From the hardest rock bands to the pop savants, the best power ballads transcend time and genre to pull at your heartstrings.
In celebration of one of the UK's most distinguished guitarists and singer-writers of the past five decades.
The Small Faces and Humble Pie frontman, who died in 1991, is gone but never forgotten.
'Frampton Comes Alive' became the multi-platinum sensation of 1976 and produced three major hits in 'Show Me The Way,' 'Baby I Love Your Way' and 'Do You Feel Like We Do.'
1974's 'Somethin's Happening' was an invaluable building block in Frampton’s development into one of America’s biggest stars of the 1970s.
The 1975 album is a fascinating record of what was happening immediately before the English singer-guitarist’s solo career went stratospheric.
The origins of heavy metal are often disputed... We attempt to track down the history of the term and answer the question, Where does heavy metal come from?
Such was the popularity of British band The Herd that the emerging Peter Frampton was dubbed “The Face of ’68.”
The Small Faces and Humble Pie frontman was daring, impudent, uncontrollable and innovative.
Willie Dixon was a fixer, arranger, talent scout, boxer, performer and songwriter, who did more to shape the sound of post war Chicago blues than any other.
By the early 1970s, Humble Pie were undeniably bigger in the US than the UK, but they nudged back into the British charts with the notable live double album 'Performance – Rockin’...
The London-born frontman with the Pirates was about much more than just the classic 'Shakin' All Over.'
The Cumbrian bassist-vocalist packed a whole lot of achievements into a frontline music career of little more than a decade.
Another of Chuck Berry's set texts of rock 'n' roll was making its presence felt on 18 November 1957.
Before he was 22, Ridley had been a co-founder of two key British bands of the late 1960s, Spooky Tooth and Humble Pie.