“Frampton Comes Alive!” Recording Locations

Frampton Comes Alive!

Frampton Comes Alive!

Released on January 6, 1976, Peter Frampton’s Frampton Comes Alive! Is one of the best selling live albums of all-time. The album spent 10 weeks on top of the Billboard Top 200 and sold over six million copies. The album was recorded at four different locations in San Rafael, CA; San Francisco,  CA; Commack, NY;  and Plattsburgh, NY.

Marin Veterans Memorial Auditorium at 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael, CA on June 13, 1975.

Marin Veterans Memorial Auditorium in San Rafael, CA.

Marin Veterans Memorial Auditorium in San Rafael, CA.

 

Map of San Rafael, CA.

Map of San Rafael, CA.

 

Winterland Ballroom, San Francisco, CA on June 14, 1975. Now demolished, former location at the corner of Steiner and Post Streets.  For more info on the Winterland, click here.

The Winterland Ballroom in 1985.

The Winterland Ballroom in 1985.

 

The site of the Winterland today.

The site of the Winterland today.

 

Map of San Francisco and the Winterland Ballroom location.

Map of San Francisco and the Winterland Ballroom location.

 

Long Island Arena, Commack, NY on August 24, 1975. Now demolished, former location at King Kullen Plaza, 98 Veterans’ Memorial Hwy, Commack, NY.

Photo of the old Long Island Arena.

Photo of the old Long Island Arena.

 

The location of the former Long Island Arena today.

The location of the former Long Island Arena today.

 

Map of the former location of the Long Island Arena.

Map of the former location of the Long Island Arena.

 

Memorial Hall at State University of New York at Plattsburgh, NY on November 22, 1975. The auditorium/gymnasium sits near the intersection on Rugar Street near the intersection of Broad Street.

Memorial Hall at Plattsburgh, NY

Memorial Hall at Plattsburgh, NY.

 

Map of Plattsburgh, NY

Map of Plattsburgh, NY.



Required Listening:

  1. Show Me The Way
  2. Do You Feel Like We Do
  3. Baby I Love Your Way