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Show Me the Way is a song by the English singer-songwriter Peter Frampton. This rock ballad is one of the first songs which Frampton uses a talkbox. [1[2As was usually the b-side song "Shine On" is used. [3In France, however, was the song "it's a Plain Shame", which first appeared in 1972 on the album Wind of Change, use. [4When in1989 "Show Me the Way" was released in the United States again, this time as a cassette single, appeared on the b-side to the song "Baby, I love your way". [5]

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The song first appeared on the Frampton album from 1975. This single was initially unsuccessful, but a live recording in 1976 reached the sixth position in the u.s. Billboard Hot 100[6and allowed a week long at the top of the Dutch Top 40 and two weeks in the National Charts. This single, which came from the album Frampton Comes Alive!, is in Netherlandslargest Framptons break-through hit . [7In Flanders was "Show Me the Way" two weeks later, from 7 to 14 August 1976, likewise on the first position.

The live version came about during a concert at the Island Music Center on Bainbridge Island in the United States. [8Although Chris Kimsey, best known for his work for theRolling Stones in the late seventies, the album largely produced, the production of "Show Me the Way" entirely in the hands of Frampton. [8]

Chart Positions[Edit]Edit

"Show Me the Way" in the Dutch Top 40 - inside: 12-06-1976
Week 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Number 35 20 12 8 4 2 1 2 5 8 12 19 36 from
"Show Me the Way" in the National hit parade - inside: 12-06-1976
Week 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Number 19 18 10 6 3 2 1 1 4 8 13 23 from

Radio 2 Top 2000[Edit]Edit

Number with listing (s)

in the Radio 2 Top 2000

' 99 ' 00 ' 01 ' 02 ' 03 ' 04 ' 05 ' 06 ' 07 ' 08 ' 09 ' 10 ' 11 ' 12 ' 13
Show Me the Way 967 891 933 712 727 937 912 1062 1551 1028 1112 1128 1067 1069 1236
Predecessor:

Arms of Mary by Sutherland Brothers & Quiver

Dutch Top 40 number-one single

24 July 1976 - 30 July 1976 1 week

Successor:

Nice and slow by Jesse Green

Predecessor:

Arms of Mary by Sutherland Brothers & Quiver

Number 1-hit in the Dutch Single Top 100

24 July 1976 - 7 August 1976 2 weeks

Successor:

Nice and slow by Jesse Green

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