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Seventies Cheese – Peter Frampton

The former Herd and Humble Pie guitarist re-emerged in 1975 with a contraption attached to the microphone which he ‘chewed’ to get a wah-wah effect out of his guitar.

The band looked much like the New Seekers only with more hair. Nearly every pub band in Christendom played this number (usually using a wah-wah pedal), even though it would be some time before I could find that out officially (Although I played my first pub gig at 16!)

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  1. Isn’t the modern age wonderful!! It’s great to see and hear these old songs over again. I hope you make this a regular spot on a Friday Rab, such a good start to the weekend.

    Just closing my eyes and going back to the good old days of being young and innocent……..

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