Wednesday 10/18/22 12am ET: Feature Live LP: Peter Frampton – Frampton Comes Alive! (1976)

Frampton Comes Alive! is a double live album by the English rock musician Peter Frampton released January 6, 1976. It is one of the best-selling live albums in the United States. “Show Me the Way”, “Baby, I Love Your Way”, and “Do You Feel Like We Do” were released as singles; all three reached the Top 15 on the Billboard Hot 100, and frequently receive airplay on classic rock radio stations. Following four solo albums with little commercial success, Frampton Comes Alive! was a breakthrough for Frampton.

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 Billboard’s 1977 year-end album chart. It was ranked No. 41 on Rolling Stone’s “50 Greatest Live Albums of All Time” list. Readers of Rolling Stone ranked it No. 3 in a 2012 poll of all-time favorite live albums.

“Introduction/Something’s Happening” 5:56
“Doobie Wah” 5:43
“Lines on My Face” 6:59
“Show Me the Way” 4:32
“It’s a Plain Shame” 4:03
“Wind of Change” 2:57
“Just the Time of Year” 4:21
“Penny for Your Thoughts” 1:34
“All I Want to Be (Is By Your Side)” 3:08
“Baby, I Love Your Way” 4:41
“I Want to Go to the Sun” 7:15
“Nowhere’s Too Far (For My Baby)” 4:49
“(I’ll Give You) Money” 5:46
“Do You Feel Like We Do” 13:46
“Shine On” 3:29
“White Sugar” 4:43
“Jumpin’ Jack Flash 7:40
“Day’s Dawning/Closing” 3:34

Peter Frampton – lead vocals, lead guitar, talk box on “Do You Feel Like We Do” and “Show Me The Way”
Bob Mayo – rhythm guitar, piano, Fender Rhodes electric piano, Hammond organ, vocals
Stanley Sheldon – bass guitar, vocals
John Siomos – drums