Mastered by Vic Anesini and Sebastian Jeansson. Edge of Reality (8 takes): Composers Giant / Baum / Kaye who had supplied so many weak soundtrack songs in the past supplied the stunning ‘Edge Of Reality’. Only 26 secs. Even more unusual, it only has a few songs, including "A Little Less Conversation." Reviewed in the United States on February 11, 2007. The Library of Congress may or may not own a copy of a particular film or video. "Edge of Reality" is the only psychedelic-type song Elvis would ever record, and it ain't half-bad. Take 3 presents us with another full take. This cd has so many good songs on it.Alot of underappreciated and overlooked material.The song Edge of Reality from the dream sequence in Live A Little Love A Little was ahead of its time.The versions of Almost,Swing Down Sweet Chariot,and Clean Up Your Own Backyard from The Trouble With Girls are awesome.Let Us Pray from Change Of Habit is worth the price of the cd alone.Rubberneckin from the same movie is great also.No number one radio hits here,just plain good music,happy,feel good,toe tapping music.Buy it and enjoy.Get it while you can,this one will be a high dollar item when it is no longer available.The music from Charro has often been overlooked and unavailable as well and it is great music as well. Time 3:06. Let's Forget About the Stars (02:19) Tracks 6 - 7 above from "Charro!" One of the late records in the 60ties,very nice,good songs,good cd. According to the included booklet it confirms that it was this take that was included on “Memories” the 1968 TV Special CD - and the take used for the 2002 Elvis vs JXL hit. 'Elvis In Ottawa' Spotlight & Elvis Interview: "Kissed By Elvis" Janet Fulton Interview: The Music of Elvis Presley - Australian Radio Show, Elvis Presley In Concert "downunder" 2006, Graceland - The National Historic Landmark. Well done! It runs only 20 seconds, but Elvis jokingly asks “can we get a pick up from there?” Take 2 is a surprise. Find album release information for Live a Little, Love a Lot - Moose on AllMusic There's a problem loading this menu right now. It also the sound of the "Real" Elvis working with a "Real" orchestra. It is a LFS with Elvis asking “Is Billy strange?” referring to the Orchestra leader’s name. SFS. Several of them, including Hal Blaine, Al Casey on guitar, Larry Knechtal on bass and keyboards, Don Randi on piano, and Charles Berghofer on bass, would go on to play on Elvis’ 1968 NBC TV special recordings also at Western Recorders. At the intro at 11 secs, it must be Elvis clearing his throat, and a LFS with Elvis breaking with “phew” then “oh shit!” Take 3 is the master. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Track 7, Takes 1, 2. Elvis does sound in a different key at the start and his voice is not as full and powerful as the master. Happy Housewarming [4:34] 12. More Films, Videos like this. It also has a longer outro. Take 4 is track only with still a solo guitar intro, but it is another SFS interrupted by “what’s the noise?” Take 5 still has the subtle guitar intro but sounds like another miscue, SFS. Wonderful World (02:22) 4. His co-star, Michele Carey is great too! Harry Baby's Advice [2:52] 8. Albert and Alice [4:25] 3. I have always thought this was a great choice of song to start the movie and hearing the creation of this song with Elvis and the orchestra is exciting to listen to. FTD - What now, What next, Where to – What’s left? Nevertheless, and disregarding the films box office performances, there are some good songs here. Featured on the Camden ‘Almost In Love’ LP - and while the mix is similar Elvis’ vocal is not quite as strong as on the single release. Take 5 is a SFS with some studio banter about inserting vocals into a particular section of the song. Elvis seems happy at the start of Take 14 noting, “Good, good” but it stops for no apparent reason and lasts only 20 secs. This was to be Taurog's final film, as he went blind shortly after production ended. See more ideas about elvis, live a little, elvis presley. Track 5, Take 1. How does Elvis work in the studio with a full orchestra? Lost Job and Apartment [4:42] 6. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 2015 CD release of Live A Little Love A Little on Discogs. Take 7 is a SFS with Hal Blaine missing on the intro. Elvis' acting may have been a little stiff, but his vocal performances on his soundtrack recordings were always electrifying. Take 15 is a delight with Elvis’ vocal range stronger with the rhythm section lower in the mix which reduces the stringency of the waltz arrangement. The artwork is superior to the deleted domestic titles as it features photos of the original vinyl releases on the cover. Compilation produced and art directed by Ernst Mikael Jørgensen & Roger Semon. Live a Little, Love a Little (1968) The swinging sixties were a time of great confusion in Hollywood and a perfect example of that is Live a Little, Love a Little (1968), Elvis Presley's 28th movie. A Little Less Conversation (Album Version) (02:12) Tracks 1 -5 above from "Live a Little, Love a Little" 6. The honky-tonk piano (Don Randi) is also far more prominent in this take. Wonderful World (17 Takes): Composed by Guy Fletcher and Doug Flett (who would go on to provide the gorgeous ‘Just Pretend’), the song was unlike anything Elvis had previously recorded. Track 16, (high key version) (2007) take 2 and vocal overdub take 4. … Track 12, take 10 (Album master). Truthful Interview #1 [4:34] 10. May 22, 2016 - Explore G Harbert's board "Elvis in Live a Little, Love a Little" on Pinterest. In order to write a review on digital sheet music you must first have purchased the item. There are a few takes missing and if there are some full takes, it makes me think they just may turn up on another FTD compilation similar to CD 2 of Elvis for Everyone. The pre-publicity was stating that this was a major find and that FTD didn’t realise Take 2 was actually from the movie sessions and recently uncovered. Review by Ian Garfield - extra notes supplied by Piers Beagley. Take 6 and this is a full take. Gift for my brother, he seems to like it. Elvis vocally only gets to “I walk” laughing, “God Damn, sorry!”. James Burton Interview - Rick Nelson & Elvis: Elvis Drummer Jerome "Stump" Monroe EIN Interview: Elvis in 1969 - Ann Moses & Ray Connolly Interviews: Ernst Jorgensen interview about 'On Stage' and Elvis' Legacy in 2010: 'Trains, Jet Planes and Morning Rain' EIN Spotlight: Wertheimer's Reaction To Finding The 'Mystery Kisser': "If You're Going To Start A Rumble" -The Importance of Fights In Elvis Movies: Happy Birthday EIN EIN turns 100 – a retrospective! This is one of my favourite Elvis tracks and clip from his movies, so how long have I been waiting for this release? 'Elvis In Florida April 1975' FTD In-Depth Review: ‘Final Countdown To Midnight' jewel-case Versions. Charro! Track 11, takes 4 – 9. This is a full take and it is nice to hear the first attempt. only had one song in it, played during the opening credits). Suzie's Feverish Guest [4:38] 4. Track 8, Takes 1, 4-6 (2005). I find myself singing them in my car often. With Elvis Presley, Michele Carey, Don Porter, Rudy Vallee. This CD contains all the songs from the movies Live a Little Love a Little (1968) and the Trouble with Girls, Charro and Change of Habit (all released in 1969) plus bonus tracks. The studio intro nicely sets the scene as you can hear the orchestra rehearsing while Elvis also quietly practices the lyrics. Elvis gets the “come on, come on” askew during the chorus. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Another full take, another bonus. See more ideas about Elvis, Elvis movies, Live a little. Directed by Norman Taurog. This is a nice mix with the orchestra more left channel and the rhythm section with female backup on the right channel. The inside cover of the movie poster is cool, as are all the photos. Track 3, Master (take 16) – originally a B side single to ‘Almost In Love’. Elvis whistles at the fade-out realising the trickiness of getting all the forty musicians to do a perfect take. Disc #1 -- Live a Little, Love a Little 1. Originally, each of the films only had singles and/or EPs released containing the soundtrack's performances. Originally, each of the films only had singles and/or EPs released containing the soundtrack's performances. He does do a solo of “Almost in love” at the end. Billy Strange had been booked for Elvis’ cancelled August 1967 session and seven months later he would work for MGM as their session producer with new musicians from LA’s famous “Wrecking Crew” (Beach Boys, Phil Spector etc). Performed by Elvis Presley. He notably starts the song without the animated “Hey…”. USA, 1968. Elvis had certainly not recorded in this manner before. Yes, Elvis was already there recording live with a full orchestra in 1968 and with complicated arrangements. Free shipping for many products! FTD’s first release was ‘Burbank ’68’ fifteen years ago, so with all the past releases and packaging what is left for the collector? Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. 'If I Can Dream' / 'Edge Of Reality' released in October 1968 as the lead-in single to Elvis’ NBC TV special would get to #12 in the Billboard charts. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, No Import Fees Deposit & $11.98 Shipping to Germany. One of my favorite movies of Elvis Presley! "Live a Little, Love a Little" has to rely on Michelle Carey, who manically works to get your attention like a one-trick pony mad for a carrot. This is the sort of news that all Elvis fans hope for. Add a gift receipt for easy returns. He nails for the next take – the master. From Live a Little, Love a Little .. A Little Less Conversation ♥️ Off the Beaten Path. I.m mark Richardson 58 mark disabled and have a broken leg at moment I like rock'n'roll music-bier-wine.+good chocolate. From Live a Little, Love a Little .. A Little Less Conversation ♥️ Off the Beaten Path ... From the Thank God It's Friday soundtrack, one of my very favorites.. This CD contains all the songs from the movies Live a Little Love a Little (1968) and the Trouble with Girls, Charro and Change of Habit (all released in 1969) plus bonus tracks. This is Elvis’ first attempt vocally on this track and though not as strong as the master, for a first run-through it is a rich performance. 'A Little Less Conversation' / 'Almost In Love' released in September 1968 it would only reach a disappointing #69/95 in the Billboard charts. Nov 2, 2012 - Explore Elvis Presley's board "Live A Little, Love A Little", followed by 14279 people on Pinterest. (Book Review): Elvis' Favorite Director:Norman Taurog: 'The On Stage Season' FTD In-Depth Review: 'The Elvis Files Vol. This CD combines the songs from Elvis' last few movies, which had noticably less songs in them than his pervious films (in fact, "Charro!" It was directed by Norman Taurog, who had directed several previous Presley films. Bernice's Ex [6:06] 5. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. 8. “Uncovered?” It was obviously uncovered around 2002 or earlier when it was mixed for the single. There is some studio talk at the start and it sounds like the female vocalists getting ready. Unable to add item to List. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Live a Little, Love a Little/Charro!/The Trouble with Girls/Change of Habit by Elvis Presley (CD, Jun-1997, RCA) at the best online prices at eBay! It seemed to be going well and with Elvis in good voice, but he breaks and requests “let’s start again”. Take 2 is a Short False Start (SFS). Written by Bill Giant, Bernie Baum & Florence Kaye. With a full orchestra and everyone well-rehearsed the takes only slight differ as, once he has found his feet, Elvis seems to be inspired by the new setting and large ensemble and provides a strong vocal. Track 10, Take 3. EIN Website content © Copyright the Elvis Information Network. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 21, 2019. I bought several! Discover more music, concerts, videos, and … Stream songs including "I Don't Mind", "Come and Go" and more. "A Little Less Conversation", in a very different mix than the two versions on this disc, would chart in the Top 10 in much of the world decades later. The piano is subtler now and Elvis is still working on the phrasing of the lyric “name” during the chorus. Track 6, takes 1,2. Larry Marshall Meadows, Reviewed in the United States on September 23, 2020, Reviewed in the United States on October 10, 2013. A gem of a song! Reviewed in the United States on October 2, 2018, Reviewed in the United States on June 28, 2018, Reviewed in the United States on September 9, 2017, Reviewed in the United States on February 5, 2018. Take 6 has been previously released on the FTD Out in Hollywood. Billy Strange as MGM producer worked with engineer Chuck Britz and somewhat surprisingly Felton Jarvis would not be involved in the session. Time 3:35. The soundtrack session was booked for March 1968 with only four songs required. Live A Little, Love A Little is a 1968 American musical comedy film starring Elvis Presley. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 13, 2020, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 11, 2019. Ian Garfield examines this new release, as well as looking carefully at each of the four songs take by take to see what this CD has to offer. Take 2 is a great take for a bit of fun. Overall Verdict: With a great running time of 77 minutes this release has a lot to offer - Elvis in great voice, 4 quality songs and all backed by a live orchestra. It is a nice instrumental that I am sure some listeners will enjoy singing along to. Until recently only a couple of the outtakes have been released (even on bootleg) but with the session tapes at last discovered FTD released their highly anticipated soundtrack album. Like they said in the movie trailer “Live a Little, Love a LOT"!!!! At least "Live a Little, Love a Little" has some Elvis songs. elvis presley. Admittedly there is some stuff that only the most dedicated Elvis fans will desire (case in point being "Signs Of The Zodiac", which barely features Elvis at all), but considering it's dire reputation, a suprisingly amount of this is not only worth listening but also worth owning. It was also released as a double A side that went to No 2 on the Australian charts in 1968. I appreciate the overall quality of LAL,LAL with Elvis participating with the musicians and the development of the songs. Camden.. Including the four background vocalists there would be over forty musicians in the studio. Live a Little, Love a Little was a departure from the normal Elvis Presley travelogues, and this off-the-beaten-track trend continued for the rest of his film career (four films). Take 12 is also a LFS with a strong intro and Elvis getting grittier with the voicing of the lyrics, but it is lost on the “wait around” section of the lyrics. Written as a waltz it was a strange choice to start the session. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. It is a genuine effort on the movie soundtrack front that backed a movie that Elvis just couldn’t seem to get a smile off his face. Sold by MEGA Media and ships from Amazon Fulfillment. Track 1, Master (take 17) – originally available on the Singer/Camden LP Flaming Star. It's Elvis in 1968 - Great! EIN's contributor Ian Garfield checks out this important 2015 FTD release.... 'Live A Little, Love A Little' would be Elvis’ twenty-eighth movie which at last featured somewhat more of an adult theme. A Little Less Conversation (02:10) 3. Even songs as fluffy as "Have a Happy" and "Let's be Friends" are listenable, even if they are far from his best. While Elvis sang an exquisite vocal there was appeared to be an almost “Johnny Tyronne” feel to Billy Strange’s arrangement! Live a Little, Love a Little. At the intro Elvis does a slight “arrrgh”, the mix is mainly to his voice and not so much the bass and on the ending there sounds like a skip (listen at 2:14) with a slightly muddled finish. Another fun take of Elvis obviously enjoying himself doing this song. October 2015 was an interesting time for Elvis musicologists. The FTD label has been doing an excellent job at looking at the recording anthology of Elvis Presley and releasing every significant LP or recording session on a 1CD or 2CD ‘Classic Album’ version. So how does it stack up against “If I Can Dream” for the better October release? Please try again. Watch Live A Little, Love A Little movie trailers, exclusive videos, interviews from the cast, movie clips and more at TVGuide.com. This CD sounds great on a stereo and even better with quality headphones – you are likely to pick up a few more sounds. 1:28. The packaging for this CD is fantastic. A Little Less Conversation (16 takes): A fantastic number that decades later, as an inspired remix, would go on to become one of Elvis’ biggest selling singles of all time. 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