January 4, 2021
Posted in: This Week in Music History
On January 6th, 1976, Peter Frampton released his legendary live album Frampton Comes Alive! Before this monumental album, Frampton released four solo albums with little commercial success. With Alive! Frampton earned three top 15 singles and the album itself hit the #1 spot and stayed there for ten weeks. It was the best-selling album of 1976, selling over 8 million copies in the US and is one of the best-selling live albums to date, with estimated sales of 11 million worldwide. Frampton broke barriers by making the album almost completely live, which was unheard of at the time. It was ranked #41 on Rolling Stone’s “50 Greatest Live Albums of All Time” list, where does this album rank on yours?
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