Steamroller Blues - Elvis* - Aloha From Hawaii Via Satellite
Label: RCA - R4P-5035~36 • Format: 2x, Vinyl LP, Quadraphonic Gatefold • Country: Japan • Genre: Rock, Blues • Style: Rock & Roll, Arena Rock, Symphonic Rock
On January 14,the world's first live satellite concert by a solo artist, featuring The King, was broadcast from Honolulu. And now a page from our "Sunday Morning" Almanac: January 14th,45 years ago today -- the night that saw the broadcast of "Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii via Satellite," a cancer benefit concert billed as the world's first live satellite concert by a solo artist.
Performed just after midnight in Honolulu, the show was broadcast live to Asia during their prime time In his glittering Boogie Man - Rocky Burnette - The Son Of Rock And Roll jumpsuit, bedecked with leis, Elvis delivered his biggest hits, from "Hound Dog" to "Blue Suede Shoes," and more.
The concert was a huge ratings success, although claims of more than a billion viewers seem unlikely. Whatever the number, few that night could ever have imagined that in just four-and-a-half years, Steamroller Blues - Elvis* - Aloha From Hawaii Via Satellite Presley would be dead at age A statue of The King has stood for years outside that Honolulu concert hall.
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