When Peter Frampton was 16, he was pulling off electrifying licks as a member of The Herd.
When he was 18, he formed Humble Pie and became known as one of the best rock guitarists from the United Kingdom.
When he released his fifth solo album, the double live "Frampton Comes Alive!," he became one of the biggest rock and pop stars on the globe with songs like "Baby, I Love Your Way" and "Show Me the Way."
"Frampton Comes Alive!" continues to be one of the best-selling live albums of all time.
At his shows celebrating the 35th anniversary of the record's release, Frampton plays through its entire tracklist and performs pieces from his Grammy-winning 2006 instrumental album, "Fingerprints."
After the show, you can buy a copy of the performance on CD. (And if you can't make Saturday's concert, you can order a copy at abbeyroadliveus.com.)
For years in Humble Pie and as a solo artist, Frampton played a black Gibson Les Paul guitar with three humbucking pickups instead of the usual two.
Frampton was recently reunited with the guitar, which was believed to be lost when a cargo plane carrying it and other equipment crashed on its way to Panama.
The guitar was recovered and sold to a local musician on Curacao. A friend recognized it as Frampton's famed black Les Paul and two fans (and another friend on the Curacao Tourist Board) joined together to buy the guitar and get it to Frampton.
"I am still in a state of shock, first off, that the guitar even exists, let alone that it has been returned to me," Frampton said in a statement. "I know I have my guitar back, but I will never forget the lives that were lost in this crash. I am so thankful for the efforts of those who made this possible ... And, now that it is back, I am going to insure it for $2 million and it's never going out of my sight again."
Frampton took it to the Gibson Custom Shop for some refurbishing and repairs and has lately been using it on his tours.
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