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Peter Frampton: Somethin’s (Still) Happening

Peter Frampton has decades of experience dealing with misconceptions. The rock star responsible for the massively popular 1976 double LP Frampton Comes Alive has long since come to terms with the fact that his biggest success was both a blessing and a curse. He laughs heartily and says, “I love it when people say, ‘Yeah,

Album Reviews: Three Reissues from Peter Frampton

In 2015, Omnivore Recordings has reissued three albums from Peter Frampton. They’re each quite different from one another, but since they’ve been put into the market at once, that’s how I’ll review them here. — bk Premonition (1986) Though nearly a decade had passed since releasing the blockbuster live album Frampton Comes Alive, Peter Frampton’s

Album Review: Humble Pie — Rockin’ the Fillmore: The Complete Recordings

Ruminating on chronicles of excess, I recall that it was just about two years ago that Rhino Handmade released The Grateful Dead‘s Europe ’72: The Complete Recordings. Some 22 complete shows on 73(!) discs, you’d think it’d be more Dead than anyone could ever want. Of course if you thought that, you’d be – like