Peter Frampton


Peter Kenneth Frampton is an English 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.… Read More

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1950 Birth Born on April 22, 1950.


1966 16 Years Old He became a successful child singer, and in 1966 he became a member of The Herd. … Read More
1968 18 Years Old Frampton was named "The Face of 1968" by teen magazine Rave.
1969 19 Years Old In early 1969, when Frampton was 18 years old, he joined with Steve Marriott of Small Faces to form Humble Pie.


1970 - 1972 3 More Events
1973 23 Years Old This album was followed by Frampton's Camel in 1973, which featured Frampton working within a group project.
1974 24 Years Old In 1974, Frampton released Somethin's Happening. … Read More
1975 25 Years Old In 1975, the Frampton album was released. … Read More
1976 26 Years Old 1 More Event
Peter Frampton had little commercial success with his early albums. This changed with Frampton's breakthrough best-selling live album, Frampton Comes Alive!, in 1976, from which "Baby, I Love Your Way", "Show Me the Way", and an edited version of "Do You Feel Like We Do", were hit singles. … Read More
1978 28 Years Old Frampton suffered a near-fatal car accident in the Bahamas in 1978 that marked the end of his prolific period and the beginning of a long fallow period where he was less than his old self.
1979 29 Years Old 1 More Event
He returned to the studio in 1979 to record the album Where I Should Be. … Read More


1980 30 Years Old In 1980 his album Rise Up was released to promote his tour in Brazil, although he suffered another serious setback that year when all his guitars were thought destroyed in a cargo plane crash that killed three people. … Read More
1982 32 Years Old In 1982, following the release of The Art of Control, Frampton tried unsuccessfully to split his ties with A&M Records; he, however, re-signed with the label in 2006 and released his Grammy Award-winning Fingerprints. … Read More
1986 36 Years Old He did, however, achieve a brief, moderate comeback of sorts in 1986 with the release of his Premonition album, and the single "Lying," which became a big hit on the Mainstream Rock charts. … Read More
1987 37 Years Old Frampton played on Bowie's 1987 album Never Let Me Down and sang and played on the accompanying Glass Spider Tour. … Read More


1991 41 Years Old Looking for the band experience again after touring with Bowie, Frampton kept referencing Steve Marriott, and at the beginning of 1991 rejoined his old Humble Pie mate for some shows (Marriott's last English gigs) at the Half Moon in Putney, London. … Read More
1994 44 Years Old In 1994 Frampton wrote and released the album Peter Frampton, the final version of which contained material recorded on Tascam cassette recorders. … Read More
1995 45 Years Old In 1995 Frampton released Frampton Comes Alive! … Read More
1996 46 Years Old 1 More Event
…  His third marriage was to Tina Elfers on 13 January 1996, with whom he had a daughter, actress Mia Frampton who starred as Becca Keeler on Make It or Break It, and a step-daughter by the name of Tiffany Wiest.


2003 53 Years Old In 2003, Frampton released the album Now, and embarked on a tour with Styx to support it.
2004 54 Years Old It was on this tour in 2004 he lost good friend and long time bandmate Bob Mayo.
2006 56 Years Old 1 More Event
He also toured with The Elms, and even appeared in 2006 on the Fox Broadcasting variety show Celebrity Duets, paired with Chris Jericho of WWE fame. … Read More
2007 57 Years Old 1 More Event
On 11 February 2007 Fingerprints was awarded the 2007 Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Album.


Frampton released his 14th studio album, Thank You Mr. Churchill, on 27 April 2010.
He embarked on a UK Tour in March 2011 in support of his new album, visiting Leamington Spa, Glasgow, Manchester, London and Bristol.
2013 63 Years Old In 2013 he performed throughout North America as part of the "Frampton's Guitar Circus" tour which featured periodic guest performers including B.B. King, Robert Cray, Don Felder, Rick Derringer, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Steve Lukather, Sonny Landreth, David Hidalgo Mike McCready, Roger McGuinn and Vinnie Moore.
2014 64 Years Old 1 More Event
On 9 February 2014, Frampton was one of several musicians to participate in The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to The Beatles tribute to The Beatles on the 50th anniversary of their first appearance on American television.
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