ELVIS G.I. BLUES

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Category: Original Soundtrack
Original Release Date: 1960
FTD Release Date: July 2012
Recording Location: Hollywood, CA
FTD Release Format: CD with Booklet
    Disc 1
    The Original Album

    SIDE 1
    Tonight's All Right For Love
    What's She Really Like
    Frankfort Special
    Wooden Heart
    G.I. Blues

    SIDE 2
    Pocketful Of Rainbows
    Shoppin' Around
    Big Boots
    Didja' Ever
    Blue Suede Shoes
    Doin' The Best I Can

    Alternate Song
    Tonight's All Right For Love

    Bonus Songs
    Shoppin' Around (version #1)
    Frankfort Special (fast version)
    Big Boots (fast version)
    Pocketful Of Rainbows (version #1, take 12)
    Big Boots (medium tempo version)
    Tonight Is So Right For Love (instrumental)

    First Takes

    Tonight Is So Right For Love (takes 1-2)
    What's She Really Like (takes 1-5)
    Frankfort Special (fast version takes 1-2)
    Wooden Heart (take 1)
    G.I. Blues (take 1)
    Pocketful Of Rainbows (version #1, takes 1-2)
    Shoppin' Around (version #1, take 1)
    Big Boots (fast version, takes 1-2)
    Big Boots (slow version, take 1)
    Didja' Ever (take 1)
    Tonight's All Right For Love (take 1)
    Doin' The Best I Can (takes 1-3)
    Disc 2
    April 27-28 Sessions
    Pocketful Of Rainbows (version #1, take 3)
    Shoppin' Around (instrumental take 4)
    Shoppin' Around (version #1, takes 2-4)
    Shoppin' Around (version #1, take 5)
    Doin' The Best I Can (takes 4-7)
    Doin' The Best I Can (takes 8-9)
    G.I. Blues (takes 2-4)
    G.I. Blues (take 5)
    Tonight Is So Right For Love (take 3)
    Tonight Is So Right For Love (take 4)
    Tonight Is So Right For Love (takes 5-7)
    Frankfort Special (fast version, takes 3-7)
    Frankfort Special (fast version, take 8)
    Big Boots (fast version, take 3)
    Big Boots (fast version, take 4)
    Big Boots (slow version, takes 2-3)
    What's She Really Like (takes 6-7)
    What's She Really Like (takes 8-11)
    What's She Really Like (takes 12-13)
    Pocketful Of Rainbows (version #1, takes 4-7)
    Pocketful Of Rainbows (version #1, take 8)
    Pocketful Of Rainbows (version #1, take 9)
    Pocketful Of Rainbows (version #1, take 10)
    Wooden Heart (takes 2-4)
    As part of the classic album series, this is the first volume of "G.I. Blues" material. The release comes in a 7-inch digipack format with booklet. A lot of effort has gone into making these the best sounding "G.I. Blues" recordings ever.


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