Personalities | Peter Frampton | Seventies | Rock

(Guitar, vocals, b. 1950)

Beginning a solo career after leaving Humble Pie, his third album Frampton Comes Alive (1976) was a phenomenal success in America, becoming the best-selling live album of all time. The transatlantic hit ‘Show Me The Way’ featured Frampton’s trademark use of the talk box device. 1977’s million-selling I’m In You was a relative failure and subsequent albums continued the downward spiral. Frampton took a four-year break from music after 1982.

Styles & Forms | Seventies | Rock
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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley


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