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Peter Frampton: The Early Years  

Peter Frampton

1950 Born on 22 April in Beckenham, Kent

1958 Learnt the guitar.

1961 Attended Beckenham (later Bromley) Technical School. 

1962 In The Little Ravens group.
Met Dave Jones (later David Bowie) who was taking a class taught by his father, Owen Frampton.

1963 Moved to Bromley Grammar school.
In The Trubeats group.

1964 The Trubeats?

1965 (15) June: Joined The Preachers.
Aug: Hole In My Soul - The Preachers (Columbia single). Produced by manager Bill Wyman

1966 The Preachers split up.
Sept: Joined The Herd (Formed 1965 in West Wickham)

Andy Bown - keyboards
Gary Taylor - bass guitar
Andrew Steele - drums

1967 The Herd

April: I Can Fly - The Herd (Fontana single) Promo film
Sept: From The Underworld - The Herd (Fontana single) No 6 (UK) promo film
Dec: Paradise Lost - The Herd (Fontana single) No 15 (UK) TV

1968 In The Herd
Jan: Paradise Lost - The Herd (Fontana LP)

March: I Don’t Want Our Loving To Die -The Herd (Fontana single) No 5 (UK) promo
Frampton named Face of 68 by Rave! magazine

Oct: Sunshine Cottage - The Herd (Fontana single) 
Left The Herd.

1969 Humble Pie

Jan: Formed Humble Pie with:
Steve Marriott (ex-Small Faces) - guitar
Greg Ridley (ex-Spooky Tooth) - bass guitar
Jerry Shirley - drums
July: As Safe As Yesterday - Humble Pie (Immediate LP) 
Aug 24: Blizen Festival, Belgium film
Sept: Natural Born Boogie - Humble Pie (Immediate single) No 4 (UK) TV clip
Dec: Town and Country - Humble Pie (Immediate LP)

1970 (20) Humble Pie
July: Humble Pie (A&M LP) 

March: Rock On - Humble Pie (A&M LP)
?: I Walk On Gilded Splinters  Colour film(21:21)
Nov: Performance Live at Fillmore East - Humble Pie (A&M Double LP)

Went solo.
May: Winds of Change - Peter Frampton (A&M LP)

1973 Formed Frampton’s Camel
May: Frampton’s Camel (A&M LP)

1974 Solo
May: Somethin’s Happening - Peter Frampton (A&M LP)

1975 (25) Solo
March: Frampton (A&M LP)

1976 Solo
April: Frampton Comes Alive (A&M LP). No 1 (US)
Show Me The Way - Peter Frampton (A&M single) 
June: Baby I Love Your Way  - Peter Frampton(A&M single)
Oct: Do You Feel Like We Do - Peter Frampton (A&M single)

May: I’m In You (A&M single). No 2 (US)
May: I’m In You (A&M LP). No 2 (US)
July: Oakland Coliseum Stadium, CA (colour film 39:02)

Peter Frampton: The Man Who Came Alive - Steve Clarke (1976)
Do You Feel Like I Do?: A Memoir (2020 Hachette)

The Complete Herd: Singles A's and B's (Repertoire CD 2005) 
Definitive Collection - Humble Pie (CD 2006) 
Anthology The History of Peter Frampton (A&M CD 2001)


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