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Overview (2)

Born in Beckenham, Kent, England, UK
Height 5' 7¾" (1.72 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Peter Frampton was born on April 22, 1950 in Beckenham, Kent, England. He is known for his work on Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978), Almost Famous (2000) and Dazed and Confused (1993). He has been married to Tina Elfers since January 13, 1996. They have one child. He was previously married to Barbara Gold and Mary Lovett.

Family (1)

Spouse Tina Elfers (13 January 1996 - present)  (filed for divorce)  (1 child)
Barbara Gold (1983 - 1993)  (divorced)  (2 children)
Mary Lovett (24 August 1972 - 1976)  (divorced)

Trade Mark (2)

Guitar talk box
Tenor voice

Trivia (8)

His album, "Frampton Comes Alive" (1976), was the biggest selling live album of all time until being surpassed by Garth Brooks album "Double Live" (1998). The single "Baby, I Love Your Way" is a radio standard.
In June 1978, Frampton was involved in a near deadly car accident in the Bahamas, suffering multiple broken bones, a concussion and muscle damage. Dealing with the pain of the accident contributed to a brief period of drug abuse.
Early influences were Cliff Richard, Buddy Holly and Eddie Cochran, and then The Ventures, The Beatles and Jimi Hendrix.
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6819 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on August 24, 1979.
He was awarded a star on the Music City Walk of Fame in Nashville, Tennessee on October 22, 2011.
Knew David Bowie well and both attended Bromley Technical High School in Bromley, London.
Has four children: Jade Frampton, Julian Frampton, Mia Rose Frampton and Tiffany Frampton.
Inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum (MHOF) (2016).

Personal Quotes (8)

The original concept of rock and roll . . . was supposed to be this young angst with mistakes and all. Four or five guys get together, get angry and that's really how it starts, and it's all this energy.
You can read me like a book. If I'm not having a good time, which is very rare, then you'll know.
I stopped singing and they gave me an award.
Recorded music is basically free now. I used to tour to promote a CD, but now I make a CD to promote a tour. I've moved on and live with the new reality, but I do get frustrated when people do dumb things.
The Longer You Love, The Longer You Live, The Stronger You Feel, The More You Can Give.
You can't erase a dream, you can only wake me up.
But we go out as a band because we enjoy each other's company, first of all. And it's the payoff for me, to go out and play my art and still play guitar, which is my life.
[Pablo Picsso] didn't stop painting when he was 41 years old because he felt he wasn't relevant, but he kept going and the painting he made before he died are now worth $40 million.

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