22 Apr 2015

Marty Duda's artist of the week: Peter Frampton

From Nine To Noon, 11:10 am on 22 April 2015

Peter Frampton became a household name when his double album, 'Frampton Comes Alive' was released at the beginning of 1976, becoming the biggest selling album of that year. But while to many, he seemed like an over-night sensation, Peter Frampton had, in fact been making music for a decade first as a British pop idol with The Herd, then as a rough and ready blues rocker with Humble Pie. Frampton's career seemed to disappear as quickly as it exploded and by the end of the 70s he was all but forgotten. But the veteran rocker continued to release new music and tour… teaming up in the 80s with his old schoolmate David Bowie during his Glass Spider tour. Peter Frampton turns 65 years old this Wednesday.

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