“Another song we haven’t played in a long time, probably 30 years. When we were practicing it in rehearsal, my sound mixer, Vinnie Kowalski – a great guy who’s been with me for 14 years – told me it was making him feel very emotional. Suddenly it dawned on him that he was going to mix Frampton Comes Alive! with the guy who actually recorded the album. That meant something quite important to him.
“I don’t say that immodestly, by the way. To get a reaction like that to a song of mine – any song – is incredible. You write a song, somebody responds - that's the whole idea, right?
“And the great thing about Doobie Wah is that it feels so new to me again. I don’t get tired of playing my songs, but it’s terrific to go back to one we haven’t done in a while and find new and different things going on. A lot of fun.”