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June 30 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
Arrangers: Bergen White / Gene Mullins

Musicians:   Backup Vocals:
Trumpet: George Tidwell NA
Violin: Brentan Banks  
Violin: Lillian Hunt  
Violin: Solie Fott  
Violin: Martin Katahn  
Violin: Sheldan Kurland  
Violin: George Binkley III  
Violin: Jo Parker  
Violin: Albert Coleman  
Violin: Wally Lortz  
Viola: Marvin Chantry  
Viola: Gary Vanosdale  
Bobby Becker  
Viola: John Darnall  
Cello: Byron Bach  
Cello: Martha McCrory  
Cello: David Vanderkooi  
Percussion: Farrell Morris  
Trumpet: Don Sheffield  
Saxophone: Wayne Butler  
Saxophone: Charles 'Skip' Lane  
Saxophone: Norman Ray  
Baritone Saxophone
/ Clarinet:
Johnny Duke  

Twenty Days And Twenty Nights (overdub)
ZPA4 1593
  June 30 1970 (Tue)

I've Lost You (overdub)
ZPA4 1594
  June 30 1970 (Tue)

The Sound Of Your Cry (overdub)
ZPA4 1596
  June 30 1970 (Tue)

Bridge Over Troubled Water (overdub)
ZPA4 1600
  June 30 1970 (Tue)

Got My Mojo Working / Keep Your Hands Off Of It (overdub)
ZPA4 1601
  June 22 1970 (Tue)

I'll Never Know (overdub)
ZPA4 1605
  June 30 1970 (Tue)

It Ain't No Big Thing (But It's Growing) (overdub)
ZPA4 1607
  June 30 1970 (Tue)

You Don't Have To Say You Love Me (overdub)
ZPA4 1608
  June 30 1970 (Tue)

Just Pretend (overdub)
ZPA4 1609
  June 30 1970 (Tue)

This Is Our Dance (overdub)
ZPA4 1610
  June 30 1970 (Tue)

Life (overdub)
ZPA4 1613
  June 30 1970 (Tue)

I Really Don't Want To Know (overdub)
ZPA4 1616
  June 30 1970 (Tue)

Faded Love (overdub)
ZPA4 1617
  June 30 1970 (Tue)

Tomorrow Never Comes (overdub)
ZPA4 1618
  June 30 1970 (Tue)

The Next Step Is Love (overdub)
ZPA4 1619
  June 30 1970 (Tue)

There Goes My Everything (overdub)
ZPA4 1624
  June 30 1970 (Tue)

If I Were You (overdub)
ZPA4 1625
  June 30 1970 (Tue)

Only Believe (overdub) (not used)
ZPA4 1626
  June 30 1970 (Tue)


Sessions III lists July 18 as being the date when brass & strings were overdubbed to the songs listed above, but this cannot be the correct date for these overdubs. In the session logs they show that these overdubs were added to some songs before July 7, as this is the date of the listing in the logs, and all musicians used for these overdubs are listed as of this date. At the bottom right hand corner of the session log there is a date of what looks to be "06/30" indicating a date of June 30 1970 for this overdub session. The book Day By Day by Ernst Jørgensen and Peter Guralnick, as well as RCA's own single listing notice lists July 14 as the date when the single 'I've Lost You' / 'The Next Step Is Love' was shipped to suppliers, so these two songs couldn't have had overdubs done on July 18!

The overdub on 'Only Believe' (horns) was not used, and was removed (eliminated) for final release.

Session Logs
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June 4 1970 (including overdubs)
June 4 1970 (Including Overdubs)