Hot August Night Released

The Madison label release "A Hot August Night" has been released. It features the August 12, 1972 Midnight Show as recorded from the soundboard at the Las Vegas Hilton. Elvis was in great form physically and vocally, and delivered an excellent performance in the Hilton Showroom that night. This packaging will contain a 16 page booklet with liner notes and color photographs. This concert features a few previously released performances but for the first time available unedited.
Tracklisting:

1- Introduction: Also Sprach Zarathustra / 2- C.C. Rider / 3- I Got A Woman / Amen / 4- Proud Mary / 5- Never Been To Spain / 6- Until It's Time For You To Go ;/ 7- You've Lost That Loving Feeling / 8- Polk Salad Annie / 9- What Now My Love / 10- Fever / 11- Love Me / 12 - Blue Suede Shoes / 13- One Night / 14- All Shook Up / 15- Teddy Bear / Don't Be Cruel / 16- Heartbreak Hotel / 17- Hound Dog / 18- For The Good Times / 19- Suspicious Minds / 20- Band introductions / 21- My Way / 22- An American Trilogy / 23- A Big Hunk 'O Love / 24- Tiger Man (opening only) / 25- Can't Help Falling In Love / 26- Closing Vamp
Source: Various / Updated: Feb 8, 2008 
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FLY-TROUBLE! (profilecontact) wrote on Feb 11, 2008report abuse
Yes,it is. And? The new FTD (Wild In The Country) has also a similar cover to Blue Hawaii...
Mark S. (profilecontact) wrote on Feb 11, 2008report abuse
It think the cover is a fairly obvious tribute to the cover of the Separate Ways/Always On My Mind single...
FLY-TROUBLE! (profilecontact) wrote on Feb 11, 2008report abuse
This is a great set-list and in 1972 he still wasn't bored. Never Been To Spain,Until It's Time For You To Go,What Now My Love,Fever,For The Good Times,My Way,An American Trilogy and A Big Hunk 'O Love were all newly introduced songs (in january,april and august 1972). The set-list of this show is quite different from the set-list of the MSG shows. Looks to me that YOU ARE bored,JLpResLey.
JLpResLey (profilecontact) wrote on Feb 11, 2008report abuse
I´m sure this is a great show. But I really don´t like the songlist. It´s like a copy from the show in New York earlier that summer. And the songs in this show that wasn´t performed in NY, was performed in Hawaii for the upcoming TV special. Looks to me that Elvis was bored.
Harvey Alexander (profilecontact) wrote on Feb 9, 2008report abuse
Fly-Trouble - "The most beautiful front cover you've ever seen?" Come on! It's okay, I suppose, but it reminds me of that scene in 'Spinout' where it looks like he's wearing seven coats / shirts / waistcoats / vests. The design is based on a US RCA single sleeve from the early '70s so it's in keeping with the show. Okay, but not "the most beautiful" cover I've ever seen.
Ciscoking (profilecontact) wrote on Feb 9, 2008report abuse
Well,....so many must-haves these days..I tell you.. THIS IS ANOTHER ONE !!!!
Greg Nolan (profilecontact) wrote on Feb 9, 2008report abuse
Yes, Dorulet, it's an obvious reference to Neil Diamond's popular "Hot August Night" LP. It is a beaut, isn't it, FLY-TROUBLE? That's a hell of a cover. I wish he had done more with those two-piece suits as opposed to all jumpsuits, all the time. Madison, like Straight Arrow, Southern Comfort, Audionics and maybe one or two more, have become the cream of the crop of the import world, even often showing up FTD when it comes to packaging, liner notes, etc. It's an automatic "must-have." I look forward to mine !
FLY-TROUBLE! (profilecontact) wrote on Feb 9, 2008report abuse
This is the most beautiful cd front-cover i have ever seen! Finally we have got another great soundboard from the early 70's. Not that i don't like the later ones,but it's always great to hear Elvis in top-form. According to various soundboard-lists,this is the last unreleased soundboard from this aug./sept. '72 Vegas season,we won't get more. So don't hesitate,go and buy it while you can!!!
Dorulet (profilecontact) wrote on Feb 9, 2008report abuse
WOW... the cover looks great on this one !!! And the show being a soundboard, it's definitely a must have !! Does the title have any connection with Neil Diamond's Hot August Night ? 'Cause if i remember correctly, Neil has a live album recorded in 1972, in August, called... guess what... Hot August Night... lol..

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