The Making of Jailhouse Rock

(Book front cover art, the CDs are included in the book)

This 3 CD set was included in the book "The Making of Jailhouse Rock" by David English and Pål Granlund (Follow That Dream Records Label, 2021).

The CDs contain (out-)takes from the movie Jailhouse Rock, including the mono masters.


CD 1

Track Title Time
1 Jailhouse Rock - takes 1 - 4 03:00
2 Jailhouse Rock - take 5 02:49
3 Jailhouse Rock - take 6 02:27
4 Jailhouse Rock - takes 7 - 8 02:58
5 Jailhouse Rock - (ending) takes 1,2 02:28
6 Treat Me Nice (first movie version) - takes 1 - 3 03:37
7 Treat Me Nice (first movie version) - takes 4 - 5 02:51
8 Treat Me Nice (first movie version) - takes 6 - 7 02:29
9 Treat Me Nice (first movie version) - takes 8 - 9 03:05
10 Treat Me Nice (first movie version) - takes 10 - 13 05:33
11 Treat Me Nice (first movie version) - takes 14 - 15 02:44
12 Treat Me Nice (first movie version) - takes 16 - 19 07:18
13 Young And Beautiful (record version) - takes 1-3 05:22
14 Young And Beautiful (record version) - takes 4-5 02:50
15 Young And Beautiful (record version) - take 6 02:45
16 Young And Beautiful (record version) - takes 7-8 02:43
17 Young And Beautiful (record version) - takes 9-11 04:07
18 Young And Beautiful (record version) - take 12 02:12
19 Young And Beautiful (record version) - takes 13-18 03:38
20 Young And Beautiful (record version) - take 19 02:11
21 Young And Beautiful (record version) - takes 20-22 03:49
22 Young And Beautiful (Solo jail version) - take 1 02:21
23 Young And Beautiful (Solo jail version) - take 2 01:29
24 Young And Beautiful (Solo jail version) - take 3 01:18

Tracks 1 to 24 recorded at Radio Recorders, Hollywood, April 30, 1957

Total playing time 01:16:04


CD 2

Track Title Time
1 Young And Beautiful (Florita club version) - take 1 01:36
2 Young And Beautiful (Florita club version) - take 2 01:30
3 Young And Beautiful (Florita club version) - take 3.4 01:25
4 Young And Beautiful (Florita club version) - take 5,6 01:55
5 Young And Beautiful (Florita club version) - take 7 01:09
6 Treat Me Nice (Second movie version) - take 1,2 02:59
7 Treat Me Nice (Second movie version) - takes 3-5 03:12
8 Treat Me Nice (Second movie version) - take 6 02:15
9 Treat Me Nice (Second movie version) - take 7 02:22
10 Treat Me Nice (Second movie version) - take 8 02:16
11 Treat Me Nice (Second movie version) - take 9,10 02:57
12 Treat Me Nice (Second movie version) - take 11 02:09
13 Treat Me Nice (Second movie version) - take 12,13 02:41
14 I Want To Be Free (Jail version) - take 1-4 03:49
15 I Want To Be Free (Jail version) - take 5,6 02:44
16 I Want To Be Free (Jail version) - takes 7-9 00:57
17 I Want To Be Free (Jail version) - take 10 01:25
18 I Want To Be Free (Jail version) - take 11 02:19
19 I Want To Be Free (Jail version) - take 12 02:16
20 I Want To Be Free (Jail version) - take 13 02:16
21 I Want To Be Free (Record version) - takes 1-8 05:24
22 I Want To Be Free (Record version) - take 9 02:31
23 I Want To Be Free (First ending version) - take 1,2 00:58
24 I Want To Be Free (Second ending version) - takes 1-5 03:25
25 I Want To Be Free (Record version) - take 10,11 02:38

Tracks 1 to 5 recorded at Radio Recorders, Hollywood, April 30, 1957
Tracks 6 to 25 recorded at Radio Recorders, Hollywood, May 3, 1957

Total playing time 00:59:08


CD 3

Track Title Time
1 (You're So Square) Baby I Don't Care (Rythm track only) - take 1,2 02:18
2 (You're So Square) Baby I Don't Care (Rythm track only) - take 3 02:06
3 (You're So Square) Baby I Don't Care (Rythm track only) - takes 4-7 02:44
4 (You're So Square) Baby I Don't Care (Rythm track only) - take 8,9 02:14
5 (You're So Square) Baby I Don't Care (Rythm track only) - takes 10-14 02:42
6 (You're So Square) Baby I Don't Care (Rythm track only) - take 15,16 03:05
7 (You're So Square) Baby I Don't Care (First vocal overdub) - take 1 02:21
8 (You're So Square) Baby I Don't Care (First vocal overdub) - takes 2-4 02:34
9 Don't Leave Me Now (First version) - take 1 01:54
10 Don't Leave Me Now (First version) - take 2 01:47
11 Don't Leave Me Now (Second version) - takes 1-6 04:30
12 Don't Leave Me Now (Second version) - take 7.8 02:41
13 Don't Leave Me Now (Second version) - take 9,10 02:10
14 Don't Leave Me Now (Second version) - takes 11-13 03:19
15 Don't Leave Me Now (Second version) - takes 14-18 04:34
16 Don't Leave Me Now (Second version) - takes 19-21 04:10
17 (You're So Square) Baby I Don't Care (2nd vocal overdub) - take 6 01:46
18 Don't Leave Me Now (2nd movie version) - take 12 02:13
19 Don't Leave Me Now (1st movie version) - take 2 02:12
20 Jailhouse Rock 02:29
21 Young And Beautiful 02:05
22 I Want To Be Free 02:14
23 Don't Leave Me Now 02:03
24 (You're So Square) Baby I Don't Care 01:51

Tracks 1 to 16 recorded at Radio Recorders, Hollywood, May 3, 1957
Track 17 recorded at MGM Soundstage, Hollywood, May 8, 1957
Tracks 18 and 19 recorded at MGM Soundstage, Hollywood, May 9, 1957

Total playing time 01:02:02

(Source: private collection)



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