Peter 'Pete' Frame
(b. 10 November
, in Luton
) is a music journalist, best known for producing intricately-detailed outlines of the history of rock
bands for various magazines. He founded and edited the seminal English Alternative Rock magazine ZigZag
from April 1969 until the late '70's, was an A&R man for B&C Charisma Records, and manager of Starry Eyed and Laughing. Two collected volumes of these Rock Family Trees have been published, and several were used as the basis for a BBC Television
series (named "Rock Family Trees") in the 1990s. He is also author of "Rockin' Around Britain".
In October 2007 his 500-page book - "The Restless Generation - How rock music changed the face of 1950s Britain" - was published by Rogan House.
- Frame, Pete. The Complete Rock Family Trees. Omnibus Press 1993. ISBN 9780711904651
- Frame, Pete. The Restless Generation. Rogan House 2007. ISBN 9780952954071