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April 1 1970 (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)

RCA Studio A - Nashville, Tennessee
Producer: Felton Jarvis
Engineer: Al Pachucki
Technician: Roy Shockley
(10.00am - 2.00pm)

Musicians:   Backup Vocals:
NA
  Millie Kirkham; Mary Holladay; Ginger Holladay; Mary 'Jeanie' Greene;
Sandra Posey Robinson

Runaway (overdub)
XPA5 2315
  April 1 1970 (Wed)
Overdub M 2:32 Additional backup vocals
overdubbed, after initial backup
vocals
Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 18 (Sony)°°~Live In Las Vegas (Franklin
Mint Complete Masters Collection 10)°°~On Stage (Legacy)°°~Elvis In
Person (FTD)°°~On Stage (1970)°°

C.C. Rider (overdub)
ZPA5 1290
  April 1 1970 (Wed)
Take NA M 3:06 Backup vocals overdubbed to live
master, originally recorded in Las
Vegas on February 18 1970
Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 19 (Sony)°°~Live In Las Vegas (Franklin
Mint Comp. Mast. Coll. 10)°°~On Stage (FTD)°°~On Stage (Legacy)°°
~Viva Las Vegas CD1°° (wrongly listed as February 17)~On Stage (1970
& 1999 Reissue)°° (different mixes)~Live In Las Vegas 3°°~Rebooked at
the International 2°° (different mix)

Walk A Mile In My Shoes (overdub)
ZPA5 1297
  April 1 1970 (Wed)
Overdub M 2:59 Backup vocals overdubbed to live
master, originally recorded in Las
Vegas on February 19 1970
Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 19 (Sony)°°~Live In Las Vegas (Franklin
Mint Comp. Mast. Coll. 10)°°~On Stage (FTD)°°~On Stage (Legacy)°°
~Viva Las Vegas CD1°°~On Stage (1970 & 1999 Reissue)°° (different
mixes)~Live In Las Vegas CD3°°

Polk Salad Annie (overdub)
ZPA5 1298
  April 1 1970 (Wed)
Overdub M 5:33 Backup vocals overdubbed to live
master, originally recorded in Las
Vegas on February 18 1970
Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 19 (Sony)°°~Live In Las Vegas (Franklin
Mint Comp. Mast. Coll.10)°°~Elvis 75 - Good Rockin' Tonight 4 (Legacy)°°
~On Stage (FTD)°°~On Stage (Legacy)°°~Viva Las Vegas 1°° (wrongly
listed as February 17)+On Stage (1970 & 1999 Reissue)°° (diff. mixes)
~Live In Las Vegas 3°°+Rebooked at the International 2°° (extra dialogue)

Notes

There's no question that Elvis' version of 'C. C. Rider' is Chuck Willis' re-write of the public domain song 'See See Rider'.
Elvis' management obviously chose to ignore this fact to avoid paying royalties to Chuck Willis' estate.

Session Logs
Recording Information
April 1 1970 (Overdub)
April 1 1970
Music Sheet
C. C. Rider
C. C. Rider (Thanks to Glen Johnson)
 

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