Peter Frampton Behind the Music #124

Season 1 Ep 1248/6/2000

In the mid 1970's Peter Frampton came "alive." His blockbuster double album spun on nearly every turntable in America. His photogenic good looks and soaring guitar licks rocketed him to the outer reaches of megastardom. Frampton conquered stadiums around the globe, and touched off a record industry revolution with the biggest-selling album in history. But Frampton's sudden sensational success brought with it the burden of being the most famous man alive. His image quickly became over exposed. After a devastating film flop, Frampton suffered severe injuries in a car accident. He went from superstar to sideman and lost every dollar he ever made.