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’...
'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.'
Another of Chuck'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.
There are many great cover songs, but only a few stand out as landmarks, earning themselves a distinction among the best cover versions of all time.
In praise of the stalwart rock guitarist who replaced Peter Frampton in Humble Pie and played with Colosseum, Jack Bruce, Cozy Powell and many others.
Muddy was the first to record Willie Dixon's future blues classic 'I'm Ready,' on 1 September 1954.
On 8 August 1969, Humble Pie released their debut single ‘Natural Born Bugie’, hitting No.4 in the UK and followed by their debut album, ‘As Safe as Yesterday Is’.
In June 1971, even media types who had never liked GFR's populist hard rock style had to concede that they'd become one of the biggest bands of their generation.