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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:    
Trumpet: George Tidwell  
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  
Viola:
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)
Overdub (M) 3:40 Brass and strings overdubbed,
after backup vocal overdubs
Unedited master
That's The Way It Is (FTD)°° (rough mix)+Unedited Masters - Nashville
1970 (Venus)°° (count-in - different mix)
Faded M 3:18 Master faded That's The Way It Is - Deluxe Edition 1°°~Complete Elvis Presley
Masters 19 (Sony)°°~Loves Lost (Franklin Mint Complete Masters
Collection 12)°°~That's The Way It Is (FTD)°°~That's The Way It Is
(24 Bit)°°~That's The Way It Is CD1°°+Acetate°° (no backup vocals
- different mixes)+The Other Side Of Memphis°°

I've Lost You (overdub)
ZPA4 1594
  June 30 1970 (Tue)
Overdub (M) 4:01 Brass and strings overdubbed,
after backup vocal overdubs
Unedited master
Heart And Soul (DSD)°°+Unedited Masters - Nashville 1970 (Venus)°°
Faded M 3:32 Master faded Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 19 (Sony)°°~Loves Lost (Franklin Mint
Complete Masters Collection 12)°°~Elvis 75 CD3°°~That's The Way It Is
(FTD)°°+The Mono Masters CD4 (Venus)°~That's The Way It Is - Deluxe
Edition 1° (single version)+Comp. Single Collection 7°°~70s Box 1°°
~The Legend Lives On CD3 (Readers Digest)° (different mixes)

The Sound Of Your Cry (overdub)
ZPA4 1596
  June 30 1970 (Tue)
Overdub (M)   Brass and strings overdubbed,
after backup vocal overdubs
 
         
Overdub (M) 4:36 Additional backup v.o's on Oct. 1
Unedited master
Greatest Hits Volume 1°°~The Sound Of Your Cry°° (4:02)
+Unedited Masters - Nashville 1970 (Venus)°°
Faded M 3:15 Master faded Complete Elvis Presley Masters 19 (Sony)°°~Loves Lost (Franklin Mint
Complete Masters Collection 12)°°~Love Letters From Elvis (FTD)°°
~Complete Single Collection 7°°~70s Box 1°°+The Mono Masters CD4
(Venus)°~Rare Elvis° (different mixes)

Bridge Over Troubled Water (overdub)
ZPA4 1600
  June 30 1970 (Tue)
Overdub (M) 4:29 Brass and strings overdubbed,
after vocal repairs, but without
harmony vocal overdub

(not used)
Taking Care Of Business - In A Flash (FTD)°°

Bridge Over Troubled Water (overdub)
ZPA4 1600
  June 30 1970 (Tue)
Overdub (M) 4:29 Brass and strings overdubbed,
after vocal repairs and harmony
vocal overdub
You Know, It Don't Have To Be Strictly Country Volume 2°° (see notes)
+Pure Diamonds Volume 2°~For The Good Times° (see notes)
         
Overdub (M) 4:29 Additional backup v.o's on Oct. 1 Elvis Inspirational (DSD)°°~Heart And Soul (DSD)°°~70s Box 3°°
Overdub M 4:39 With overdubbed applause Complete Elvis Presley Masters 19 (Sony)°°~The Nashville Sessions
(Franklin Mint Comp. Masters Coll. 27)°°~That's The Way It Is (FTD)°°
~That's The Way It Is (24 Bit)°°+That's The Way It Is CD1°°~That's The
Way It Is - Deluxe Edition 1°°+The Definitive Love Album°° (edited)

Got My Mojo Working / Keep Your Hands Off Of It (overdub)
ZPA4 1601
  June 30 1970 (Tue)
Overdub (M) 4:37 Brass and strings overdubed,
after backup vocal overdubs
Pure Diamonds Volume 2° (see note)
         
Overdub (M) 5:37 Additional brass overdubs on July 20
Unedited master
Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On°° (5:08)~You Know, It Don't Have To Be
Strictly Country Vol. 1°°~Tape°° (5:13)+Unedited Masters - Nashville '70
(Venus)°° (unedited - with additional dialogue at end)
Faded M 4:34 Master faded Complete Elvis Presley Masters 19 (Sony)°°~Rhythm & Blues (Franklin
Mint Comp. Masters Collection 9)°°~Love Letters From Elvis (FTD)°°
~Love Letters From Elvis (20 Bit)°°~70s Box 3°°

I'll Never Know (overdub)
ZPA4 1605
  June 30 1970 (Tue)
Overdub (M) 2:26 Brass and strings overdubbed,
after backup vocal overdubs
You Know, It Don't Have To Be Strictly Country Volume 1°~You Know,
It Don't Have To Be Strictly Country Volume 2° (no backing vocals -
see notes)
         
Overdub M 2:25 Additional backup v.o's on Oct. 1 Complete Elvis Presley Masters 19 (Sony)°°~In The Mood (Franklin Mint
Complete Masters Collection 24)°°~Love Letters From Elvis (FTD)°°
~Love Letters From Elvis (20 Bit)°°+That's The Way It Is - Special
Edition°° (different mix)

It Ain't No Big Thing (But It's Growing) (overdub)
ZPA4 1607
  June 30 1970 (Tue)
Overdub (M) 2:50 Brass and strings overdubbed,
after backup vocal overdubs
You Know, It Don't Have To Be Strictly Country Volume 1° (no backup
vocals - see notes)
         
Overdub (M)   Additional backup v.o's on Oct. 1 ?  
Overdub M 2:49 Additional string overdubs on Oct. 27 Complete Elvis Presley Masters 20 (Sony)°°~Heartache (Franklin Mint
Comp. Masters Coll'n 6)°°~Love Letters From Elvis (FTD)°°~(20 Bit)°°
~Country (2006 - DSD)°°~70s Box 3°°+Unedited Masters - Nashville
Revisited (Venus)°° (count-in & different mix)

You Don't Have To Say You Love Me (overdub)
ZPA4 1608
  June 30 1970 (Tue)
Overdub M 2:35 Brass and strings overdubbed to
June 6 master
That's The Way It Is - Deluxe Edition 1°°~The Complete Elvis Presley
Masters 20 (Sony)°°~Songs Of The Seventies (Franklin Mint Complete
Masters Collection 3)°°~Elvis 75 CD3°° (listed as June 10 1972)~That's
The Way It Is (FTD)°°~(24 Bit)°°~Heart And Soul (DSD)°°~Comp. Single
Collection 7°°~That's The Way It Is CD1°°~70s Box 1°°+You Know,
It Don't Have To Be Strictly Country Volume 1°~Acetate° (different mixes
- see notes)+Unedited Masters - Nashville 1970 (Venus)°° (additional
notes at beginning)+That's The Way It Is - Deluxe Edition 1°~Taking Care
Of Business - In A Flash (FTD)°~The Mono Masters CD4 (Venus)° (single
version)
+The Other Side Of Memphis°°

Just Pretend (overdub)
ZPA4 1609
  June 30 1970 (Tue)
Overdub M 4:13 Brass and strings overdubbed,
after backup vocal overdubs
That's The Way It Is - Deluxe Edition 1°°~The Complete Elvis Presley
Masters 20 (Sony)°°~Loves Lost (Franklin Mint Complete Masters
Collection 12)°°~That's The Way It Is (FTD)°°~(24 Bit)°°~That's The
Way It Is CD1°° (4:04)+Unedited Masters - Nashville 1970 (Venus)°°
(count-in)

This Is Our Dance (overdub)
ZPA4 1610
  June 30 1970 (Tue)
Overdub (M)   Brass and strings overdubbed,
after backup vocal overdubs
 
         
Overdub M 3:16 Additional string overdubs on Oct. 27 Complete Elvis Presley Masters 20 (Sony)°°~In The Mood (Franklin Mint
Comp. Masters Coll'n 24)°°~Love Letters From Elvis (FTD)°°~(20 Bit)°°

Life (overdub)
ZPA4 1613
  June 30 1970 (Tue)
Overdub (M)   Brass and strings overdubbed,
after backup vocal overdubs
 
         
Overdub M 3:16 Additional string overdubs on Oct. 27 Complete Elvis Presley Masters 20 (Sony)°°~Moved By Faith (Franklin
Mint Comp. Masters Collection 13)°°~I Believe - The Gospel Masters 3°°
~Love Letters From Elvis (FTD)°°~(20 Bit)°°~Comp Single Collection 7°°
~Peace In The Valley 1°°~70s Box 1°°+Unedited Masters - Nashville
Revisited (Venus)°° (not listed)~Unedited Masters - The Next Generation
(Venus)°° (count-in & different mix)+The Mono Masters CD4 (Venus)°
~Rare Elvis Vol. 3° (different ending & mix - single version)

I Really Don't Want To Know (overdub)
ZPA4 1616
  June 30 1970 (Tue)
Overdub (M)   Brass and strings overdubbed to
June 7 master
 
         
Overdub M 2:46 Backup v.o's on October 1 Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 20 (Sony)°°~Country Roots (Franklin Mint
Complete Masters Collection 8)°°~Elvis Country (FTD)°°~Great Country
Songs (DSD)°°~70s Box 1°°+Welcome To My World°° (different mixes)
+Complete Single Collection 7°°~The Mono Masters CD4 (Venus)°
~Taking Care Of Business - In A Flash (FTD)° (final drum beat - single
version)

Faded Love (overdub)
ZPA4 1617
  June 30 1970 (Tue)
Overdub (M) 4:09 Brass and strings overdubbed to
June 7 master

Unedited master
Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 20 (Sony)°°~Country Roots (Franklin Mint
Complete Masters Collection 8)°°~70s Box 3°°+Unedited Masters -
Nashville 1970 (Venus)°° (count-in)
Faded M 3:03 Master faded Elvis Country (FTD)°°~Elvis Country (24 Bit)°°

Tomorrow Never Comes (overdub)
ZPA4 1618   June 30 1970 (Tue)
Overdub (M)   Brass and strings overdubbed to
June 7 composite master
 
         
Overdub M 3:56 Backup v.o's on October 1 Complete Elvis Presley Masters 20 (Sony)°°~Country Roots (Franklin
Mint Comp Masters Collection 8)°°~Elvis Country (FTD)°°~(24 Bit)°°
~Country (2006 - DSD)°°~Unedited Masters - Life (Venus)°°+70s Box 3°°
(with FS from Take 6)

The Next Step Is Love (overdub)
ZPA4 1619
  June 30 1970 (Tue)
Overdub M 3:48 Brass and strings overdubbed,
after backup vocal overdubs
That's The Way It Is - Deluxe Edition 1°°~The Complete Elvis Presley
Masters 20 (Sony)°°~In The Mood (Franklin Mint Complete Masters
Collection 24)°°~That's The Way It Is (FTD)°°~(24 Bit)°°~Complete
Single Collection 7°°~That's The Way It Is CD1°°~70s Box 1°°+That's
The Way It Is - Deluxe Edition 1°~The Mono Masters CD4 (Venus)°
(single version)(3:33)+Unedited Masters - Nashville 1970 (Venus)°°
(count-in - different mix & not faded)+The Other Side Of Memphis°°

There Goes My Everything (overdub)
ZPA4 1624
  June 30 1970 (Tue)
Overdub (M)   Brass and strings overdubbed,
after harmony vocal overdub
 
         
Overdub (M)   Backup vocal overdubs on Sept. 21  
Overdub M 2:57 Additional backup v.o's on Oct. 1 Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 20 (Sony)°°~Country Legend (Franklin Mint
Comp. Masters Collection 18)°°~Elvis 75 CD3°°~Elvis Country (FTD)°°
~Elvis Country (24 Bit)°°~Complete Single Collection 7°°~70s Box 1°°
+Taking Care Of Business - In A Flash (FTD)°~The Mono Masters CD4
(Venus)° (single version)

If I Were You (overdub)
ZPA4 1625
  June 30 1970 (Tue)
Overdub (M)   Brass and strings overdubbed to
June 8 master
 
         
Overdub M 3:02 Backup v.o's on October 1 Complete Elvis Presley Masters 20 (Sony)°°~Loves Lost (Franklin Mint
Comp. Masters Coll'n 12)°°~Love Letters From Elvis (FTD)°°~(20 Bit)°°

Only Believe (overdub)
ZPA4 1626
  June 30 1970 (Tue)
Overdub (M) 2:58 Brass and strings overdubbed to
June 8 master
(see note)
Unedited Masters - Nashville 1970 (Venus)°°~His Songs Of Praise
Volume 2 (FTD)°°
         
Overdub M 2:49 Backup vocal overdubs on Oct. 1 Comp. Elvis Presley Masters 20 (Sony)°°~Moved By Faith (Franklin Mint
Complete Masters Collection 13)°°~I Believe - The Gospel Masters 3°°
~Love Letters From Elvis (FTD)°°~(20 Bit)°°~Inspirational (DSD)°°
~Complete Single Collection 7°°~Peace In The Valley 2°°+The Mono
Masters CD4 (Venus)°

Notes

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

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

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