G.I.BLUES – THE CAFÉ EUROPA SESSIONS

SKU: MRS10027460

4CD SET/BOOK

 

 

A special 4 CD set containing 4 hours of unreleased studio recordings, with alternate takes and Elvis studio banter, of all the songs including the original master recordings, cut for movie ‘G.I. Blues’. These recordings are re-mastered in 24bit 192Khz Stereo. In addition, the set includes a 100 page book entertained with pages of unreleased photographs, memorabilia and, goes behind the scenes with full text and documentation and includes contributions from Ray Walker of the Jordanaires and Sid Tepper (who co- wrote the songs ‘Shoppin’ Around’ and the title song ‘G.I.Blues’).

  • TRACKLISTS

    CD 1 (67:16)                                        

    Master Recordings

     

    01. Shoppin´ Around
    02. Didja´ Ever
    03. Doin´ The Best I Can
    04. G.I. Blues
    05. Frankfort Special
    06. Tonight Is So Right For Love
    07. Big Boots
    08. What´s She Really Like
    09. Blue Suede Shoes
    10. Wooden Heart
    11. Pocketful Of Rainbows
    12. Shoppin´ Around (Instrumental Takes 1,2)

      

       

    Studio Outakes

    13. Shoppin´ Around (Instrumental Take 4) 
    14. Shoppin´ Around (Version 1, Takes 2,4,6 - 9) 
    15. Shoppin´ Around (Version 1, Take 10) 
    16. Shoppin´ Around (Version 1, Take 11) 
    17. Doin´ The Best I Can (Takes 1,2,4,5 - 8) 
    18. Doin´ The Best I Can (Take 13)) 
    19. G.I. Blues (Takes 2,3,4) 
    20. G.I. Blues (Take 7) 
    21. G.I. Blues (Takes 8 -10 Pickup) 
    22. Tonight Is So Right For Love (Take 4) 
    23. Tonight Is So Right For Love (Takes 5,6) 
    24. Tonight Is So Right For Love (Take 7) 

     

    CD 2 (73:51)  

    01. What´s She Really Like (Takes 1-4)
    02. What´s She Really Like (Take 5)
    03. Frankfort Special (Takes 1,3-7)
    04. Frankfort Special (Take 8)
    05. Frankfort Special (Takes 9-12)
    06. Frankfort Special (Take 13)
    07. Tonight Is So Right For Love (Take 8)
    08. Tonight Is So Right For Love (Take 9)
    09. Tonight Is So Right For Love (Take 10)
    10. Tonight Is So Right For Love (Take 11)
    11. Whistling Blues (Take 1)
    12. Tonight Is So Right For Love (Music & Chorus) (Takes 1 - 3)
    13. Tonight Is So Right For Love (Music & Chorus) (Take 4)
    14. Big Boots (Fast Version) (Take 2)

     

    15. Big Boots (Fast Version) (Take 3)
    16. Big Boots (Fast Version) (Take 4)
    17. Big Boots (Fast Version) (Take 5)
    18. Big Boots (Fast Version) (Take 6,7)
    19. Big Boots (Slow 1st Version) (Take 1)
    20. Big Boots (Slow 1st Version) (Take 20)
    21. Big Boots (Slow 1st Version) (Take 4)
    22. What´s She Really Like (Takes 6-10)
    23. What´s She R eally Like (Take 11)
    24. What´s She Really Like (Takes 12,13)
    25. What´s She Really Like (Takes 14-16)
    26. What's She Really Like (Different Key&Beat) (Take 17-18)
    27. What's She Really Like (Different Key&Beat) (Take 19) 

    CD 3 (63:44)  

    01. What's She Really Like (Different Key&Beat) (Insert) (Take 20)
    02. What's She Really Like (Different Key&Beat) (Insert) (Take 21)
    03. What's She Really Like (Different Key&Beat) (Insert) (Take 22)
    04. Pocketful Of Rainbows (Take 1)
    05. Blue Suede Shoes (Take 1) 
    06. Wooden Heart (Take 4) 
    07. Pocketful Of Rainbows (Take 3) 
    08. Pocketful Of Rainbows (Takes 4 - 6)
    09. Pocketful Of Rainbows (Take 7)
    10. Pocketful Of Rainbows (Take 8)
    11. Pocketful Of Rainbows (Take 9)
    12. Pocketful Of Rainbows (Take 10)
    13. Pocketful Of Rainbows (Takes 11,12)

     

    14. Pocketful Of Rainbows (Takes 13,14)
    15. Pocketful Of Rainbows (Take 17)
    16. Pocketful Of Rainbows (Takes 18,19)
    17. Pocketful Of Rainbows (Take 20)
    18. Pocketful Of Rainbows (Takes 1,23,24)
    19. Pocketful Of Rainbows (Takes 25,26)
    20. Pocketful Of Rainbows (Take 28)
    21. Big Boots (Mid Tempo) (Take 2)
    22. Shoppin´ Around (Version 2) (Takes 1 - 3,6)
    23. Shoppin´ Around (Version 2) (Take 7)
    24. Pocketful Of Rainbows (Take 1)
    25. Pocketful Of Rainbows (Take 2)
    CD 4 (45:05)  

    01. Frankfort Special (Medium tempo) (Takes 1-3,6,7)
    02. Frankfort Special (Medium tempo) (Take 8)
    03. Frankfort Special (Medium tempo) (Take 9)
    04. Frankfort Special (Medium tempo) (Take 10)
    05. Tonight´s All Right for Love (Take 1)
    06. Tonight´s All Right for Love (Take 5a)
    07. Tonight´s All Right for Love (Take 5b)
    08. Tonight´s All Right for Love (Take 6)
    09. Tonight´s All Right for Love (Take 8)
    10. Tonight?s All Right for Love (Take 9)

     


    11. Tonight?s All Right for Love (Takes 10, 11)
    12. Tonight?s All Right for Love (Takes 12, 16)
    13. Tonight?s All Right for Love (Insert) (Takes 1, 2)
    14. Big Boots (Slow 2nd Version) (Takes 1-5)
    15. Big Boots (Slow 2nd Version) (Take 6)
    16. Big Boots (Slow 2nd Version/Insert) (Takes 1-4)
    17. Tonight?s All Right for Love (Instrumental) (Takes 1-3)
    18. Tonight?s All Right for Love (Instrumental) (Take 4)
    19. Tonight?s All Right for Love (Instrumental) (Take 5) 
    Bonus  

    20. Radio Spot 1 (UK)
    21. Radio Spot 2 (UK)
    22. Radio Spot 3 (UK)
    23. Radio Spot 4 (UK)

     

    24. Radio Spot 1 (Australia)
    25. Radio Spot 2 (Australia) (0:18)
    26. Movie Trailer Soundtrack 1 (0:28)
    27. Movie Trailer Soundtrack 2 (1:51)
    Total 4 CD running time 4 hours 9 minutes 47 seconds  

     

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