Elvis: The Blue Hawaii Sessions - FTD 4-CD set

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As part of its ongoing sessions series, FTD is pleased to announce the release of Elvis Presley - The Blue Hawaii Sessions. Released as a 4-CD SET, it contains the entire soundtrack sessions, remixed from the original 3-song session tapes. The 24-page booklet contains informative flashbacks from musicians and songwriters. session data, memorabilia and global map information.

The original album spent 20 weeks at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Pop LPs chart. Nominated for a Grammy Award in 1961, it became the second most successful soundtrack album of the 1960s, losing to West Side Story!

The set is now available for pre-order at ShopElvisMatters. The release is scheduled for late January/early February.

This audio was previously embedded in the FTD book set "The Making Of Blue Hawaii"

 

Disc 1

The Masters

1. Blue Hawaii (2:34) (Lee Robin/Ralph Rainger)

2. Almost Always True (2:22) (Fred Wise/Ben Weisman)

3. Aloha Oe (1:53) (Arranged and adapted by Elvis Presley)

4. No More (2:20) (Don Robertson/Hal Blair)

5. Can't Help Falling In Love (3:01) (Hugo Peretti/Luigi Creatore/George Weiss)

6. Rock-A-Hula Baby (1:56) (Fred Wise/Ben Weisman/Dolores Fuller)

7. Moonlight Swim (2:18) (Sylvia Dee/Ben Weisman)

8. Ku-UI-Po (2:21) (Hugo Peretti/Luigi Creatore/George Weiss)

9. Ito Eats (1:23) (Sid Tepper/Roy C. Bennett)

10. Slicin' Sand (1:35) (Sid Tepper/Roy C. Bennett)

11. Hawaiian Sunset (2:33) (Sid Tepper/Roy C. Bennett)

12. Beach Boy Blues (2:03) (Sid Tepper/Roy C. Bennett)

13. Island Of Love (2:38) (Sid Tepper/Roy C. Bennett)

14. Hawaiian Wedding Song (2:49) (Charles King/Al Hoffman/Dick Manning)

15. Steppin' Out of Line (1:52) (Fred Wise/Ben Weisman/Dolores Fuller)

March 21, 1961 - Radio Recorders, Hollywood

16. Hawaiian Sunset (AO) take 1

17. Hawaiian Sunset (AO) take 2

18. Hawaiian Sunset (AO) take 3

19. Hawaiian Sunset (AO) take 4 (used for master)

20. Hawaiian Sunset (AO) takes 5-6, 7 (used for master)

21. Hawaiian Sunset (AO) (final master) (splice of take 4 & 7)

 

Disc 2

March 21, 1961 - Radio Recorders, Hollywood

1. Aloha Oe (BO section 2) take

2. Aloha Oe (BO section 2) take 2

3. Aloha Oe (BO section 2) take 3

4. Aloha Oe (BO section 2) takes 4, 5 (used for master)

5. Aloha Oe (BO section 2) take 6

6. Aloha Oe (BO section 2) take 7 (used for master)

7. Aloha Oe (BO 1 - master) (take 4) & (BO 2 - master) (splice of take 7 & 5)

8. Ku-UI-Po (CO) take 1

9. Ku-UI-Po (CO) takes 2,4,5

10. Ku-UI-Po (CO) takes 6-7

11. Ku-UI-Po (CO) takes 8, 9 (master)

12. No More (DO) takes 1-2

13. No More (DO) takes 4, 5, 7

14. No More (DO) take 8

15. No More (DO) take 9

16. No More (DO) takes 10-11

17. No More (DO) takes 12.13 (used for master)

18. No More (DO-1) (insert ending) takes 14-16

19. No More (DO & DO-1) (master) (splice of take 13 & ending take 16)

20. Slicin' Sand (EO) takes 1-3

21. Slicin' Sand (EO) take 4

22. Slicin' Sand (EO) takes 5-7

23. Slicin' Sand (EO) takes 8-9

24. Slicin' Sand (EO) take 10

25. Slicin' Sand (EO) takes 11-12

26. Slicin' Sand (EO) takes 13-14

27. Slicin' Sand (EO) takes 15-18

28. Slicin' Sand (EO) take 19 (master)

 

Disc 3

March 22, 1961 - Radio Recorders, Hollywood

1. Blue Hawaii (FO) takes 1-3

2. Blue Hawaii (FO) takes 4-6

3. Blue Hawaii (FO) take 7 (master)

4. Ito Eats (GO) takes 1-2

5. Ito Eats (GO) takes 3-5

6. Ito Eats (GO) takes 6-8, 9 (master)

7. Hawaiian Wedding Song (JO) take 1

8. Hawaiian Wedding Song (JO) take 2 (master)

9. Island of Love (KO) takes 1-4

10. Island Of Love (KO) takes 5-7

11. Island Of Love (KO) take 8

12. Island Of Love (KO) take 9-10

13. Island Of Love (KO) takes 11-12

14. Island Of Love (KO) take 13 (master)

15. Steppin' Out Of Line (LO) (movie version) takes 1-5

16. Steppin' Out Of Line (LO) (movie version) takes 6-7, 8 (master)

17. Steppin' Out Of Line (LO) (record version) takes 9-11

18. Steppin' Out Of Line (LO) (record version) takes 12-15

19. Steppin' Out Of Line (LO) (record version) takes 16, 17 (master)

20. Steppin' Out Of Line (LO) (movie version) (tag) takes 18-19

21. Steppin' Out Of Line (LO) (movie version) (master)

22. Almost Always True (MO) takes 1-3

23. Almost Always True (MO) takes 4-5

24. Almost Always True (MO) takes 6-7

25. Almost Always True (MO) take 8 (master)

 

Disc 4

1. Moonlight Swim (NO) takes 1-2

2. Moonlight Swim (NO) take 3 (master without female vocals overdub)

3. Moonlight Swim (NO) take 4

March 23, 1961 - Radio Recorders, Hollywood

4. Can't Help Falling In Love (RO) (movie version) takes 1-5

5. Can't Help Falling In Love (RO) (movie version) takes 6-8

6. Can't Help Falling In Love (RO) (movie version) take 9

7. Can't Help Falling In Love (RO) (movie version) takes 10-12

8. Can't Help Falling In Love (RO) (movie version) take 13

9. Can't Help Falling In Love (RO) (movie version) takes 14-16

10. Can't Help Falling In Love (RO) (movie version) takes 17-20

11. Can't Help Falling In Love (RO) (movie version) takes 21-22, 23 (master)

12. Can't Help Falling In Love (RO) (movie version) takes 24

13. Can't Help Falling In Love (RO) (movie version) takes 25-26

14. Can't Help Falling In Love (RO) (record version) takes 27-29 (master)

15. Beach Boy Blues SO (record version) takes 1, 2 (master) 3

16. Beach Boy Blues SO (movie version) take 4 (master)

17. Rock-A-Hula Baby TO (record version) takes 1-3

18. Rock-A-Hula Baby TO (record version) Takes 4, 5 (master)

Musicians

Guitar: Scotty Moore
Guitar: Hank Garland
Guitar: Tiny Timbrell
Bass guitar: Bob Moore
Drums: DJ Fontana
Drums: Hal Blaine
Drums: Bernie Mattinson
Piano: Floyd Cramer
Piano & Celeste: Dudley Brooks
Saxophone: Boots Randolph
Steel guitar: Alvino Rey
Harmonica: George Fields
Ukulele: Freddie Tavares
Ukulele: Bernie Lewis

VOCALS:

The Jordanaires: Gordon Stoker, Neal Matthews,
Hoyt Hawkins, Ray Walker.
The Surfers: Pat Sylva, Bernie Ching, Clay Naluai, Al Naluai.
Overdubbed later:
Vocals: Dorothy McCarty, Virginia Rees,
Loulie Norman, Jacqueline Allen (Moonlight Swim).
Original musical arranger: Joseph J. Lilley.
Original engineer: Thorne Nogar.
Original editor: Dave Wiechman.
Mixed from 3-track to 2-track stereo by Vic Anesini at
Battery Studios, New York, 2022.
Edited and mastered by Jan Eliasson at Audio Planet, Denmark.
Produced by Ernst Mikael Jørgensen.

 

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