The English guitarist was ready for the solo debut that arrived in the spring of 1972.
In celebration of one of the UK's most distinguished guitarists and singer-writers of the past five decades.
The 1975 album is a fascinating record of what was happening immediately before the English singer-guitarist’s solo career went stratospheric.
Such was the popularity of British band The Herd that the emerging Peter Frampton was dubbed “The Face of ’68.”
'He Was Really Sayin' Somethin'' was nothing like the big hit it deserved to be, but it became a much-loved Hitsville highlight.
Before he was 22, Ridley had been a co-founder of two key British bands of the late 1960s, Spooky Tooth and Humble Pie.
Released in 1973, 'Frampton's Camel' is classic early 70s rock, with a melodic hits and set the stage for 'Frampton Comes Alive' a few years later.
This was the festival that began life as the Richmond Jazz Festival in 1960, morphed into the Jazz and Blues Festival in 1963 and had in 1964 played host to The Rolling...
Before going on to become a legendary guitarist in his own right, Peter Frampton was a The Herd, a cult 60s group whose work stil shines.