Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Live Albums of All TimeSelections include 'The Last Waltz,' 'Live Bullet' and 'Live at Leeds'
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3. Peter Frampton - 'Frampton Comes Alive!'
Wayne's World 2 is a rather flawed movie, but it does have the definitive take on Frampton Comes Alive! "Everybody has Frampton Comes Alive," Wayne said when going through some old vinyl. "If you lived in the suburbs, you were issued it. It came in the mail with free samples of Tide." In 1976 the live album – taped on Frampton's 1975 summer tour – spent 97 weeks on the Billboard charts, selling millions of copies. The former Humble Pie frontman had some minor solo success before the release of the double live album, but nobody saw the explosion of Frampton Comes Alive! coming. Singles "Show Me the Way," "Baby, I Love Your Way" and the 14-minute "Do You Feel Like We Do" went into super heavy rotation on radio. He was loved by teenage girls, and their older brothers. He owned the year 1976 like nobody else in rock, but by the time he dropped I'm In You the following year the madness had subsided. Ten years later he found himself playing guitar in David Bowie's backing band.