LOVE ME TENDER

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Category: Original Soundtrack Recordings
Original Release Date: September of 1956
FTD Release Date: May 2014
Recording Location: Various Locations
FTD Release Format: 2-CD/Booklet
    DISC 1 - The Album
    SIDE 1
    1. Love Me Tender 2:44 (Vera Matson/Elvis Presley)
    2. Let Me 2:11 (Vera Matson/Elvis Presley)

    SIDE 2
    3. Poor Boy 2:16 (Vera Matson/Elvis Presley)
    4. We're Gonna Move 2:31 (Vera Matson/Elvis Presley)

    BONUS TRACKS
    5. Love Me Tender – end title version  1:09
    6. The Truth About Me 2:09

    Original spoken word 45 rpm disc included in Teen Parade Magazine

    THE OUTTAKES
    7. We’re Gonna Move –take 4 2:47
    8. We’re Gonna Move – take 9 4:39
    9. Poor Boy – take 3 original 3 verse master 1:51
    10. Poor Boy –remake take 1 1:00
    11. Poor Boy – extended verse. Vocal overdub take 6 0:37
    12. Let Me – vocal overdub take 3 2:21
    13. Let Me – vocal overdub take 4 2:19

    STEREO MASTERS
    14. Love Me Tender 2:52
    15. Let Me 2:11
    16. Poor Boy 2:16
    17. We’re Gonna Move 2:32

    INTERVIEW
    18. The Truth About Me Interview 10:04 (Recorded August 22 on the set of Love Me Tender, Hollywood, California)
    DISC 2
    This is the amateur recording of the Mississippi-Alabama State Fair & Dairy Show in Tupelo, MS on September 26, 1956.

    AFTERNOON SHOW
    1. Heartbreak Hotel 2:43 (Mae Boren Axton/Tommy Durden/Elvis Presley)
    2. Long Tall Sally 2:43 (Richard Penniman/Robert Blackwell/Enotris Johnson)
    3. Introductions and presentation 2:36
    4. I Was The One 3:19 (Aaron Schroeder/Claude DeMetrius/Hal Blair/Bill Peppers)
    5. I Want You, I Need You, I Love You 2:52 (Maurice Mysels/Ira Kosloff)
    6. Elvis talks 0:34
    7. I Got A Woman 2:53 (Ray Charles)
    8. Don’t Be Cruel 2:52 (Otis Blackwell/Elvis Presley)
    9. Ready Teddy 2:15 (Robert Blackwell/John Marascalco)
    10. Love Me Tender 2:58 (Vera Matson/Elvis Presley)
    11. Hound Dog 2:48 (Jerry Leiber/Mike Stoller)
    12. Vernon and Gladys Predsley 1:44
    13. Nick Adams 1:42
    14. A fan 2:26
    15. Elvis 1:53
    16. EVENING SHOW
    17. Love Me Tender 1:49 (Vera Matson/Elvis Presley)
    18. I Was The One 2:47 (Aaron Schroeder/Claude DeMetrius/Hal Blair/Bill Peppers)
    19. I Got A Woman 2:52 (Ray Charles)
    20. Announcement 1:45
    21. Don’t Be Cruel 2:12 (Otis Blackwell/Elvis Presley)
    22. Blue Suede Shoes 2:34 (Carl Perkins)
    23. Announcement 1:03
    24. Baby Let’s Play House 2:43 (Arthur Gunter)
    25. Hound Dog 3:53 (Jerry Leiber/Mike Stoller)
    This 2-disc 7” set celebrates Elvis’ first motion picture LOVE ME TENDER from 1956. Elvis first performed ‘Love Me Tender’ on the Ed Sullivan Show (September 9) and pre-sales reached over 1 million before its release on September 28. It features a 16-page booklet with great photos, movie trivia, memorabilia and full recording data. Disc 2 features the legendary live show from the Mississippi Alabama State Fair and Dairy Show held in Tupelo on September 26.

    Disc 1
    All songs recorded for the motion picture were recorded August 24, September 4 and 5, and October 1,  1956 at Fox Stage 1, Hollywood.

    Producer / A&R: Lionel Newman / Ken Darby
    Engineer:  Bob Mayer & Ken Runyon

    Guitar: Vito Mumolo; Bass: Mike ”Myer” Rubin; Drums: Richard Cornell; Banjo: Luther “Red” Roundtree; Accordion: Carl Fortina, Dominic Frontieri; Vocals: Rad Robinson, Jon Dodson, Charles Prescott

    Disc 2
    This includes the Mississippi-Alabama State Fair & Dairy Show, Tupelo.

    Amateur recording made September 26, 1956. Guitar: Scotty Moore. Guitar: Elvis Presley. Bass: Bill Black. Drums: D.J.Fontana. Vocals: The Jordanaires


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