2016, Follow That Dream Records
2 cd, 49 tracks

Original date / label: 1968 December, RCA Victor LPM-4088
Catalog no.: 506020-975094
Label: Follow That Dream Records / Sony Music Entertainment
Country produced: Denmark
Country pressed: EU
Release date: 2016 May
Copies: ?
Value (source): 21,26 Euro (It's Elvis Time)
FTD follow-up no.: 141. (Elvis Australia)
141. (World Of FTD 3, page 1128)
152. (Elvis On CD)
FTD serie: 7" Classic Album
Produced by: Ernst Mikael Jorgensen and Roger Semon
Mastered by: Sebastian Jeansson and Vic Anesini
Package: 7" triple fold out cover outside / inside
16 page booklet
The album is titled officially 'Elvis', but it has the subtitle
'Original Soundtrack Recording From His NBC-TV Special' or simply 'The NBC-TV Special'.

Songs recorded between June 20 and 24 were done at United Western Recorders Studio 1 in Hollywood.
The songs recorded between June 27 and June 30 were done at NBC Studios in Burbank, California.
Songs at both sit-down shows on June 27 and both stand-up shows on June 29 were recorded live in front of an audience.

Disc 1

Tracks: 19
Time: 76:12
Matrix: 506020-975094DISC1 A0102655793-0102 18 A00 IFPI L558
Mould: IFPI 94W6
Recording type 1: Masters and outtakes
      Location:       United Western Recorders Studio 1, Hollywood
      Dates:       1968 June 20-23
Recording type 2: Live
      Location:       NBC Studios, Burbank
      Dates:       1968 June 27 & 29

      The Original Album, Side 1:
01. Opening: spliced master: 03:28 *1)
            Trouble /       "Opening" master: take 21 1968 June 22
            Guitar Man       "Opening" master: take 32 / take 19 ending 1968 June 22
02. Live part 1: live segments: 14:45
            Lawdy, Miss Clawdy /       2nd sit-down show 1968 June 27, 8pm
            Baby, What You Want Me To Do / 'dialogue' /       1st sit-down show 1968 June 27, 6pm
            Heartbreak Hotel / Hound Dog / All Shook Up /       2nd stand-up show 1968 June 29, 8pm
            Can't Help Falling In Love / Jailhouse Rock /       2nd stand-up show 1968 June 29, 8pm
            'dialogue' / Love Me Tender       2nd stand-up show 1968 June 29, 8pm
      The Original Album, Side 2:
03. Gospel Medley: spliced master: 07:35 *2)
            'dialogue' /       2nd sit-down show 1968 June 27, 8pm
            Where Could I Go But To The Lord /       "Gospel 1" master: take 7 1968 June 21
            Up Above My Head /       "Gospel 2" master: take 13 1968 June 22
            Saved       "Gospel 3" master: spliced take 6/5 1968 June 22
04. Live part 2: live segments: 05:34
            'dialogue' / Blue Christmas /       2nd sit-down show 1968 June 27, 8pm
            'dialogue' / One Night       2nd sit-down show 1968 June 27, 8pm
05. Memories master: rhythmn take 4 / vocal overdub 2 03:20 *3) 1968 June 23, 24
06. Road Medley: spliced master: 06:44 *4)
            Nothingville /       "Guitar Man's Evil 1" master: take 10 1968 June 20
            'Calliope Carnival' /       "Guitar Man's Evil 1" take 2 1968 June 20
            Big Boss Man /       "Escape 3" master: take 3 1968 June 20
            Guitar Man / Little Egypt       "After Karate 2" master: take 10 1968 June 21
            Trouble / Guitar Man       "After Karate 3" master: take 3 1968 June 21
07. If I Can Dream master: take 5 03:26 1968 June 23
      Bonus Cuts:
08. It Hurts Me splice/edit of part 1 take 7, part 2 take 11, part 1 take 6 02:33 *5) 1968 June 20, 21
09. Let Yourself Go splice/edit of part 1 take 1, part 2 take 2 02:38 1968 June 20
10. Memories master: stereo 03:09 1968 June 23, 24
11. If I Can Dream master: take 5 stereo 03:12 1968 June 23
12. That's All Right 2nd sit-down show 03:10 1968 June 27, 8pm
13. Love Me 2nd sit-down show 02:38 1968 June 27, 8pm
14. Baby, What You Want Me To Do 2nd sit-down show, edited 01:48 1968 June 27, 8pm
15. Are You Lonesome Tonight? 2nd sit-down show 03:37 1968 June 27, 8pm
16. Blue Suede Shoes 2nd sit-down show 01:44 1968 June 27, 8pm
17. Trying To Get To You 2nd sit-down show 02:59 1968 June 27, 8pm
18. Tiger Man 2nd sit-down show 02:44 1968 June 27, 8pm
19. Let Yourself Go master: "Closing" take 5 instrumental 01:08 1968 June 23
*1) The opening "Trouble/Guitar Man" on the original album is listed as being recorded on June 22 and 30 1968 on the cover and in the booklet,
      although it was only recorded on June 22. Elvis actually did a filmed overdub for "Trouble" (opening) on June 30,
      but this was for the TV soundtrack version of the medley, wich was not used on record.
      The original album master "Trouble/Guitar Man" (opening) had overdubbed applause added.
*2) The "Gospel Medley" was actually edited on the original album release.
      The segment of "Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child" was omitted completely.
      "Preach For The Sky" was edited and the encore ending of "Saved" was omited.
*3) The rhythmn track for "Memories" was recorded on June 23 with the track master being 4.
      Elvis recorded his vocals to this backing track on June 24, with the master vocal being vocal overdub 2
      The original album master "Memories" had overdubbed applause added.
*4a) The "Road Medley" was actually edited on the original album release.
        The segments of "Let Yourself Go", "Flicker Routine" and "It Hurts Me" were omitted.
*4b) The "Road Medley" on the original album is listed as being recorded on June 20, 21 and 30 1968 on the cover and in the booklet,
        although it was only recorded on June 20 and 21. Elvis actually did a filmed overdub for "Trouble" (as part of the "Little Egypt" segment)
        on June 30, but this was for the TV soundtrack version of the medley, wich was not used on record.
*5) The spliced master of "It Hurts Me", as first released on "Elvis, A Legendary Performer, Volume 3",
      is listed on the cover and the booklet as being spliced from "part 1 take 7, part 2 take 7, part 1 take 6", althrough that should read
      "part 1 take 7, part 2 take 11, part 2 take 11" ("You", edited/moved so does not synch with the above), "part 1 take 6" (repeated string only).

Disc 2
The Wrecking Crew Sessions

Tracks: 30
Time: 79:07
Matrix: 506020-975094DISC2 A0102655794-0202 18 A00 IFPI L558
Mould: IFPI 943S
Recording type: Outtakes
Location: United Western Recorders Studio 1, Hollywood
Dates: 1968 June 20-23

      Road Medley Outtakes: (1968 June 20-21)
01. Nothingville "Guitar Man's Evil 1" take 1 01:16 1968 June 20
02. Nothingville "Guitar Man's Evil 1" take 5, 6 02:14 1968 June 20
03. Guitar Man part 1 "Guitar Man's Evil 1" take 10 (master) 01:02 1968 June 20
04. Let Yourself Go part 1 "Guitar Man's Evil 2" takes 5, 6 02:40 1968 June 20
05. Let Yourself Go part 1 "Guitar Man's Evil 2" take 7 (master) 02:16 1968 June 20
06. Let Yourself Go part 2 "Guitar Man's Evil 3" take 6 01:31 1968 June 20
07. Let Yourself Go part 2 "Guitar Man's Evil 3" take 7 (master) 01:35 1968 June 20
08. Guitar Man part 2 fast "Escape 1" takes 1, 2, 5 02:48 1968 June 20
09. Guitar Man part 2 slow "Escape 1" takes 6, 7 (master) 01:27 1968 June 21
10. Big Boss Man "Escape 3" take 1 01:16 1968 June 20
11. Big Boss Man "Escape 3" take 2 01:39 1968 June 20
12. It Hurts Me part 1 "Escape 4" take 1 01:48 1968 June 20
13. It Hurts Me part 1 "Escape 4" take 5 01:57 1968 June 20
14. It Hurts Me part 2 "After Karate 1" take 3 01:08 *1) 1968 June 21
15. Guitar Man part 3 "After Karate 2" take 1 00:51 1968 June 21
16. Little Egypt "After Karate 2" take 6 01:25 1968 June 21
17. Little Egypt "After Karate 2" take 8 01:27 1968 June 21
18. Trouble / Guitar Man "After Karate 3" take 2 03:01 *2) 1968 June 21
      Gospel Medley Outtakes: (1968 June 21-22)
19. Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child /
            Where Could I Go But To The Lord /
            Yes, Yes, Yes / Up Above My Head "Gospel 1" rehearsal, take 19 05:23 *3) 1968 June 21
20. Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child /
            Where Could I Go But To The Lord /
            Yes, Yes, Yes / Up Above My Head "Gospel 1" take 4 03:25 *3) 1968 June 21
21. Up Above My Head / I Found That Light / Saved "Gospel 2" take 4, 7 03:38 *4) 1968 June 22
22. Saved / Preach For The Sky / Saved "Gospel 3" take 1 04:26 1968 June 22
23. Saved / Preach For The Sky / Saved "Gospel 3" takes 2, 4 04:33 1968 June 22
24. Saved splice of takes 6 & 5 (master) rough mix 04:22 1968 June 22
      Outtakes: (1968 June 23)
25. Trouble / Guitar Man "Opening" take 1 03:53 *5) 1968 June 22
26. Trouble / Guitar Man "Opening" takes 6, 7 05:31 *5) 1968 June 22
27. If I Can Dream take 1 03:13 1968 June 23
28. If I Can Dream takes 2, 3, 4 04:23 1968 June 23
29. Memories takes 3 & 4/v.o. #1 03:46 1968 June 23
30. Let Yourself Go "Closing" take 1 instrumental 01:13 1968 June 23
*1) "It Hurts Me" (part 2 "After Karate 1" take 3) is wrongly listed as being "part 1" on the cover and in the booklet.
*2) Notes for track 18 on CD 2 "Trouble / Guitar Man" is missing in the book "World Of FTD, Volume Three" on page 1129.
*3) Only the intro of "Up Above My Head" is recorded.
*4) Only the intro of "Saved" is recorded.
*5) The outtakes of "Trouble / Guitar Man" (opening) are wrongly listed as being recorded on June 23 on the cover and in the booklet,
      although they were recorded on June 22.

2016, Follow That Dream Records
2 cd, 49 tracks