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Frampton in 1980

Source: Wikipedia

Peter Kenneth Frampton (born 22 April 1950) is an English rock musician, singer, songwriter, producer, guitarist and multi-instrumentalist. He was previously associated with the bands Humble Pie and The Herd. Frampton's international breakthrough album was his live release, Frampton Comes Alive!. The album sold more than six million copies in the United States alone and spawned several hits. Since then he has released several major albums. He has also worked with David Bowie and both Matt Cameron and Mike McCready from Pearl Jam, among others. Frampton is best known for such hits as "Breaking All The Rules", "Show Me the Way", "Baby, I Love Your Way", "Do You Feel Like We Do", and "I'm in You", which remain staples on classic rock radio. He has also appeared as himself in television shows such as The Simpsons and Family Guy. Frampton is known for his work as a guitar player and particularly with a Talkbox and his tenor voice.

Fact file

  • Birth name: Peter Kenneth Frampton
  • Born: 22 April 1950 (age 65) Bromley, South London, England
  • Genres: Rock, hard rock, blues rock, soft rock
  • Occupation(s): Singer-songwriter, musician
  • Instruments: Vocals, guitar, talk box
  • Years active: 1966–present
  • Labels: A&M, Virgin, Atlantic, 33rd Street
  • Associated acts: Humble Pie, Bee Gees, The Herd, Frampton's Camel, David Bowie, Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band, Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings
  • Website: www.frampton.com

Read more about Peter Frampton at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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