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They were signed to Tom HamiltonSteven TylerJoey KramerRay TabanoBrad WhitfordColumbia Records in 1972, and released a string of gold and platinum albums, beginning with their 1973 eponymous debut album , followed by '' eponymous debut albumGet Your Wings '' in 1974. In 1975, the band broke into the mainstream with the album '' Toys in the Attic '', and their 1976 follow-up '' Rocks '' cemented their status as hard rock superstars. Two additional albums followed in 1977 and 1979. Their first five... read more

Aerosmith (album)

The photo at right is the original cover, which misprinted the song "Walkin' the Dog" as "Walkin' the Dig". When a second pressing of the album was released in 1976, this error was corrected, and the cover replaced with a modified one made up entirely of the photo of the band members. This second pressing is the more commonly available version of the LP. When reissued on CD in 1993 as a remastered version, the original first pressing artwork was used.==Background==After entering a partnership with... read more

Wikipedia:WikiProject Aerosmith

Some Wikipedians have formed a project to better organize information in articles related to Aerosmith, its members (Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Tom Hamilton, Brad Whitford and Joey Kramer), all Aerosmith songs and albums, and all other related people and topics. This page and its subpages contain their suggestions; it is hoped that this project will help to focus the efforts of other Wikipedians. If you would like to help, please inquire on the talk page and/or see the to-do list.Please feel free... read more

Aerosmith videography

American rock band Aerosmith has released seven video albums and thirty-six music videos. The band and its music have also appeared in numerous films and soundtracks, and have inspired three video games.==Soundtracks==Individual songs appearing on film soundtracks==Song appearances==Individual songs appearing in films/trailers. read more

Rocks (Aerosmith album)

==Background==By 1976, Aerosmith had recorded three albums: '' platinumAerosmith '' (1973), '' platinumAerosmithGet Your Wings '' (1974), and the breakthrough LP '' Toys in the Attic '' (1975), which produced the Top Ten hit " Toys in the AtticWalk This Way " and the popular " Toys in the AtticWalk This WaySweet Emotion ." Although often derided by critics, the band had amassed a loyal fan following from relentless touring and their ferocious live shows. They also began living the rock and roll lifestyle... read more

Greatest Hits (Aerosmith album)

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Nine Lives (Aerosmith album)

''Nine Lives'' is the 12th studio album by American rock band rockAerosmith , released March 18, 1997. The album was produced by Aerosmith and Kevin Shirley, and was the band's first studio album released by rockAerosmithColumbia Records since 1982's '' rockAerosmithColumbia RecordsRock in a Hard Place ''. It peaked at #1 on the Billboard Top 200. One of the album's singles, "Pink" , won a "Pink"Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal .==Production==Early recordings... read more

Somebody (Aerosmith song)

"Somebody" is the B-side to Aerosmith's first single, "Dream On", from their 1973 debut album, ''Aerosmith''. Written by lead singer Steven Tyler and his friend Steven Emspak and released in June 1973, its A-side peaked at number 59 nationally but hit big in the band's native Boston, where it was the number 1 single of the year on the less commercial top 40 station, WBZ-FM, number 5 for the year on highly rated Top 40 WRKO-AM, and number 16 on heritage Top 40 WMEX-AM."Somebody" is driven by a basic... read more

Pandora's Box (Aerosmith song)

"Pandora's Box" is a song by American hard rock band, Aerosmith on their second album, ''Get Your Wings''. The song was written by lead-singer, Steven Tyler, and drummer, Joey Kramer, the first writing credit for Kramer. The song was featured on ''Guitar Hero: Aerosmith'' as a bonus track. "Pandora's Box" was written when Joey found an acoustic guitar in a dumpster outside their apartment, the same guitar Steven used to write the ballad, "Seasons of Wither" with. The track was the B-Side to "Same... read more

Blue Army (Aerosmith)

Aerosmith's Blue Army is the American hard rock band's loyal fanbase. The term was coined by the band around 1975.Davis, S. and Aerosmith: "Walk This Way", page 239. Avon, 1997 "Blue" referred to the blue denim jeans and jean jackets as well as the blue collar demographic of their fans. "Army" referred to their loyalty, youthfulness, and tough demeanor. Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry describes the Blue Army: "We drove up to the gig and the line went around the building, long-haired teenage boys wearing... read more

Dream On (Aerosmith song)

"Dream On" is a power ballad by Aerosmith from their 1973 debut album, ''Aerosmith''.. MTV.com Written by lead singer Steven Tyler, this song was their first major hit and became a classic rock radio staple. Released in June 1973, it peaked at number 59 on the ''Billboard'' Hot 100 but hit big in the band's native Boston, where it was the number one single of the year on WBZ-FM, number five for the year on WRKO and number 16 on WMEX (AM).The album version of "Dream On" (4:28, as opposed to the 3:25... read more

Gems (Aerosmith album)

''Gems'' is a compilation album released by Aerosmith in 1988 (see 1988 in music) under the label Columbia. It was the first compilation of studio material since 1980's ''Greatest Hits''. Concentrating mainly on heavier material than the radio-friendly singles output on ''Greatest Hits'', the album is noted for the inclusion of the 1978 studio version of "Chip Away The Stone" – previously released only as a single . A live rendition of the song had appeared on 1978's ''Live Bootleg''.==External... read more

Crazy (Aerosmith song)

"Crazy" is a power ballad performed by American hard rock band Aerosmith and written by Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, and Desmond Child. It was the final single from their massively successful 1993 album ''Get a Grip''. It was released as a single in 1994 and peaked at #17 on the ''Billboard'' Hot 100, #7 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, and #3 in Canada. In the United Kingdom, it was released as a double-A side with "Blind Man", which reached #23.==Lyrical interpretation==The song's lyrics are about... read more

Rag Doll (Aerosmith song)

"Rag Doll" is a song by American hard rock band Aerosmith. It is from the 1987 album ''Permanent Vacation''. It was released as the final single from the album in 1988. It was written by Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Jim Vallance, and Holly Knight.==Song origin==The song's lyrics were primarily written by Tyler and Vallance, Perry originating the guitar riff, and Vallance writing the bass line. The song was originally titled "Rag Time" but John Kalodner did not like that, so Holly Knight was called... read more

Jaded (Aerosmith song)

"Jaded" is a song by American hard rock band Aerosmith. It was written by Steven Tyler and Marti Frederiksen. The single was released on December 21, 2000 as the first single from the album ''Just Push Play''. The song was debuted publicly at the American Music Awards and was also played at the halftime show for Super Bowl XXXV in January 2001. It was ranked No. 86 on VH1's ''100 Greatest Songs of the '00s''.==Lyrical interpretation and song structure==The song's lyrics are about a girl who is "jaded",... read more


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