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March 20 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
Producers: Felton Jarvis / Chips Moman
Engineer: Al Pachucki
Technician: Roy Shockley

Musicians:   Backup Vocals:
NA   Donna Rhodes; Mary Holladay; Sandra Posey

Gentle On My Mind (overdub)
XPA5 1155
  March 20 1969 (Thursday Morning)
Overdub (M)   Backup vocals overdubbed, after
string overdubs
 
         
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)

Kentucky Rain (overdub)
XPA5 1271
  March 20 1969 (Thursday Morning)
Overdub M 3:20 Backup vocals overdubbed, after
brass overdubs
(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 20 1969 (Thursday Morning)
Overdub (M)   Backup vocals overdubbed, after
brass overdubs
 
         
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°°

Power Of My Love (overdub)
XPA5 1268
  March 20 1969 (Thursday Morning)
Overdub (M) 2:51 Backup vocals overdubbed, after
brass overdubs

Unedited master
Unedited Masters - Life (Venus)°°
Faded M 2:36 Master faded (SPA1 4121) From Elvis In Memphis (FTD)°°~Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 18 (Sony)°°
~The Memphis Sessions (Franklin Mint Complete Masters Collection 33)°°
~From Elvis In Memphis (Legacy)°°~From Elvis In Memphis°°~Suspicious
Minds-The Memphis '69 Anthology°°~60s Box 4°°+The Memphis Rec.°°
+The Other Side Of Memphis°°

Any Day Now (overdub)
XPA5 1274
  March 20 1969 (Thursday Morning)
Overdub M 3:00 Backup vocals overdubbed, after
brass overdubs

(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)°

Wearin' That Loved On Look (overdub)
XPA5 1145
  March 20 1969 (Thursday Morning)
Overdub M 2:47 Additional backup vocals
overdubbed to master composite
From Elvis In Memphis (FTD)°°~Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 17 (Sony)°°
~The Memphis Sessions (Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Collection 33)°°
~From Elvis In Memphis (Legacy)°°~From Elvis In Memphis°°~Suspicious
Minds - The Memphis 1969 Anthology°°~60s Box 4°°+The Other Side Of
Memphis°°

My Little Friend (overdub)
XPA5 1153
  March 20 1969 (Thursday Morning)
Overdub (M) 3:08 Backup vocals overdubbed, after
string overdubs

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)°

Hey Jude (overdub)
XPA5 1157
  March 20 1969 (Thursday Morning)
Overdub M 4:31 Backup vocals overdubbed, after
string overdubs
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)

Notes

Details of this overdub session comes from the logbook of Mary Holladay Pederson, who sang backing vocals at this session.

Chips Moman again brought in Mary Holladay and Sandra Posey, but also hired Donna Rhodes to sing backing vocals with them.

Sessions III lists 'My Little Friend' as having backup vocals overdubbed on January 23, but the session log shows that as of February 4 (date of the job number) no backup vocals had been overdubbed*. You can just about hear the backing singers during the guitar intro on the U.S. Male CD and the Almost In Love LP, as well as releases after 2007 (The Complete Masters etc.). They do not appear on any 1990s releases.

Sessions III lists 'Gentle On My Mind' as having backup vocals overdubbed on January 23, but the session log shows that as of February 4 (date of the job number) no backup vocals had been overdubbed*.

*According to Mary Holladay Pederson's logbook, 'Gentle On My Mind' and 'My Little Friend' had backup vocals overdubbed on March 20.

Thanks to Mary Holladay Pederson (The Holladay Sisters Facebook page)

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