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Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii (1973)

A 1973 concert by Elvis Presley taped at the Convention Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. This was the first program to ever be beamed around the world by satellite.

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Jerry Scheff ...
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Charlie Hodge ...
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John Wilkinson ...
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Ronnie Tutt ...
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J.D. Sumner ...
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Kathy Westmoreland ...
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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bill Baize ...
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Estell Brown ...
Herself - Band Member (as Estelle Brown)
Ed Enoch ...
Himself - Band Member
Joe Guercio ...
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Glen D. Hardin ...
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Sylvia Shemmell ...
Herself - Band Member (as Sylvia Shemwell)
Myrna Smith ...
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A 1973 concert by Elvis Presley taped at the Convention Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. This was the first program to ever be beamed around the world by satellite.

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4 April 1973 (USA)  »

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Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii - Deluxe Edition  »

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$2,500,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The double LP soundtrack album of this TV special was Elvis Presley's last album to reach #1 on the charts. See more »

Quotes

Elvis Presley: Thank you very much. Thank you, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you ladies and gentlemen! Good evening, and uh... I hope you enjoy our show tonight. We're gonna try to do all of the songs that you wanna hear.
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Connections

Edited into Elvis: The Ultimate Live Collection (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Hound Dog
Written by Mike Stoller, Jerry Leiber
Performed by Elvis Presley
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Legendary concert that rocked the world!
30 August 2000 | by (Muskogee OK) – See all my reviews

On Sunday morning, January 14, 1973 a historic concert by Elvis Presley was beamed around the world via satellite. In excess of one billion people watched Elvis play to standing room only at the Honolulu International Center in Hawaii. The special engagement was to raise money for the Kui Lee Cancer Fund. A goal of 25 thousand dollars collected was said to be matched and doubled.

Elvis was in peak form musically and physically. He was thin and drop dead gorgeous. His voice was very powerful as he belted out 23 songs, highlighted by 'American Trilogy' and the Kui Lee song that Elvis originally recorded in 1966, 'I'll Remember You'. A top selling soundtrack of the concert was released and is also considered historic.

This was a milestone in the unequaled career of THE KING!


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