (Legacy)°°~Elvis Now (FTD)°°
~(20 Bit)°°~Suspicious Minds - Memphis 1969 Anthology°°~60s Box 4°°
+Memphis Memories° (LP) (acetate - no backup vocals) (too fast)

Kentucky Rain (overdub)
XPA5 1271
  March 18 1969 (Tue: 7.00pm - 10.00pm)
Overdub (M)   Brass overdubbed, after string overdubs  
         
Overdub M 3:20 Backup v.o's on March 20 (morning)
(SPA1 4140)
Complete Elvis Presley Masters 18 (Sony)°°~Songs Of The Sixties
(Franklin Mint Complete Masters Collection 2)°°~Elvis 75 - Good Rockin'
Tonight 3 (Legacy)°°~Elvis At American Sound (FTD)°°~Country (DSD)°°
~From Elvis In Memphis (2000)°°~Great Country Songs (DSD)°°~Comp.
Single Collection 6°°+Suspicious Minds - The Memphis 1969 Anthology°°
+60s Box 5°°+Second To None°°+Gold Records Vol. 5°°+The Memphis
Record°°+From Elvis In Memphis (Legacy)°~The Mono Masters CD4
(Venus)°

Only The Strong Survive (overdub)
XPA5 1272
  March 18 1969 (Tue: 7.00pm - 10.00pm)
Overdub (M)   Brass overdubbed, after Elvis'
vocal repair
 
         
Overdub (M)   Backup v.o's on March 20 (morning)  
Overdub (M) 3:17 String overdubs on March 21
(SPA1 4122) Unedited master
The Memphis Record°° (faded - 2:38)
Edit M 2:42 Master edited From Elvis In Memphis (FTD)°°~Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 18 (Sony)°°
~The Memphis Sessions (Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 33)°°
~Elvis 75 - Good Rockin' Tonight 3 (Legacy)°°~From Elvis In Memphis
(Legacy)°°~From Elvis In Memphis°°~Suspicious Minds - The Memphis
1969 Anthology°°~60s Box 5°°+The Other Side Of Memphis°°

Gentle On My Mind (overdub)
XPA5 1155
  March 18 1969 (Tue: 7.00pm - 10.00pm)
Overdub (M)   Brass overdubbed, after track
replacement and vocal repairs
 
         
Overdub (M)   String overdubs on March 19 (aft)  
Overdub (M)   Backup v.o's on March 20 (morning)  
Overdub M 3:22 Band overdubs & harmony v.o.
on March 20 (eve)

(SPA1 4131)
From Elvis In Memphis (FTD)°°~Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 17 (Sony)°°
~Country Legend (Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 18)°°~From
Elvis In Memphis (Legacy)°°~Great Country Songs (DSD)°°~From Elvis
In Memphis°°~Suspicious Minds - The Memphis 1969 Anthology°°~60s
Box 4°°~Behind Closed Doors°° (acetate)+The Other Side Of Memphis°°
+The Memphis Record°° (different mix)

In The Ghetto (overdub)
XPA5 1154
  March 18 1969 (Tue: 10.00pm - 2.00am)
Overdub M 2:47 Brass overdubbed, after string
overdubs

(SPA1 4137)
From Elvis In Memphis (FTD)°°~Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 17 (Sony)°°
~Songs Of The Sixties (Franklin Mint Complete Masters Collection 2)°°
~Elvis 75 - Good Rockin' Tonight 3 (Legacy)°°~Elvis 75 CD3°°~From
Elvis In Memphis (Legacy)°°~From Elvis In Memphis°°~Comp. Single
Collection 6°°~E1 (30 #1 Hits)°°~Suspicious Minds - The Memphis 1969
Anthology°°~60s Box 4°°+The Memphis Record°°+The Other Side Of
Memphis°°+From Elvis In Memphis (Legacy)°~The Mono Masters CD3
(Venus)°

My Little Friend (overdub)
XPA5 1153
  March 18 1969 (Tue: 10.00pm - 2.00am)
Overdub (M) 3:08 Brass overdubbed to Jan 21 master  
         
Overdub (M)   String overdubs on March 19 (aft)  
Overdub (M)   Backup v.o's on March 20 (morning)
Unedited master
 
Faded M 2:43 Master faded Complete Elvis Presley Masters 17 (Sony)°°~The Memphis Sessions
(Franklin Mint Complete Masters Collection 33)°°~From Elvis At
American Sound (FTD)°°~U.S. Male (LP / CD)°°+Complete Single
Collection 6°°~Suspicious Minds - The Memphis 1969 Anthology°°
~60s Box 4°° (Different Mix)+From Elvis In Memphis (Legacy)°~The
Mono Masters CD4 (Venus)°

Mama Liked The Roses (overdub)
XPA5 1152
  March 18 1969 (Tue: 10.00pm - 2.00am)
Overdub (M)   Brass overdubbed and 'bell' intro
re-recorded to Elvis' v.o.2
 
         
Overdub (M) 2:35 String overdubs on March 19 (aft) Memphis Memories (LP)° (acetate - faded)
Overdub M 2:48 Backup v.o. by Sandra Posey
Robinson on March 31 1970

(SPA1 4135)
Complete Elvis Presley Masters 17 (Sony)°°~The Memphis Sessions
(Franklin Mint Complete Masters Collection 33)°°+From Elvis At American
Sound (FTD)°° (faded - original mix)~From Elvis In Memphis (2000)°°
~Comp. Single Collection 7°°~Suspicious Minds - The Memphis 1969
Anthology°°~60s Box 4°°~The Memphis Record°° (different mix - faded)
+From Elvis In Memphis (Legacy)°~The Mono Masters CD4 (Venus)°

Any Day Now (overdub)
XPA5 1274
  March 18 1969 (Tue: 10.00pm - 2.00am)
Overdub (M)   Brass overdubbed, after string
overdubs
 
         
Overdub M 3:00 Backup v.o's on March 20 (morning)
(SPA1 4123)
From Elvis In Memphis (FTD)°°~Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 18 (Sony)°°
~The Memphis Sessions (Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 33)°°
~From Elvis In Memphis (Legacy)°°~From Elvis In Memphis (24 Bit)°°
~Suspicious Minds - The Memphis '69 Anthology°°~60s Box 5°°+The
Memphis Record°°+The Other Side Of Memphis°° (2 versions)+From Elvis
In Memphis (Legacy)°

Notes

Hey Jude is listed as "Track Only" in the session logs. It's possible that Elvis' vocals were not considered good enough for release at the time this song was recorded, although overdubs were still added to the song. This would explain why 'Hey Jude' was not released with the rest of the songs from these sessions, in 1969, but was eventually released in 1972 on the album Elvis Now.

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