Peter Frampton wants you to buy his guitar
Peter Frampton is a friend of mine.
Well, on Facebook he is anyways. I asked him to be my friend for a few reasons. Partly because he’s an icon of my generation. Frampton Comes Alive! was one of the seminal party albums when I was, well, too young to be partying.
Secondly, he represented an era that seems to have died off, the guitar player. He was all about his guitar. He made the thing sing, cry, and soar. Occasionally he wrapped some pretty good songs around his guitar as well.
Glass Spider was the only time I ever saw Bowie perform. Peter Frampton played lead. It was perfect. Flawless. Amazing to hear. Although I had considered Frampton a party staple, I grew to respect his talent during that concert.
Lastly, I have to support fellow Kentuckians. Peter is auctioning his guitar in Tucson tonight. If I have any friends in Tucson, do me a favor and dig a little deeper for Peter’s cause.
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