Peter Frampton 1976

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Peter Frampton at the height of his fame on a centrespread poster in Bravo of 9 December 1976.

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Bravo 9 Dec 1976 (Frampton)

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Peter Frampton in an unflattering photo on the cover of Bravo of 9 December 1976. This week 41 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:

• ABBA in America
• Bravo on tour with Peter Frampton
• Introducing Aerosmith’s singer Steven Tyler
• Puhdys, the first East-German band to be allowed to play in the West (in Hamburg)
• Ex-Bay City Roller Ian Mitchell joins the Young City Stars (soon to become Rosetta Stone)
• Gilbert O’Sullivan tries a comeback
• Peter Maffay about his song about a 16-year-old losing his virginity to a 31-year-old (Maffay lost his cherry at 17 to a 29-year-old, her tells Bravo)

Bravo 16 June 1976

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Future Schlager star Ingrid Peters on a motorcycle on the cover of Bravo of 16 June 1976. That week 41 years ago Germany’s youth read about:

• The false rumours of ABBA’s lethal plane crash
• Jethro Tull and Smokie on their Germany tours
• How Status Quo got into a fist-fight with Austrian airport security
• Profile of teenage actress Jodie Foster
• Bay City Rollers strike back at Sweet’s critique of them
• Actor Barry Newman (Petrocelli) at home
• A meeting with Yes keyboard wizard Rick Wakeman
• How disco-trio Silver Convention improved their stage show
• Ron Wood: How he rocks and loves