Quote: "I am in shock hearing this news about David. He was a dear friend and mentor to me. He gave me help when I most needed it. My thoughts are with his wife and children on this very sad day." Guitar great Peter Frampton pays tribute to late pal David Bowie, who lost his battle with cancer on Sunday (10Jan16).
Fact: Bachman Turner Overdrive star Randy Bachman has teamed up with rock greats Neil Young, Peter Frampton and Billy Gibbons on his new album Heavy Blues. The release will also feature a collaboration with late blind blues great Jeff Healey. The album will be released in April (15).
Fact: Rock legend Peter Frampton will perform his 1976 album Frampton Comes Alive in its entirety as part of this year's (11) Montreal International Jazz Festival in Canada. Robert Plant, Diana Krall, John Legend and Sade will join him on the bill for the 32nd annual event in June (11).
Quote: "I don't even know how to spell the 'r' word, the 'retire' word. As far as I'm concerned I wanna book Madison Square Garden for my 100th (birthday)." Rocker Peter Frampton has no plans to retire.