Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Peter Frampton streams The Thrill Is Gone from All Blues covers album

Peter Frampton is treaming audio of his version of the 1951 classic, “The Thrill Is Gone”, from his forthcoming covers album, “All Blues.”

The rocker is joined by Sonny Landreth on the tune, which was originally released in 1951 by Roy Hawkins and went on to be a major hit for B.B. King in 1969 while becoming a signature song for the blues icon.

Due June 7, Frampton recorded “All Blues” at his Nashville home studio with his longtime touring outfit of guitarist/vocalist Adam Lester, Rob Arthur (keyboards/guitar/vocals) and drummer Dan Wojciechowski.

"I have always loved to play the blues,” explains Frampton. “When we formed Humble Pie, the first material we played together was just that. For the last two summers I had been playing a handful of blues numbers every night on stage with Steve Miller Band. I enjoyed this immensely and it gave me the idea of doing an 'All Blues' album live in the studio with my band.

“We started the resulting sessions 9 days after coming off the road last year. Over a two-week period, we recorded 23 tracks, all live in the studio. The energy of these tracks is completely different from building a track one instrument at a time.”

“With this recording,”
he adds, “we pay tribute to all the original artists who invented this incredible music. I hope you can hear and feel our enjoyment. I'm not sure if you can say we had fun playing the blues. But we definitely did."

“All Blues” will be available in multple formats, including digital, CD, and 2LP alongside a limited edition translucent blue vinyl color pressing exclusively available via PeterFrampton.com.

In sync with the set’s release, Frampton will launch his farewell tour in Tulsa, OK on June 18.

The guitarist will retire from regular vigorous touring at the end of this year due to his diagnosis of the autoimmune disease Inclusion Body Myositis (IBM), a progressive muscle disorder characterized by muscle inflammation, weakness and atrophy.

$1 of every ticket sold, as well as any donations, will benefit The Peter Frampton Myositis Research Fund at Johns Hopkins, a newly established fund by Frampton and Johns Hopkins, where he's being treated.

Peter Frampton Band
“All Blues”

Release date: June 7

01. I Just Want To Make Love To You (featuring Kim Wilson)
02. She Caught The Katy
03. Georgia On My Mind
04. Can't Judge A Book By The Cover
05. Me And My Guitar
06. All Blues (featuring Larry Carlton)
07. The Thrill Is Gone (featuring Sonny Landreth)
08. Going Down Slow (featuring Steve Morse)
09. I'm A King Bee
10. Same Old Blues

See also:

VIDEO: Peter Frampton performs at Billy Joel 70th birthday show in New York
Peter Frampton to release All Blues covers album ahead of farewell tour
VIDEO: Peter Frampton details degenerative health issue on The Howard Stern Show
Peter Frampton reveals health issue behind farewell tour
Search Peter Frampton at hennemusic