Hot August Night is a live album by American singer-songwriter Neil Diamond, released in 1972. The album was recorded at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles during Diamond’s 1972 tour and features a mix of his most popular songs at the time such as “Sweet Caroline,” “Cracklin’ Rosie,” and “Holly Holy.” Hot August Night is considered one of Diamond’s most iconic albums and is often praised for its high-energy performances and is widely considered as one of Diamond’s best and a classic of live albums. Musician Denny Diamond came in to discuss the album – how he first heard it, and how it has affected his career singing many of Neil Diamond’s songs.
The discussion along with the complete album will air Saturday evening at 7 pm on The Inner Groove program.
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