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Elvis Presley Aloha from Hawaii Via Satellite (180 Gram Vinyl, Limited Edition, 2PC)


Elvis Presley Aloha from Hawaii Via Satellite (180 Gram Vinyl, Limited Edition, 2PC)

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Elvis - Aloha from Hawaii Via Satellite - Aloha from Hawaii Via Satellite is a concert that was headlined by Elvis Presley, and was broadcast live via satellite on January 14, 1973. The concert took place at the Honolulu International Center (HIC) in Honolulu (now known as the Neal S. Blaisdell Center) and aired in over 40 countries across Asia and Europe (who received the telecast the next day, also in primetime). Despite the satellite innovation, the United States did not air the concert until April 4, 1973 (because the concert took place the same day as Super Bowl VII). Viewing figures have are estimated to be between 1 and 1.5 billion viewers worldwide. The show was the most expensive entertainment special at the time, costing $2.5 million. Presley taped a January 12 rehearsal concert as a fail-safe in case anything went wrong with the satellite during the actual broadcast. For both shows, Presley was dressed in a white "American Eagle" jumpsuit designed by Bill Belew. The broadcast was directed by Marty Pasetta, who was then in charge of directing the Oscar ceremonies.


- Disc 1 -
1 Introduction: Also Sprach Zarathustra (Theme from 2001: A Space Odyssey)
2 See See Rider
3 Burning Love
4 Something
5 You Gave Me a Mountain
6 Steamroller Blues
7 My Way
8 Love Me
9 Johnny B. Goode
10 It's Over
11 Blue Suede Shoes
12 I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry
13 I Can't Stop Loving You
14 Hound Dog
- Disc 2 -
1 What Now My Love
2 Fever
3 Welcome to My World
4 Suspicious Minds
5 Introductions By Elvis
6 I'll Remember You
7 Medley: Long Tall Sally/Whole Lot-Ta Shakin' Goin on
8 American Trilogy
9 A Big Hunk O' Love
10 Can't Help Falling in Love

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