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Baby, I Love Your Way (Live) by Peter Frampton

Know Good Classics - #5 (Rock)

Frampton (album) by Peter Frampton (Album Artwork)

I’ve been lacking in the classic rock listening lately, so I thought I’d feature one of my favorite love songs. Maybe this will rekindle my interest in good ol’ rock.

With classic rock songs, usually the live version is better than the recorded – I think the crowd brings out the passion in the musician. Frampton’s lyrics in “Baby, I Love Your Way” may be simple, but that’s what makes it so sweet. The song gets me all mushy every time I listen to it. Hell, it makes me wanna be Frampton’s baby… for the song. I wouldn’t go as far as saying this is the best love song of all time, but it’s in the top two (Atmosphere reference) – at least the live version is. What’s your favorite love song?

A funny/random side note – at around 40 seconds in, he sings, “far away from the city”. Every time I hear him say “city”, it sounds like he’s saying “shitty” – kinda like the owner of City Wok (Shitty Wok) from South Park (the Chinese dude). I get a good chuckle every time I listen to it.

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Peter Frampton Info.:
Genre: Classic Rock, Blues, Pop
Born: April 22, 1950
Hometown: Beckenham, Kent, England, UK
Instruments: Vocals, Guitar, Piano
Member of: Humble Pie, The Herd
Albums: Wind of Change | Frampton’s Camel | Frampton Comes Alive! | […]
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Baby, I Love Your Way Info.:
Album: Frampton
Release Date: 1975
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