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Peter Frampton
Frampton in 2008
Background information
Birth name Peter Kenneth Frampton
Born 22 April 1950 (1950-04-22) (age 69)
Bromley, London, England
Genres Rock, hard rock, pop rock
Occupations Singer-songwriter, musician
Instruments Vocals, guitar, talk box, keyboard, drums, bass
Years active 1966–present
Labels A&M, Virgin, Atlantic, 33rd Street
Associated acts Humble Pie, The Bee Gees, The Herd, Frampton's Camel, Casey Carleton & His All-Starr Band
Notable instruments
Peter Frampton Signature model Les Paul

Peter Kenneth Frampton (born 22 April 1950) is an English rock musician, singer, songwriter, producer, and guitarist. He was previously associated with the bands Humble Pie and The Herd. After the end of his 'group' career, as a solo artist, Frampton released several albums including his international breakthrough album, the live release Frampton Comes Alive!. The album sold more than 8 million copies in the United States and spawned several hit singles. Since then he has released several other albums. He has also worked with Ringo Starr, 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, Family Guy, and Madam Secretary. Frampton is known for his work as a guitar player, particularly with a talk box and his voice.

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