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I cannot think of anyone more fitting: Peter Frampton to receive the annual Les Paul Spirit Award [Video]

Guitar legend Peter Frampton has been announced as the 2024 recipient of the Les Paul Spirit Award. The event, held on 9 June at a private event at the Gibson Garage Nashville, takes place on what would have been Les Paul’s 109th birthday.

The annual award, created and presented by the Les Paul Foundation in partnership with Gibson Gives (the philanthropic division of Gibson), is awarded to an individual who exemplifies the spirit of the late Les Paul through innovation, engineering, technology and/or music. Previous recipients of the award include Bob Weir, Nile Rodgers and U2 guitarist The Edge.

In addition to the award, a grant from the Les Paul Foundation will be made in Frampton’s name to the charity of his choice.

In 1976, Frampton released what would go on to become one of the greatest live albums in music history, Frampton Comes …

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