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June 8 / 9 1971
(+ 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 B - Nashville, Tennessee
Producer: Felton Jarvis
Engineer: Al Pachucki
(6.00pm - 9.00pm / 10.00pm - 2.00am)(Elvis - 7.00pm - 2.00am)

Musicians:   Backup Vocals:
James Burton The Imperials: Jimmie Murray; Terry Blackwood; Greg Gordon; Joe
Guitar: Chip Young Moscheo; Armond Morales
Guitar: Charlie Hodge Carol 'Sonja' Montgomery ('Put Your Hand In The Hand' & 'Reach Out To
Guitar: Joe Esposito _Jesus')
Piano: David Briggs Millie Kirkham ('Put Your Hand In The Hand')
Bass: Norbert Putnam  
Drums: Kenneth Buttrey  
Drums: Jerry Carrigan  
Piano: Joe Moscheo ('Reach Out To Jesus')  
Organ: Charlie McCoy  
Organ: Glen Spreen ('Until It's Time For You To Go')  

Until It's Time For You To Go (remake)
APA4 1289
  June 8 / 9 1971 (Tue / Wed)
Take 1 LFS
1:20   Elvis Fool (FTD)°°
Take 2 FS+Comp 4:28   Elvis Fool (FTD)°°
Take 3 Incomp.   (no ending)  
Take 4 FS+FS 1:06 "Farther Along" / "Mean Woman Blues" Elvis Fool (FTD)°° (not listed)
Take 5 FS 0:17 "Oh Happy Day" Elvis Fool (FTD)°° (not listed - 0:14)+I Sing All Kinds (FTD)°°
Take 6 Incomp. 3:54 (no ending) Elvis Fool (FTD)°° (faded - 3:37)+I Sing All Kinds (FTD)°°
Take 7 FS      
Take 8 FS      
Take 9 FS      
Take 10 (M) 3:54 Unedited master Elvis Back In Nashville 1°°+Unedited Masters - Nashville 1971 (Venus)°°
Faded M 3:40 Alternate master faded Elvis Fool (FTD)°°~Essential Elvis Volume 4°° (3:33)+Pure Diamonds
Volume 4°° (tracks 12 & 21) (dfferent mixes)

Put Your Hand In The Hand
APA4 1290
  June 8 / 9 1971 (Tue / Wed)
Rehearsal 1:21   Elvis Back In Nashville 3°°
Take 1 Incomp. 3:19 (no ending) Elvis Now (FTD)°°~I Sing All Kinds (FTD)°°+Elvis Back In Nashville 3°°
Take 2 (M) 3:29 Unedited master Elvis Back In Nashville 2°°+Unedited Masters - Nashville 1971 (Venus)°°
Take 3        
Take 4        
Faded M 3:15 Master faded & is without overdubs Complete Elvis Presley Masters 22 (Sony)°°~Gospel Jubilee (Franklin
Mint Comp. Masters Collection 11)°°~I Believe - The Gospel Masters 3°°
~Elvis Now (FTD)°°~(20 Bit)°°~Inspirational°°+Pure Diamonds Volume 3°°
(tracks 1 & 7 - different mixes)

Reach Out To Jesus
APA4 1291
  June 8 / 9 1971 (Tue / Wed)
Take 1 2xFS 0:53 "Oh Happy Day" He Touched Me (FTD)°°+Elvis Back In Nashville 4°°
Take 2 3xFS 0:37   He Touched Me (FTD)°°+Elvis Back In Nashville 4°°
Take 3 FS 0:25 "Oh Happy Day" He Touched Me (FTD)°°
Take 4 3xFS 0:39   He Touched Me (FTD)°°
Take 5 FS 0:18   He Touched Me (FTD)°°
Take 6 FS 0:15 "Oh Happy Day" He Touched Me (FTD)°°
Take 7   0:25 (no take) He Touched Me (FTD)°°
Take 8        
Take 9 Complete 3:15   He Touched Me (FTD)°°+His Songs Of Praise Volume 2 (FTD)°°~Pure
Diamonds Vol.3°° (3:07 - different mixes)+Elvis Back In Nashville 4°°
Take 10 M 3:14 Master is without overdubs He Touched Me (FTD)°°~Complete Elvis Presley Masters 22 (Sony)°°
~Hymns From The Heart (Franklin Mint Complete Masters Collection 34)°°
~I Believe-The Gospel Masters 3°°~Ultimate Gospel (DSD)°°~He Touched
Me (24 Bit)°°~Peace In The Valley 2°°+Elvis Back In Nashville 2°°+The
Definitive Gospel Album°°
(intro edited)


The unidentified take of 'Reach Out To Jesus' on the bootleg Pure Diamonds Volume 3 is Take 9.

An edited (2:53) version of 'Reach Out To Jesus', which omitted twenty seconds of the intro, was released in 1987 on the BMG Ariola release The Definitive Gospel Album.

In March of 2007, Sony decided to go through all of Elvis' masters. They retransferred everything and remastered all tracks including repairing as many clicks, pops, bad edits and dropouts as they could. They have used these newly mastered recordings on their new releases since 2007 including budget soundtracks, Legacy releases, the 30 disc Complete Elvis Presley Masters collection and the Franklin Mint package.

All outtakes and undubbed masters used on the Sony 4xCD set Elvis Back In Nashville have been completely remixed and remastered from scratch.

Thanks to Adrian V Stokes regarding the edited versions of songs on the BMG Ariola set of Definitive albums.

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June 8 1971
June 8 1971
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June 8 - 9 1971
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Music Sheets
Music Sheet
Until It's Time For You To Go
Until It's Time For You To Go
Music Sheet
Put Your Hand In The Hand
Put Your Hand In The Hand (Thanks to Christopher Brown)
Music Sheet
Reach Out To Jesus
Reach Out To Jesus (Thanks to Christopher Brown)