Studio Session for RCA, June 10-11, 1958

Studio :

RCA Studio B, Nashville, Tennessee

Producer :

Steve Sholes

Engineer :

Selby Coffeen

I Need Your Love Tonight

J2WB 3253

June 10 (Tue.): 22:30-01:30

Take 01

LFS

1:29

Demo fragment on tape just before session begins

Totally Stung/Absent w.o.Leave/W.of an Angel(EP10005)/Stay Away

Take 02

FS

0:14

Essential 3+"Wings of an Angel"/Wonderful Life

Take 03

FS

0:22

60th Anniv.Cel./Wings of an Angel/Wonderful Life

Take 04

Complete

2:09

Today, T. & F./Totally Stung/60th Anniv.Cel./W. of an Angel/W. Life

Take 05

Complete

2:09

Essential 3+"Wings of an Angel"/Wonderful Life/Stay Away

Take 06

Incomplete

1:43

Wings of an Angel/Wonderful Life

Take 07

Complete

2:09

Platinum Box 1+"Wings of an Angel"/Always Me 1

Take 08

Incomplete

0:37

Totally Stung/Wings of an Angel/Wonderful Life

Take 09

Complete

2:08

Totally Stung/CD Single/Wings of an Angel/Wonderful Life

Take 10 A

Complete

2:12

Essential 3+"Wings of an Angel"/Wonderful Life

Take 10 B

Incomplete

0:44

Announced as take 10 by mistake

Wings of an Angel/Wonderful Life

Take 11

FS

0:16

Totally Stung/Absent w.o.Leave/W.of an Angel/Wonderful Life

Take 12

FS

0:12

Totally Stung/Absent w.o.Leave/W.of an Angel/Wf.Life

Take 13

Complete

2:10

Totally Stung/Teenage Rage/Absent w.o.Leave/W.of an Angel/Wf.Life

Take 14

Complete

2:14

Wings of an Angel/Wonderful Life

Take 15

Complete

2:16

Totally Stung/60th Anniv.Cel./Wings of an Angel/Wonderful Life

Take 16

LFS

0:38

Totally Stung

Take 17

FS

0:27

Totally Stung

Take 18

M

2:13

(2:05)

50's Box 4/Gold Records 2+"tape"

A Big Hunk o' Love

J2WB 3254

June 10 (Tue.): 22:30-01:30

Take 01

Complete

2:35

Essential 3

Take 02

Complete

2:29

Totally Stung/60th Anniversary Celebration

Take 03

Complete

2:28

50's Box 4+"60th Anniv.Cel."/Totally Stung

Take 04

Complete

2:26

Platinum Box 1+"Totally Stung"/Teenage Rage

Spliced

M

2:05

Spliced from takes 3 and 4

All Time Greatest Hits/Elvis in Nashville/W. Gold Hits 1

Ainít That Loving You Baby

J2WB 3255

June 10 (Tue.): 22:30-01:30

Take 01

Complete

2:35

Medium Tempo

Essential 3+"I Got Stung"

Take 02

LFS

0:43

Totally Stung/60th Anniv.Cel./I Got Stung

Take 03

FS

0:17

Totally Stung/60th Anniv.Cel./I Got Stung

Take 04

M

2:35

50's Box 4+"60th Anniv.Cel."/Totally Stung/I Got Stung

Take 05

FS

0:21

Fast Tempo

60th Anniv.Cel./I Got Stung

Take 06

LFS

0:33

60th Anniv.Cel./I Got Stung

Take 07

Incomplete

0:55

60th Anniv.Cel./I Got Stung

Take 08

LFS

1:42

Totally Stung/60th Anniv.Cel./I Got Stung

Take 09

LFS

0:34

Totally Stung/Always Me 1/I Got Stung

Take 10

Incomplete

1:28

Totally Stung/Always Me 1/I Got Stung

Take 11

Complete

1:57

50's Box 5+"60th Anniv.Cel."/I Got Stung

A Fool Such As I

J2WB 3256

June 10 (Tue.): 22:30-01:30

Take 01

LFS

0:13

I Got Stung

Take 02

FS

0:12

I Got Stung

Take 03

Complete

2:48

Essential 3/I Got Stung

Take 04

FS

0:19

Totally Stung/60th Anniv.Cel./I Got Stung

Take 05

Complete

2:47

Totally Stung/60th Anniv.Cel./I Got Stung

Take 06

FS

0:29

Totally Stung/I Got Stung

Take 07

FS

0:14

Totally Stung/I Got Stung

Take 08

Complete

2:48

Totally Stung/I Got Stung

Take 09

M

2:45

(2:38)

50's Box 4/Gold Records 2+"tape"

I Got Stung

J2WB 3257

June 11 (Wed.): 02:00-05:00

Take 01

LFS

1:29

breaks up with When Irish Eyes Are Smiling

I Got Stung

Take 02

FS

0:38

I Got Stung

Take 03

LFS

1:34

60th Anniv.Cel./I Got Stung

Take 04

FS

0:26

60th Anniv.Cel./I Got Stung

Take 05

FS

0:30

60th Anniv.Cel./I Got Stung

Take 06

FS

0:10

60th Anniv.Cel./I Got Stung

Take 07

FS

0:22

60th Anniv.Cel./I Got Stung

Take 08

Complete

1:58

Totally Stung/60th Anniv.Cel./I Got Stung+"60th Ann./I Got Stung"

Take 09

FS

0:35

I Got Stung

Take 10

Complete

2:03

Teenage Rage+"I Got Stung"

Take 11

Complete

2:01

Totally Stung/I Got Stung

Take 12

Complete

2:05

Essential 3

Take 13

FS+FS

0:12

I Got Stung+Essential 3

Take 14

Complete

2:01

Essential 3

Take 15

LFS

0:53

Totally Stung/I Got Stung

Take 16

Complete

1:58

Today, Tomorrow and Forever/Totally Stung/I Got Stung

Take 17

FS

0:30

Totally Stung/I Got Stung

Take 18

LFS

1:45

Totally Stung/Always Me 1

Take 19

NA

0:07

Dialogue only? (No announcement, no take?)

Totally Stung/Always Me 1

Take 20

Complete

2:02

Always Me 1

Take 21

FS

0:40

Totally Stung/I Got Stung

Take 22

Complete

2:02

Totally Stung/I Got Stung

Take 23

LFS

1:00

tape

Take 24

M

1:57

(1:51)

50's Box 4/Gold Records 2+"tape"

Musicians:

Guitar :

Hank Garland

Guitar :

Chet Atkins

Guitar :

Elvis Presley

Bass :

Bob Moore

Piano :

Floyd Cramer

Drums/Bongos :

Murrey "Buddy" Harman

Drums :

D.J. Fontana

Backup Vocals :

The Jordanaires: Gordon Stoker, Hoyt Hawkins, Neal Matthews and Ray Walker


Notes:

A good transfer of the original, spliced A Big Hunk o' Love master can be found on the CD "All Time Greatest Hits", PD90100(2).