What band did Peter Frampton start with?
At the age of 14, Peter was playing with a band called the Trubeats followed by a band called the Preachers, who later became Moon’s Train, produced and managed by Bill Wyman of the Rolling Stones. He became a successful child singer, and in 1966 he became a member of the Herd.
Who was the first band to smash a guitar?
This piece of performance art inspired guitarist Pete Townshend of the Who, who was the first guitar-smashing rock artist. Rolling Stone Magazine included his smashing of a Rickenbacker guitar at the Railway Tavern in Harrow and Wealdstone in September 1964 in their list of “50 Moments That Changed Rock & Roll”.
Who was lead singer with Van Halen but went solo in 1985?
David Lee Roth
David Lee Roth (born October 10, 1954) is an American rock singer. Best known for his wild, energetic stage persona, he was the original lead vocalist of the hard rock band Van Halen across three stints, from 1974 to 1985, in 1996 and again from 2006 to their disbandment in 2020.
Who was David Bowie’s best guitarist?
Mick Ronson, the best guitarist David Bowie ever had
- Producer and engineer Ken Scott worked with Bowie and Ronson during their all-too-brief collaborative union at the turn of the 70s.
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- David Bowie performing with Mick Ronson at The Marquee Club in London on 20 October 1973.
Did David Bowie Meet the Beatles?
In 1974 David Bowie went to New York to record his ‘white soul’ album Young Americans. In later interviews (see above), he implied that his first meeting with Lennon was a chance encounter. Other accounts by Visconti and others suggest that there was a determined campaign to establish contact.