Peter Frampton in Atlantic City, NJ on Sunday July 6th, 2014 at 7:30 PM
Frampton is best known today for his multi-platinum selling solo work in the 1970s when he was an arena rocker. He originally became famous, however, as a young member of psychedelic era band The Herd and became a teen idol in Britain. Steve Marriott reportedly wanted to bring the 18 year old Frampton into the Small Faces lineup but when rebuffed, started Humble Pie with Frampton instead.
After touring the US and Europe for two years, he left Humble Pie as the group was gaining popularity because of disdain for Marriott’s hard living lifestyle and screaming boogie rock direction. Aside from his work with Humble Pie, other recordings of this era that feature Frampton include albums by Harry Nilsson, Jerry Lee Lewis, and George Harrison.