Live at Caesars Palace

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Live at Caesars Palace
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Live album by
ReleasedMay 1974
RecordedFebruary 1973
VenueCaesars Palace, Las Vegas
GenreSoul, pop
Length46:13
LabelMotown
ProducerBerry Gordy - executive producer
Diana Ross chronology
Last Time I Saw Him
(1973)
Live at Caesars Palace
(1974)
Diana Ross
(1976)

Live at Caesars Palace is a 1974 live album released by American singer Diana Ross during her performance at Las Vegas' Caesars Palace. It was Ross' first of two live albums she recorded for the Motown label. It reached #64 in the USA (#15 R&B) and sold over 200,000 copies.[1]

Track listing[edit]

Side A:

  1. "Overture" - 0:49
  2. "Don't Rain on My Parade" [from Funny Girl] (Jule Styne, Bob Merrill) - 2:21
  3. "Big Mable Murphy" (Dallas Frazier) - 3:02
  4. "Reach Out and Touch (Somebody's Hand)" (Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson) - 6:57
  5. "The Supremes Medley: Stop! In the Name of Love / My World Is Empty Without You / Baby Love /I Hear a Symphony" (Lamont Dozier, Eddie Holland, Brian Holland) - 5:19
  6. "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" (Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson) - 4:57

Side B:

  1. "Corner of the Sky" [from Pippin] (Stephen Schwartz) - 4:04
  2. "Bein' Green" (Joe Raposo) - 2:49
  3. "I Loves You, Porgy" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward) - 1:37
  4. "Lady Sings the Blues Medley: Lady Sings the Blues / God Bless the Child / Good Morning Heartache / 'Tain't Nobody's Biz-ness if I Do"" (Billie Holiday, Ervin Drake, Porter Grainger, Arthur Herzog Jr., Dan Fisher, Irene Higginbotham) - 7:24
  5. "The Lady Is a Tramp" (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) - 2:29
  6. "My Man" (Channing Pollack) - 4:25

Personnel[edit]

  • Diana Ross - vocals
  • Gil Askey - arranger, conductor
  • Marty Harris - piano
  • Gene Pello - drums
  • Greg Poree - guitar
  • Jerry Steinholtz - percussion, conga
  • Nat Brandwynne and His Orchestra
  • Devastating Affair - background vocals
  • Pepito Hernandez - bass
Technical
  • Armin Steiner - recording engineer
  • John E. Mills, Ralph Lotten - remix engineers
  • Bill "The Blade" Lazerus - engineer
  • David Larkham, Ed Caraeff, Michael Ross - art direction, package concept
  • Ed Caraeff - photography

References[edit]