Hot August Night

Shortly after the soon-to-be released second volume of "A Wild Weekend in Huntsville!" the Madison label will release a CD entitled "Hot August Night" featuring the August 12, 1972 Midnight Show as recorded from the soundboard at the Las Vegas Hilton. A couple of songs from this concert have been released as bonus material on the 2005 Follow That Dream release "Summer Festival"

From the "press-release":

Elvis was in great form physically and vocally ,and delivered an excellent performance in the Hilton Showroom that night. This packaging will contain a superb 16 page booklet with liner notes and color photographs. This concert features a few previously released performances but for the first time available unedited. A great show in excellent sound quality ... don't miss it !

Track list:

  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: For CD Collectors Only / Updated: Jan 6, 2008 
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Reactions

theoldscudder (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 9, 2008report abuse
Nice cover. But a rather redundant show, don't you think?
Lefty (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 9, 2008report abuse
mature elvis fan75 has got it exactly right! Please FTD, keep your hands off of it!
FLY-TROUBLE! (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 9, 2008report abuse
It will be a winner! The cover looks fantastic,the show is great (like all shows from '72) and mostly unreleased. Thanks in advance,Madison!
mature_elvis_fan75 (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 9, 2008report abuse
How could i not mention the sound,of course they have been screwing that up for so long,have become use to it,the dallas show from 75 comes to mind, but there are plenty of other examples!
FLY-TROUBLE! (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 8, 2008report abuse
No thanks! 60% of the FTD's were ruined by Lene Reidel and/or Ernst Jorgensen.
mature_elvis_fan75 (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 8, 2008report abuse
No thanks,Ftd would ruin it somehow,first it would have no liner notes and the artwork would probally be not so great!
RonBaker (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 8, 2008report abuse
Maybe FTD should just copy this cd and release it. Those clamoring for a 'new' soundboard would be happy. It looks like a good package.
benny (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 7, 2008report abuse
Elvis didn't perform Burning Love during January 1972 and he didn't perform it during August/September either but on 18th August 1972 Dinner Show the Opening of Burning Love was started but stopped not long after the opening bars, it is available on the CD-R Elvis Does It Again
Eddie Cochran (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 7, 2008report abuse
Actually, Elvis did sing Burning Love also a couple of times in January 1973 in Vegas.
mature_elvis_fan75 (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 7, 2008report abuse
Indeed it is the same song list over & over,but theres nothing we or the folks at madison can do about that,they do put together a nice package,something a certain other label is lacking overall!
2kisses&3scarfs (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 7, 2008report abuse
Mofoca 22- No, I don't think Elvis ever did sing "Burning Love" in Las Vegas in 1972- or at least, nothing has been released. (He did sing it on tour in 1972, as we all know.) The only time Elvis sang it in Las Vegas was in March 1975, in August 1975, and again in Dec. 1975. I hope this helps.
Lefty (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 7, 2008report abuse
The old import, "Blazing Into The Darkness" alleged to be the DS from 8/11, but it was actually 8/12. Here we have the MS from 8/12. The soundboard quality on Blazing was not all that good, but still listenable. The show quality was very good. Elvis was in a great mood, and his voice was strong. Madison puts out fantastic releases, so I have high hopes that this one will be a keeper. And having familiarity with the other show recorded the same day, I'd say this is going to be a worthwhile purchase. I'm certainly going to get it.
Ciscoking (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 7, 2008report abuse
Madison = Quality...no matter what.. For newbies a must-have..for collectors a nice addition..
Mofoca22 (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 7, 2008report abuse
did he ever erform burning love in vegas in 1972?
Steve V (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 7, 2008report abuse
wayup - There is nothing new to offer here. Tiger Man (opening only) I do not count as a song. Perhaps I shouldnt have said MSG, but a basic 72-73 is more what I was alluding to. I'd rather see On Tour on DVD then listen to another 1972 show on CD.
wayup (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 6, 2008report abuse
Steve V: Yes? Elvis did What Now My Love, Fever, One Night, My Way, A Big Hunk 'O Love and Tiger Man in MSG??????
Devon (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 6, 2008report abuse
i have every recording Elvis ever did but might buy this one, might be a keeper.
Steve V (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 6, 2008report abuse
Almost a carbon copy of the Madison Sq Garden show from June. Whats the big deal here?
Jerome (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 6, 2008report abuse
fantastic cover! but where's Od Shep? :-)
Tony D. (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 6, 2008report abuse
What, exactly is unreleased from this show? Haven't we had this one already?
B_H (profilecontact) wrote on Jan 6, 2008report abuse
Now THIS is the kind of good news that just warms a seventies fan's soul! Keep up the good work Madison!

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