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Neil Diamond - Hot August Night mp3 album

  • Performer: Neil Diamond
  • Title: Hot August Night
  • Genre: Rock
  • Country: US
  • Formats: MIDI MP3 AAC AUD ADX MP4 AAC
  • Style: Folk Rock, Soft Rock
  • MP3 album: 1287 mb
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Neil Diamond - Hot August Night mp3 album

Hot August Night is a 1972 live double album by Neil Diamond ("Hot August night" is also the opening lyric to Diamond's 1969 single "Brother Love's Travelling Salvation Show"). The album is a recording of a Diamond concert on August 24, 1972, one of ten sold-out concerts that Diamond performed that month at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles. This also marks the first album released by the newly formed MCA Records (a merging of the Uni, Kapp, and Decca labels).

Greek Theatre, LA, CA. Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, CA. Submit Corrections. Boisterous Energetic Happy Cheerful Confident Earnest Gentle Innocent Melancholy Nocturnal Passionate Refined Romantic Sentimental Soothing Sparkling Theatrical Sexy. Hanging Out Happiness At the Office Good Times Cool & Cocky Background Music Comfort Healing/Comfort.

The new release will feature 33 songs, 31 of which number among the greatest hits of the storied American entertainer

Hot August Night Ill chronicles Diamond’s triumphant return to the legendary Greek Theatre in Los Angeles in August 2012. The magical evening was Diamond’s 40th anniversary celebration of the original g Hot August Night collection that was recorded at the very same venue in 1972. Diamond’s noted concert performance and onstage musical prowess is in full evidence on Hot August Night Ill, which features 33 songs including 31 greatest hits. Throughout his illustrious and wide-ranging career, Neil Diamond has sold over 130 million albums worldwide and has dominated the charts for more than five decades with 38 Top 40 singles and 16 Top 10 albums. He has achieved record sales with 40 Gold albums, 21 Platinum albums and 11 Multi-Platinum albums.

In 1972, Neil Diamond released Hot August Night, the double live album that cemented his status as a musical superstar and a live performer with few equals. He’s honored the seminal release several times over the course of his half-century in shown-business, first with Hot August Night II in 1987 and then with 2009’s Hot August Night/NYC.

lt; image 1 of 1 . (google map). 33-1/3 LP. Recorded live Greek Theater Aug 24 1972.

Tracklist

1.1 Prologue 3:08
1.2 Crunchy Granola Suite 4:26
1.3 Done Too Soon 3:22
1.4 Dialogue 1:23
1.5 Solitary Man 3:14
1.6 Cherry Cherry 4:43
1.7 Sweet Caroline 4:15
1.8 Porcupine Pie 1:57
1.9 You're So Sweet 2:18
1.10 Red Red Wine 3:56
1.11 Soggy Pretzels 3:23
1.12 And The Grass Won't Pay No Mind 4:39
1.13 Shilo 3:35
1.14 Girl You'll Be A Woman Soon 2:54
2.1 Play Me 4:46
2.2 Canta Libre 5:27
2.3 Morningside 5:35
2.4 Song Sung Blue 4:50
2.5 Cracklin' Rosie 2:53
2.6 Holly Holy 6:27
2.7 I Am...I Said 6:11
2.8a Walk Off 9:37
Encore
2.8b Soolaimon
2.8c Brother Love's Travelling Salvation Show

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured For – BMG Direct Marketing, Inc. – D243420
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – MCA Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – MCA Records, Inc.
  • Recorded At – The Greek Theatre

Credits

  • Art Direction – George Osaki
  • Bass – Reinie Press
  • Conductor – Lee Holdridge
  • Drums – Dennis St. John
  • Engineer – Armin Steiner
  • Guitar – Danny Nicholson, Neil Diamond, Richard Bennett
  • Guitar, Vibraphone [Vibes] – Emory Gordy, Jr.
  • Keyboards – Alan Lindgren
  • Percussion – Jefferson Kewley
  • Photography By [Peggy Jo Studios] – Ed Careff*, Tom Bert
  • Producer – Tom Catalano
  • Strings – Alice Ober, Baldassare Ferlazzo, David Turner, Donald Bagley*, Giacinto Nardulli, Haim Shtrum, Henry Ferber, Hyman Goodman, Jay Rosen, Jerome Kessler, Jess Bourgeois, Jesse Ehrlich, John deVoogt*, Linn Subotnick, Marylin Baker, Myron Sandler, Nathan Gersham*, Paulo Alencar, Philip Candreva, Philip Goldberg, Ralf Shaeffer*, Raymond Kelley*, Richard Kaufman, Robert Lipsett, Ronald Folsom, Salvatore Crimi, Samuel Boghossian, Shari Zippert, Sidney Sharp, Sven Reher, Tibor Zelig, Timothy Barr*, Walter Rower, Walter Wiemeyer, Wilbert Nuttycombe, William Henderson

Notes

Album originally released in 1972. Recorded in concert at the Greek Theatre, Los Angeles on August 24, 1972.
Printed track times on discs are significantly wrong; this entry lists the correct times.

BMG D243420 on back cover, 243420D on disc.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Other (DADC Code): DIDX-274 / DIDX-275

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
MCA 2-8000 Neil Diamond Hot August Night ‎(2xLP, Album, Glo) MCA Records MCA 2-8000 US 1972
112 330-1 Neil Diamond Hot August Night ‎(2xLP, RM, 180) MCA Records 112 330-1 UK Unknown
MCA 2-8000 Neil Diamond Hot August Night ‎(2xLP, Gat) MCA Records MCA 2-8000 Malaysia 1972
S-50.072 Neil Diamond Hot August Night ‎(2xLP, Gat) MCA Records S-50.072 Spain 1973
MCA-9210~11 Neil Diamond Hot August Night ‎(2xLP, Gat) MCA Records MCA-9210~11 Japan 1972

Tracklist

A1 Prologue / Crunchy Granola Suite
A2 Done Too Soon / Dialogue
A3 Solitary Man
A4 Cherry Cherry
A5 Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good)
B1 Porcupine Pie
B2 You're So Sweet
B3 Red Red Wine
B4 Soggy Pretzels
B5 And The Grass Won't Pay No Mind
B6 Shilo
B7 Girl You'll Be A Woman Soon
C1 Play Me
C2 Canta Libre
C3 Morningside
C4 Song Sung Blue
C5 Cracklin' Rosie
D1 Holly Holy
D2 I Am . . . I Said
D3 Soolaimon
D4 Brother Love's Travelling Salvation Show (Encore)

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – The Greek Theatre
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – MCA Records, Inc.
  • Record Company – EMI Records Ltd.
  • Printed By – Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.
  • Made By – Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.
  • Published By – ATV Music Ltd.
  • Published By – Carlin Music Corp.
  • Pressed By – EMI Records

Credits

  • Art Direction – George Osaki
  • Bass – Reine Press*
  • Conductor – Lee Holdridge
  • Design [Wardrobe] – Bill Whitten
  • Drums – Dennis St. John
  • Engineer – Armin Steiner
  • Guitar – Danny Nicholson, Neil Diamond, Richard Bennett
  • Guitar, Vibraphone [Vibes] – Emory Gordy, Jr.
  • Keyboards – Alan Lindgren
  • Lighting, Stage Manager [Stage Direction] – Joe Gannon
  • Liner Notes – Karen Shearer
  • Percussion – Jefferson Kewley
  • Producer – Tom Catalano
  • Sound Designer [In-Theatre Sound] – Stan Miller
  • Strings – Alice Ober, Baldassare Ferlazzo, David Turner, Donald Bagley*, Giacinto Nardulli, Haim Shtrum, Henry Ferber, Hyman Goodman, Jay Rosen, Jerome Kessler, Jess Bourgeois, Jesse Ehrlich, John deVoogdt*, Linn Subotnick, Marilyn Baker, Myron Sandler, Nathan Gershman, Paulo Alencar, Philip Candreva, Philip Goldberg, Ralph Schaeffer, Raymond Kelley*, Richard Kaufman, Robert Lipsett, Ronald Folsom, Salvatore Crimi, Samuel Boghossian, Shari Zippert, Sidney Sharp, Sven Reher, Tibor Zelig, Timothy Barr*, Walter Rower, Walter Wiemeyer, Wilbert Nuttycombe, William Henderson
  • Written-By – Diamond*

Notes

Recorded in concert at The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles

On back cover:
℗ 1972 MCA Records, Inc.
Made and printed in Great Britain
Printed and made by Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd.

On inside cover:
Engineered for Sound Labs, Inc.
In-Theatre sound for Stanal Sound

On labels:
Made in Gt Britain
℗ 1972 MCA Records Inc.

A1, A2, A5, B1, B2, B4, B5, C1 to C5 and D1 to D4 ATV Music Ltd.
A3, A4, B3, B6, B7 Carlin Music Corp.

On the back cover A1 is listed as two separate titles "Prologue" and "Crunchy Granola"; A2 is listed as "Done Too Soon"; A5 is listed as "Sweet Caroline" and D3 and D4 are listed as one track "Soolaimon/Brother Love's Travelling Salvation Show (Encore)".

Similar to Neil Diamond - Hot August Night but with different publisher credits.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Other (Printers code on back cover): 7402 AMEGA
  • Other (Category, record one): MCF 2551
  • Other (Category, record two): MCF 2552
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): MCF.2551A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): MCF.2551B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C label): MCF.2552A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D label): MCF.2552B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout): MCF 2551 A-3 AO 2
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout): MCF 2551 B-3 MO 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C runout): MCF 2552 A-3 TM 5
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D runout): MCF 2552 B-2G GAG 4

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
MCA 2-8000 Neil Diamond Hot August Night ‎(2xLP, Album, Glo) MCA Records MCA 2-8000 US 1972
112 330-1 Neil Diamond Hot August Night ‎(2xLP, RM, 180) MCA Records 112 330-1 UK Unknown
MCA 2-8000 Neil Diamond Hot August Night ‎(2xLP, Gat) MCA Records MCA 2-8000 Malaysia 1972
S-50.072 Neil Diamond Hot August Night ‎(2xLP, Gat) MCA Records S-50.072 Spain 1973
MCA-9210~11 Neil Diamond Hot August Night ‎(2xLP, Gat) MCA Records MCA-9210~11 Japan 1972

Tracklist

A1a Prologue 2:58
A1b Crunchy Granola Suite 4:08
A2a Done Too Soon 3:03
A2b Dialogue 1:16
A3 Solitary Man 3:03
A4 Cherry Cherry 4:36
A5 Sweet Caroline 3:49
B1 Porcupine Pie 1:46
B2 You're So Sweet 2:05
B3 Red Red Wine 3:34
B4 Soggy Pretzels 2:49
B5 And The Grass Won't Pay No Mind 4:25
B6 Shilo 3:17
B7 Girl You'll Be A Woman Soon 2:36
C1 Play Me 4:22
C2 Canta Libre 4:53
C3 Morningside 5:17
C4 Song Sung Blue 4:36
C5 Cracklin' Rosie 2:38
D1 Holly Holy 5:23
D2 I Am . . . I Said 4:33
D3a Walk Off 1:13
D3b Soolaimon--Brother Love's Travelling Salvation Show 8:14
D3c Encore 1:17

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – MCA Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – MCA Records, Inc.
  • Recorded At – The Greek Theatre

Credits

  • Art Direction – George Osaki
  • Bass – Reinie Press
  • Conductor – Lee Holdridge
  • Drums – Dennis St. John
  • Engineer – Armin Steiner
  • Guitar – Danny Nicholson, Neil Diamond, Richard Bennett
  • Guitar, Vibraphone – Emory Gordy, Jr.
  • Keyboards – Alan Lindgren
  • Liner Notes – Karen Shearer
  • Mastered By [Half-speed] – Stan Ricker
  • Other [In-studio Sound] – Stan Miller
  • Other [Lighting, Stage Direction] – Joe Gannon
  • Other [Wardrobe] – Bill Whitten
  • Percussion – Jefferson Kewley
  • Photography By – Ed Careff*, Tom Bert
  • Producer – Tom Catalano
  • Strings – Alice Ober, Baldassare Ferlazzo, David Turner, Donald Bagley*, Giacinto Nardulli, Haim Shtrum, Henry Ferber, Hyman Goodman, Jay Rosen, Jerome Kessler, Jess Bourgeois, Jesse Ehrlich, John DeVoogdt*, Linn Subotnick, Marilyn Baker, Myron Sandler, Nathan Gershman, Paulo Alencar, Philip Candreva, Philip Goldberg, Ralph Schaeffer, Raymond Kelley*, Richard Kaufman, Robert Lipsett, Ronald Folsom, Salvatore Crimi, Samuel Boghossian, Shari Zippert, Sidney Sharp, Sven Reher, Tibor Zelig, Timothy Barr*, Walter Rower, Walter Wiemeyer, Wilbert Nuttycombe, William Henderson

Notes

Recorded in concert at The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles on August 24, 1972.

Includes four pages of photos inside gatefold.

Labels note "MFD. UNDER LICENSE BY RECORD CLUB OF AMERICA, INC."

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A - etched): MCA 2-8000 SIDE 1-R DDD P.R.
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B - etched): MCA 2-8000 SIDE 2 DDD PR
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C - etched): MCA 2-8000 SIDE 3 DDD S/W PR
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D - etched): MCA 2-8000 SIDE 4-R DDD S/W P.R.
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
MCA 2-8000 Neil Diamond Hot August Night ‎(2xLP, Album, Glo) MCA Records MCA 2-8000 US 1972
112 330-1 Neil Diamond Hot August Night ‎(2xLP, RM, 180) MCA Records 112 330-1 UK Unknown
MCA 2-8000 Neil Diamond Hot August Night ‎(2xLP, Gat) MCA Records MCA 2-8000 Malaysia 1972
S-50.072 Neil Diamond Hot August Night ‎(2xLP, Gat) MCA Records S-50.072 Spain 1973
MCA-9210~11 Neil Diamond Hot August Night ‎(2xLP, Gat) MCA Records MCA-9210~11 Japan 1972

Tracklist

A1 Prologue / Crunchy Granola Suite
A2 Done Too Soon / Dialogue
A3 Solitary Man
A4 Cherry Cherry
A5 Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good)
B1 Porcupine Pie
B2 You're So Sweet
B3 Red Red Wine
B4 Soggy Pretzels
B5 And The Grass Won't Pay No Mind
B6 Shilo
B7 Girl You'll Be A Woman Soon
C1 Play Me
C2 Canta Libre
C3 Morningside
C4 Song Sung Blue
C5 Cracklin' Rosie
D1 Holly Holy
D2 I Am . . . I Said
D3 Soolaimon
D4 Brother Love's Travelling Salvation Show (Encore)

Companies, etc.

  • Distributed By – Polydor S.A.
  • Recorded At – The Greek Theatre

Credits

  • Art Direction – George Osaki
  • Bass – Reinie Press
  • Conductor – Lee Holdridge
  • Crew [In-studio Sound] – Stan Miller
  • Crew [Lighting, Stage Direction] – Joe Gannon
  • Crew [Wardrobe] – Bill Whitten
  • Drums – Dennis St. John
  • Engineer – Armin Steiner
  • Guitar – Danny Nicholson, Neil Diamond, Richard Bennett
  • Guitar, Vibraphone – Emory Gordy, Jr.
  • Keyboards – Alan Lindgren
  • Liner Notes – Karen Shearer
  • Mastered By [Half-speed] – Stan Ricker
  • Percussion – Jefferson Kewley
  • Photography By – Ed Careff*, Tom Bert
  • Producer – Tom Catalano
  • Strings – Alice Ober, Baldassare Ferlazzo, David Turner, Donald Bagley*, Giacinto Nardulli, Haim Shtrum, Henry Ferber, Hyman Goodman, Jay Rosen, Jerome Kessler, Jess Bourgeois, Jesse Ehrlich, John deVoogdt*, Linn Subotnick, Marilyn Baker, Myron Sandler, Nathan Gershman, Paulo Alencar, Philip Candreva, Philip Goldberg, Ralph Schaeffer, Raymond Kelley*, Richard Kaufman, Robert Lipsett, Ronald Folsom, Salvatore Crimi, Samuel Boghossian, Shari Zippert, Sidney Sharp, Sven Reher, Tibor Zelig, Timothy Barr*, Walter Rower, Walter Wiemeyer, Wilbert Nuttycombe, William Henderson

Notes

(p) 1972. Recorded in concert at The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles on August 24, 1972.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
MCA 2-8000 Neil Diamond Hot August Night ‎(2xLP, Album, Glo) MCA Records MCA 2-8000 US 1972
112 330-1 Neil Diamond Hot August Night ‎(2xLP, RM, 180) MCA Records 112 330-1 UK Unknown
MCA 2-8000 Neil Diamond Hot August Night ‎(2xLP, Gat) MCA Records MCA 2-8000 Malaysia 1972
S-50.072 Neil Diamond Hot August Night ‎(2xLP, Gat) MCA Records S-50.072 Spain 1973
MCA-9210~11 Neil Diamond Hot August Night ‎(2xLP, Gat) MCA Records MCA-9210~11 Japan 1972

Tracklist

A1a Prologue 2:58
A1b Crunchy Granola Suite 4:08
A2a Done Too Soon 3:03
A2b Dialogue 1:16
A3 Solitary Man 3:03
A4 Cherry Cherry 4:36
A5 Sweet Caroline 4:39
B1 Porcupine Pie 1:46
B2 You're So Sweet 2:05
B3 Red Red Wine 3:34
B4 Soggy Pretzels 2:49
B5 And The Grass Won't Pay No Mind 4:25
B6 Shilo 3:17
B7 Girl You'll Be A Woman Soon 2:36
C1 Play Me 4:22
C2 Canta Libre 4:53
C3 Morningside 5:17
C4 Song Sung Blue 4:36
C5 Cracklin' Rosie 2:38
D1 Holly Holy 5:23
D2 I Am . . . I Said 4:33
D3a Walk Off 1:13
D3b Soolaimon--Brother Love's Travelling Salvation Show 8:14
D3c Encore 1:17

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – The Greek Theatre
  • Distributed By – The Gramophone Company Of India Ltd.
  • Manufactured By – The Gramophone Company Of India Ltd.
  • Printed By – The Eagle Lithographing Co. (P) Ltd.

Credits

  • Art Direction – George Osaki
  • Bass – Reine Press*
  • Conductor – Lee Holdridge
  • Drums – Dennis St. John
  • Engineer – Armin Steiner
  • Guitar – Danny Nicholson, Neil Diamond, Richard Bennett
  • Guitar, Vibraphone – Emory Gordy, Jr.
  • Keyboards – Alan Lindgren
  • Liner Notes – Karen Shearer
  • Mastered By [Half-speed] – Stan Ricker
  • Other [In-studio Sound] – Stan Miller
  • Other [Lighting, Stage Direction] – Joe Gannon
  • Other [Wardrobe] – Bill Whitten
  • Percussion – Jefferson Kewley
  • Photography By – Ed Careff*, Tom Bert
  • Producer – Tom Catalano
  • Strings – Alice Ober, Baldassare Ferlazzo, David Turner, Donald Bagley*, Giacinto Nardulli, Haim Shtrum, Henry Ferber, Hyman Goodman, Jay Rosen, Jerome Kessler, Jess Bourgeois, Jesse Ehrlich, John deVoogdt*, Linn Subotnick, Marilyn Baker, Myron Sandler, Nathan Gershman, Paulo Alencar, Philip Candreva, Philip Goldberg, Ralph Schaeffer, Raymond Kelley*, Richard Kaufman, Robert Lipsett, Ronald Folsom, Salvatore Crimi, Samuel Boghossian, Shari Zippert, Sidney Sharp, Sven Reher, Tibor Zelig, Timothy Barr*, Walter Rower, Walter Wiemeyer, Wilbert Nuttycombe, William Henderson

Notes

Recorded in concert at The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles on August 24, 1972.
Category MCA 2-8000 on the cover and MCA 2-8000 on the labels.
Matrix/Runout C-side has ◈-P-◈ but Pressed Company is not MCA Pressing Plant, Pinckneyville.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Label A): MCA 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Label B): MCA 2
  • Matrix / Runout (Label C): MCA 3
  • Matrix / Runout (Label D): MCA 4
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A etched except G stamped): MG-MCA-1-W8 G
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B etched except B stamped): MG-MCA-2-W8 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout C etched except G ◈-P-◈ stamped): MG-MCA-3-W10 G ◈-P-◈
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout D etched except G stamped): MG-MCA-4-W8 G
  • Other (All Labels): Int. No. MAPS. 6385

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
MCA 2-8000 Neil Diamond Hot August Night ‎(2xLP, Album, Glo) MCA Records MCA 2-8000 US 1972
112 330-1 Neil Diamond Hot August Night ‎(2xLP, RM, 180) MCA Records 112 330-1 UK Unknown
MCA 2-8000 Neil Diamond Hot August Night ‎(2xLP, Gat) MCA Records MCA 2-8000 Malaysia 1972
S-50.072 Neil Diamond Hot August Night ‎(2xLP, Gat) MCA Records S-50.072 Spain 1973
MCA-9210~11 Neil Diamond Hot August Night ‎(2xLP, Gat) MCA Records MCA-9210~11 Japan 1972




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