'Aloha' voted in NME's 50 greatest live albums of all time 2011: The hip UK music magazine New Musical Express has this month voted Elvis' 'Aloha From Hawaii' as one of the best "Greatest live albums of all time".
Placing Elvis at #30 it states..
'Aloha From Hawaii' Recorded: Honolulu, 1973. Why it's so good: This gig was broadcast live via satellite, and was the most watched broadcast by an entertainer in TV history, airing in more than 40 countries. At the time, the event was also the priciest entertainment TV special, costing $2.5 million."
Elvis is in good company as the highest placed albums were...
1. Thin Lizzy - 'Live And Dangerous' 1977,
2. Neil Young & Crazy Horse - 'Live Rust' 1973
3. The Who - 'Live At Leeds' 1970
4. Radiohead - 'I Might Be Wrong: Live Recordings' 2001
5. Johnny Cash - 'At Folsom Prison', May 1968.