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July 10, 2017

Peter Frampton – Frampton Comes Alive (1976) – 2Lp

by Record Facts

Peter Kenneth Frampton (born 22 April 1950) is an English-born rock musician, singer, songwriter, producer, and guitarist from USA. He was previously associated with the bands Humble Pie and The Herd. At the end of his ‘group’ career was Frampton’s international breakthrough album his live release, Frampton Comes Alive!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Artist:  Peter Frampton
Title:  Frampton Comes Alive
Year:  1976
Format:  2LP
Label:  A&M Records
Catalog#  27383 XCT

Frampton Comes Alive! is a double live album by English rock musician Peter Frampton released in 1976. It is one of the best-selling live albums in the United States, and considered by many to be one of the finest live rock recordings of all time. Following four solo albums with little commercial success, Frampton Comes Alive! was a breakthrough for the artist.

Released on January 6, 1976, it debuted on the charts at 191. The album reached number one on the Billboard 200 the week ending April 10, 1976, and was in the top spot for a total of 10 weeks. It was the best-selling album of 1976, selling over 8 million copies in the US and becoming one of the best-selling live albums to date, with estimated sales of 11 million worldwide.

Frampton Comes Alive! was voted “Album of the year” in the 1976 Rolling Stone readers poll. It stayed on the chart for 97 weeks and was still No. 14 on Billboards 1977 year-end album chart.

The most recognisable songs from the album are “Show Me the Way“, “Baby, I Love Your Way“, and “Do You Feel Like We Do“, all of which were released as singles, and continue to receive much airplay on classic rock radio stations.

 

Side one
1.  (Baby) Something’s Happening  (5:54)
2.  Doobie Wah  (5:28)
3.  Show Me The Way  (4:42)
4.  It’s A Plain Shame  (4:21)

Side two
1.  All I Want To Be (Is By Your Side)  (3:27)
2.  Wind Of Change  (2:47)
3.  Baby, I Love Your Way  (4:43)
4.  I Wanna Go To The Sun  (7:02)

Side three
1.  Penny For Your Thoughts  (1:23)
2.  (I’ll Give You) Money  (5:39)
3.  Shine On  (3:35)
4.  Jumping Jack Flash  (7:45)

Side four
1.  Lines On My Face  (7:06)
2.  Do You Feel Like We Do  (14:15)

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