After leaving the band “Humble Pie”, Peter Frampton’s first four solo albums were critically heralded but failed to be big commercial successes. In the summer of 1975 Frampton was so pleased with his four piece touring band that he decided to embark on recording a live album.
The results were so good that A&M Records encouraged Frampton to consider a double album!
Released in January of 1976 the double album scored three top ten hits and became the best-selling album of 1976, selling over 6 million copies in the US. It remains one of the best-selling live albums to date, with estimated sales of 11 million worldwide.