At the age of nine years, Peter Frampton played the guitar in the group The True Beats. The guitarist then as a member of the rock band The Herd became known. He played with Steve Marriott ( of the Small Faces ) in Humble Pie and on albums by Harry Nilsson and George Harrison. His first solo album was 1972 Wind of Change.
Frampton's solo career was six times platinum album Frampton Comes Alive (1976 ) with the hits Do You Feel Like We Do, Baby, I Love Your Way, Show Me the Way. For the 25th anniversary of the publication of Frampton Comes Alive album was released in both a double CD, SACD and DVD- Audio in complete concert version with all that time played songs. After his next album I'm In You Frampton had a serious car accident in the Bahamas. Back on his feet, he played alongside the Bee Gees in the film version of Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band; the film was a sensational failure.
In the 1980s, Frampton returned to the music, but could not build on its previous successes. In 1987 he toured with David Bowie, whose school friend he was, and in the 1990s in Ringo Starr's All Star Band with Gary Brooker ( Procol Harum ), Jack Bruce ( Cream) and Simon Kirke ( Free and Bad Company). After playing with Grand Funk Railroad in 1997, appeared in 1999, the concert recording Live in Detroit as DVD-Video and audio CD. With Bill Wyman and the Rhythm Kings, he toured from 2000 over and over again throughout Europe.
His recent albums are Now by 2003 and fingerprints, which was published in 2006. With the song Do You Feel Like We Do Frampton in 2006 joined together with Ringo Starr in the then largest rock-pop concert in Los Angeles in front of 260,000 spectators. On 27 April 2010 he released his latest album Thank You Mr. Churchill. In summer 2010, Frampton went - sometimes with Yes - on U.S. tour through several cities. In early 2011 launched Frampton a European tour, which repeatedly took him to Germany. 2013 he appeared as a special guest at the concerts of Deep Purple.