Neil Diamond ‎– Hot August Night - 2LP *USED*

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MCA Records ‎– MCA 2-8000
2 × Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo, Gatefold
New Zealand
Rock, Pop
Pop Rock, Soft Rock


A1 Prologue/Crunchy Granola Suite 7:06
A2 Done Too Soon/Dialogue 4:19
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
D3 Walk Off Soolaimon/Brother Love's Travelling Salvation Show/Encore 10:44

Companies, etc.
Licensed From – MCA Records, Inc.
Manufactured By – Pye Record Manufacturing Division
Phonographic Copyright (p) – MCA Records, Inc.
Copyright (c) – MCA Records, Inc.
Published By – Castle (4)
Recorded At – The Greek Theatre

Art Direction – George Osaki
Bass – Reine Press*
Conductor [Conducted By] – Lee Holdridge
Design [Wardrobe Designed By] – Bill Whitten (2)
Directed By [Special Thanks] – James Doolittle*
Drums – Dennis St. John
Engineer [Engineered By] – Armin Steiner For Sound Labs, Inc.*
Guitar – Danny Nicholson, Neil Diamond, Richard Bennett
Guitar, Vibraphone [Vibes] – Emory Gordy, Jr.
Keyboards – Alan Lindgren
Lighting [Lighting And Stage Direction] – Joe Gannon (2)
Liner Notes – Karen Shearer
Percussion – Jefferson Kewley
Photography By – Ed Careff*, Tom Bert (Peggy Jo Studios)*
Producer [Produced By] – Tom Catalano
Sounds [In-Theatre Sound By] – Stan Miller For Stanal Sound*
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 (2)
Written-By – Neil Diamond

Recorded in concert at The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles Thursday, August 24, 1972.
Tracklist information is taken directly from the labels, for variations on the album cover see below under 'Back of Sleeve’

Cover information:
Gatefold sleeve made of semi-gloss thin card.
Front of sleeve, at top, under artist and title, 'Recorded In Concert At The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles'
Bottom right corner, catalogue # MCA 2-8000

Inside Gatefold, on both sides, colour photo of the artist (on right) and audience.
Inside left of the gatefold sleeve:
Brief liner notes and under the separation line; general credits, 'Neil Diamond's Band' credits and 'Strings' credits.

Back of sleeve:
Top right hand corner, catalogue #, MCA 2-8000.
Down right hand side, five 'critical acclaim' quotes.
Along the bottom, tracklist for the four sides, tracks are not numbered. Underneath, under the MCA RECORDS logo, 'MCA Records, Inc., 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, California and 445 Park Avenue, New York, New York, U.S.A. ©MCA Records, Inc. 1972℗1972 MCA Records, Inc.'
Side One of the tracklist shows 6 distinct tracks, 'Prologue' and 'Crunchy Granola' are shown separately, on the record they appear as track 1 with 'Crunchy Granola' shown as 'Crunchy Granola Suite'
Side One track 2 is shown only as, 'Done Too Soon' on the record it is shown as 'Done Too Soon/Dialogue'
Side Four of the tracklist shows 4 tracks. 'Soolaimon/Brother Love's Travelling Salvation Show' and '(Encore)' appear on the record with 'Walk Off' (not on sleeve) as track 3. '(Encore)' on the record is shown as 'Encore'

Label information:
Black labels.
Top of labels, 'Manufactured by Pye Record Manufacturing Division, Auckland, New Zealand'
℗1972 MCA Records, Inc.'
Bottom of labels, 'Licensed By MCA Records Inc. Universal City California U.S.A. © 1973, MCA Records, Inc.'
Side One shows only 5 tracks, not 6 as on back of sleeve. Track 1 is shown as, 'Prologue/Crunchy Granola Suite (2.58/4.08)'
Side One, track 2 is shown as, 'Done Too Soon/Dialogue (3.03/1.16)'
Side Four, track 3 is shown as, 'Walk Off (1.13) Soolaimon/Brother Love's (8.14) Travelling Salvation Show/Encore (1.17)'
Sides A, B, C show Writer Credit as '(All Neil Diamond)'. Side D only tracks 1 and 2 are credited individually to Neil Diamond. No credits for track 3.
Note that for purposes of clarity on the above Tracklist the durations of Side One, track 1, (2.58 and 4.08) have been added together and shown as 7.06. Similarly the durations of Side One, track 2, (3.03 and 1.16) have been added together and shown as 4.19 and Side Four, track 3, (1.13, 8.14 and 1.17) have been added together and shown as 10.44

Publishing information:
(All Castle)

Barcode and Other Identifiers
Matrix / Runout (Side 1 runout etched): MG - MCA - 1 - W8
Matrix / Runout (Side 2 runout etched): MG - MCA - 2 - W8
Matrix / Runout (Side 3 runout etched): MG - MCA - 3 - W8
Matrix / Runout (Side 4 runout etched): MG - MCA - 4 - W8
Matrix / Runout (Labels each side of both discs): MCA2-8000
Matrix / Runout (Label side 1): MCA1W8
Matrix / Runout (Label side 2): MCA2W8
Matrix / Runout (Label side 3): MCA3W8
Matrix / Runout (Label side 4): MCA4W8

This item is used. Used vinyl recordings are guaranteed to be playable but it must be accepted that the condition may vary, and this is taken into consideration when we price items. This is a secondhand item. Cover may differ from that shown above.