"Show Me the Way" is a song written by British-born rock musician Peter Frampton and originally released on his 1975 album "Frampton" and as a single. It gained its highest popularity as a song from his 1976 live album Frampton Comes Alive! The song reached number 6 on the US 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.
According to the Show Me The Way Songfacts, Frampton's talkbox was a device hooked up to his guitar that allowed him to create amplified, distorted vocal sounds with his mouth. The talkbox effect was a huge hit. Many musicians responded by buying one or trying to make their own. More than a few young people lost some tooth cavities when they created faulty talkboxes and sent electric current into their mouths.
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