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Peter Frampton

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Peter Frampton's solo career skyrocketed after the release of Frampton Comes Alive!, one of the most successful live albums.

Peter Frampton (born April 22, 1950) is a British musician, best known today for his solo work in the mid-1970s as an "arena rocker". He originally became famous, however, as a member of The Herd and became a teen idol in Britain. He then worked with Steve Marriott (of the Small Faces) in Humble Pie, as well as on albums by Harry Nilsson, Jerry Lee Lewis, and George Harrison. His solo debut was 1972's Wind of Change.

Frampton's solo breakthrough was the six-times platinum Frampton Comes Alive! (1976), which included "Do You Feel Like We Do", "Baby, I Love Your Way" and "Show Me the Way". After his follow-up, I'm in You, was released, Frampton was involved in a serious car crash in the Bahamas. Upon his recovery, Frampton played a part in the Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band film, which failed spectacularly. In the 1980s, Frampton returned to recording, though he has never been able to top the charts since. His latest album is Now, and he embarked on a tour with Styx to support that album.

After the September 11, 2001 attacks, Frampton decided to become a United States citizen. He was active in the U.S. presidential election, 2004 in support of John Kerry. Currently he is recording an instrumental album which will feature special guests such as members of Pearl Jam.

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