• Neil Diamond: Hot August Night

Friday, August 03, 2012


Universal music has released a new 40th anniversary edition of one of the highlights of Neil Diamond's career, the classic Hot August Night.

Back in 1972, Neil Diamond said at the show, "This is gonna be special. I promised that before I came back to this theater that we would do things for you that you would not forget for a while and that's what we're about tonight."

On August 24, 1972, the 30 year old Neil Diamond took over the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles for a 10 night run. The album peaked at number 5 in the U.S. and spent a massive 29 weeks at number one in Australia.

The new release of the album will include previously unreleased songs recorded at the show.

The album is celebrated with a fully remastered, 40th Anniversary deluxe edition reissue, with additional tracks, unseen photos and more; all housed in beautiful foldout packaging – personally overseen by Neil Diamond.

A Modern Day Version Of Love is one of his songs from 1968 finally featured on the new record. The Randy Newman-penned I Think It's Going To Rain Today was left off the original. The song Gitchy Goomy, he introduces as a philosophy lesson to a child learning about life.

Watch below as Neil Diamond sings his classic "Girl, You'll Be a Woman Soon" in 2001.




Advertisement

Latest from 4KQ 693AM

  • Latest Traffic

What's Hot

Can You Pass The Ultimate 1990 Quiz?

Friday, September 19, 2014

The end of the 80's brought in a big year, 1990! How much can YOU remember???

More

The Royals Visit Brisbane!

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

See What The Royals Have Been Up To Whilst Visiting Our City!!

More

TV Week Logies Red Carpet 2014

Sunday, April 27, 2014

It's all about who is wearing what on the TV Week Logies Red Carpet 2014!

More

Epic Cat Fails

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Cats are known to be curious creatures but what happens when they get in over their head....

More

Ellen Meets The 'Apparently' Kid

Monday, September 15, 2014

Ellen DeGeneres meets five-year-old Noah Ritter on The Ellen Show after a video of him went viral. Hilarity ensues.

More

Make 10 Small Changes to Drop a Few Kilos

Friday, March 28, 2014

Scientists figured out that people who make SMALL changes actually lose more weight than people who go hardcore with diet and exercise. Here are ten small and EASY ways to lose more weight over the long haul.

More

Latest from 4KQ 693AM

  • Latest Traffic
Advertisement