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Peter Frampton

Peter Frampton got his start playing guitar with the British band the Herd when he was just 16. By the time he was 19, he had formed Humble Pie. By the early ’70s he moved on to another project — Frampton’s Camel — before launching a solo career in 1974. Two years later, his landmark ‘Frampton Comes Alive!’ album made him one of the planet’s biggest stars. The album topped the chart for 10 weeks and spawned three Top 20 singles. In 1978 Frampton was in a car crash that nearly ended his life and temporarily sidelined his career. The same year, he played Billy Shears in the movie ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.’ While he’s hit the Top 10 only one other time since ‘Frampton Comes Alive’ (with 1977’s follow-up, ‘I’m in You’), Frampton continues to release records and tour.

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Peter Frampton Has Apologized to Fan Who Caused Walk-Off

The fan who unknowingly caused Peter Frampton to walk offstage last weekend has received an apology by phone from the singer and guitarist.

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Peter Frampton Fan Regrets Role in Stage Drama

The Peter Frampton fan who unwittingly triggered his walk-off during a recent concert says she regrets her part in the drama.

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Peter Frampton Reportedly Stops Show After Video Incident [UPDATED]

Peter Frampton reportedly stopped a show after he became unhappy with the live video screen displaying shots of a fan waving some of his old album covers.

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Patrick Tewey

Steve Miller and Peter Frampton Celebrate Nearly 50 Years of Friendship at Mountain Jam

Steve Miller and Peter Frampton performed at Mountain Jam over the weekend.

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A&M

40 Years Ago: Peter Frampton Follows Star-Making Album With ‘I’m in You’

Peter Frampton was on top of the world as 1977 started.

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Listen to Peter Frampton’s New Song ‘I Saved a Bird Today’

Most of us have been startled by the sound of a bird hurtling into our window, but most people would never think to use the experience as the catalyst for a song.

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Mike Coppola / Theo Wargo, Getty Images

Peter Frampton and Steve Miller Band Announce Summer Tour

Peter Frampton and the Steve Miller Band will hit the road together this summer for a series of dates that will keep them busy for a couple months.

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Theo Wargo / Alberto E. Rodriguez / Theo Wargo, Getty Images

Tom Petty, Steve Miller and Peter Frampton Announced for 2017 Mountain Jam

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, the Steve Miller Band and Peter Frampton will top the bill at the 2017 Mountain Jam Festival.

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Rick Diamond, Getty Images

Peter Frampton Patiently Explains Why He Doesn’t Perform Humble Pie Songs He Didn’t Record

Peter Frampton has made a lot of music over the course of his distinguished career, and it can be tough keeping track of it all — even, evidently, for some of his more committed fans.

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A&M Records

40 Years Ago: ‘Frampton Comes Alive!’ Hits No. 1 but Spells Disaster for Peter Frampton

'Frampton Comes Alive' reached No. 1 on the Billboard albums chart on April 10, 1976.

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