Show Me the Way (Peter Frampton song)

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"Show Me the Way"
Single by Peter Frampton
from the album Frampton
B-side "The Crying Clown"
Released 1975
Format 7"
Genre Rock
Length 4:02
3:30 (7" version)
Label A&M 1693
Writer(s) Peter Frampton
Producer(s) Peter Frampton
Peter Frampton singles chronology
"Baby (Somethin's Happening)"
(1974)
"Show Me the Way"
(1975)
"Baby, I Love Your Way"
(1975)
"Show Me the Way"
Picture sleeve
Single by Peter Frampton
from the album Frampton Comes Alive!
B-side "Shine On"
Released February 1976
Format 7"
Recorded 1975
Genre Rock
Length 4:42
Label A&M 1795
Writer(s) Peter Frampton
Producer(s) Peter Frampton
Peter Frampton singles chronology
"Baby, I Love Your Way"
(1975)
"Show Me the Way"
(1976)
"Baby, I Love Your Way" (live)
(1976)

"Show Me the Way" is a song written by Peter Frampton, which was originally released on his 1975 album Frampton and as a single, but gained its highest popularity as a song from his 1976 live album Frampton Comes Alive!. The song reached number 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 10 on the UK Singles Chart, becoming his biggest hit until "I'm in You" in 1977.

The song was one of Frampton's earliest to feature the talk box effect, which would become one of his signature sounds.[1]

Covers[edit]

It has been covered by many artists.[citation needed] Peter Frampton also performed this song with the Foo Fighters on Late Show with David Letterman in 2000.[2] The song was covered in 2014 for commercials for Uncle Ben's rice.

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