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On December 26, 2017.

On December 26, 2017, James Burns died aged 65. He was television producer and writer, best known as co-creator  (with Robert Small) of “MTV Unplugged”. The show originally aired on “MTV” from 1989 to 1999, featured well-known musicians performing acoustic versions of their songs, among the others Elton John,  Aerosmith, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Nirvana, Mariah Carey, Eric Clapton, LL Cool J, and 10,000 Maniacs.


On November 24, 2008.

On November 24, 2008, Michael Gary Pearson aka Michael Lee died aged 39. He was drummer who toured and recorded with many famous musicians and music acts, including Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, The Cult, Echo & the Bunnymen, Aerosmith, Lenny Kravitz, Jeff Martin, Little Angels,  Ian Gillan, The Quireboys and Thin Lizzy.

On November 6, 2012.

On November 6, 2012, “Columbia” label released “Music from Another Dimension!”, the fifteenth Aerosmith studio album. It was recorded July 2011/ March – April 2012,  at “Pandora’s Box”, “The Boneyard”, “Poppy Studios”, “Swing House Studios”, “Mad Dog Studios”, “Spitfire Studio”, “Retro Activ Studios”, “Briar Patch Studios” and “Hensen Studios”, and was produced by Jack Douglas, Steven Tyler, Joe Perry and Marti Frederiksen. It was band’s first studio album since 2004’s “Honkin’ on Bobo” and the first to feature all-new material since 2001’s “Just Push Play”.


  • Steven Tyler– lead vocals, drums, arrangement, backing vocals
  • Joe Perry– lead guitar, backing vocals, lead vocals
  • Brad Whitford– rhythm guitar
  • Tom Hamilton– bass, lead vocals
  • Joey Kramer– drums, percussion
  • Julian Lennon, Melanie Taylor, Sharlotte Gibson, Laura Jones – background vocals
  • Tom Scott, Jessy J– saxophone tenor
  • John Mitchell– saxophone baritone
  • Bill Reichenbach, Jr.– trombone
  • Gary Grant– trumpet
  • Larry Hall– trumpet
  • Mia Tyler– backing vocals
  • Russ Irwin– piano, backing vocals
  • Carrie Underwood– featured vocals
  • Johnny Depp, Bruce Witkin – background vocals
  • Paul Santo – Hammond organ, keyboards, mellotron
  • Rudy Tanzi– Hammond organ
  • The Section Quartet: Daphne Chen – violin, Eric Gorfain– violin, Lauren Chipman – viola, Richard Dodd – cello
  • Jesse Sky Kramer – drums
  • Zac Rae – piano, synthesizer, electric piano
  • Desmond Child– piano
  • Jesse Kotansky – violin solo
  • Daniel J. Coe – synthesizer, synthesizer, programming, arrangement
  • Rick Dufay– rhythm guitar
  • Jack Douglas– mixing, arrangement, percussion, keyboards, organ; synthesizer, backing vocals; outro piano
  • Marti Frederiksen– pro tools, backing vocals, keyboards, guitar, Roland synthesizer
  • Warren Huart– engineering, mixing, backing vocals
  • Al Schmidt, Chris Lord-Alge, Neal Avron– mixing
  • Anthony Focx– pro tools editing
  • Daphne Chen, Tom Scott– arrangement
  • Casey Patrick Tebo– artwork
  • Slash– inside artwork

Track listing:

  1. LUV XXX – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry
  2. Oh Yeah – Joe Perry
  3. Beautiful – Steven Tyler, Marti Frederiksen, Brad Whitford, Joey Kramer, Tom Hamilton
  4. Tell Me – Tom Hamilton
  5. Out Go the Lights – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry
  6. Legendary Child – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Jim Vallance
  7. What Could Have Been Love – Steven Tyler, Marti Frederiksen, Russ Irwin
  8. Street Jesus – Steven Tyler, Brad Whitford, Joe Perry
  9. Can’t Stop Lovin’ You – Steven Tyler, Marti Frederiksen, Whitford, Kramer, Tom Hamilton
  10. Lover A lot – Steven Tyler, Marti Frederiksen, Brad Whitford, Joey Kramer, Tom Hamilton, Jesse Kramer, Marco Moir
  11. We All Fall Down – Diane Warren
  12. Freedom Fighter – Joe Perry
  13. Closer – Steven Tyler, Marti Frederiksen, Whitford, Kramer
  14. Something – Joe Perry
  15. Another Last Goodbye – Steven Tyler, Desmond Child, Joe Perry


On September 12, 1989.


On September 12, 1989, “Geffen” label released “Pump”, the tenth Aerosmith studio album. It was recorded January–June 1989, at “Little Mountain Sound Studio”, and was produced by Bruce Fairbairn. The album was certified 7 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, and 7 x Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”. In 1990, Aerosmith won “Grammy Award” for the album song “Janie’s Got a Gun”, for “Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal”.


  • Steven Tyler– lead vocals, keyboards, harmonica
  • Joe Perry– guitar, backing vocals
  • Brad Whitford– guitar
  • Tom Hamilton– bass, backing vocals
  • Joey Kramer– drums
  • Bob Dowd – backing vocals
  • Catherine Epps – spoken intro
  • Bruce Fairbairn– trumpet, backing vocals
  • The Margarita Horns (Bruce Fairbairn, Henry Christian, Ian Putz, Tom Keenlyside) – brass instruments, saxophones
  • John Webster – keyboards
  • Randy Raine-Reusch – musical interludes (Appalachian dulcime, didgeridoo, mouth organ, glass harmonica
  • Michael Fraser, Ken Lomas – engineers
  • Mike Fraser – mixing
  • Greg Fulginiti – mastering
  • David Donnelly – mastering supervision
  • Kim Champagne, Gabrielle Raumberger – art direction
  • Andy Engel – logo design
  • Norman Seeff – photography
  • Mark Ryden – tattoo art

Track listing:

  1. Young Lust – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Jim Vallance
  2. I.N.E. – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Desmond Child
  3. Going Down/Love in an Elevator – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry
  4. Monkey on My Back – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry
  5. Water Song/Janie’s Got a Gun – Steven Tyler, Tom Hamilton
  6. Dulcimer Stomp/The Other Side – Steven Tyler, Jim Vallance, Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Eddie Holland
  7. My Girl – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry
  8. Don’t Get Mad, Get Even – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry
  9. Hoodoo/Voodoo Medicine Man – Steven Tyler, Brad Whitford
  10. What It Takes – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Desmond Child


On May 3, 1976.


On May 3, 1976, “Columbia” released “Rocks”, the fourth Aerosmith studio album. It was recorded February–March 1976, at “Wherehouse” and “The Record Plant”, and was produced by Jack Douglas and Aerosmith. “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Rocks” at number 176 at its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of all Times”. The album has been quadruple Platinum in the US by the “RIIA”.


  • Tom Hamilton – bass, guitar
  • Joey Kramer– drums, percussion
  • Joe Perry– guitars, backing vocals, six-string bass, electric bass
  • Steven Tyler– lead vocals, keyboards, electric bass, harmonica
  • Brad Whitford– guitars
  • Paul Prestopino – banjo
  • Jack Douglas– arrangement, backing vocals
  • Aerosmith – arrangement
  • Jay Messina – engineering
  • Rod O’Brien – assistant engineering
  • Sam Ginsburg – assistant engineering
  • David Krebs & Steve Leber (for Leber-Krebs, Inc.) –direction
  • Pacific Eye & Ear– album design

Track listing:

  1. Back in the Saddle – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry
  2. Last Child – Steven Tyler, Brad Whitford
  3. Rats in the Cellar – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry
  4. Combination – Joe Perry
  5. Sick as a Dog – Steven Tyler, Tom Hamilton
  6. Nobody’s Fault – Steven Ttler, Brad Whitford
  7. Get the Lead Out – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry
  8. Lick and a Promise – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry
  9. Home Tonight – Steven Tyler


On March 30, 2004.


On March, 30, 2004, “Columbia” label released “Honkin’ on Bobo”,the fourteen Aerosmith studio album.It was recorded in 2003, at at the “Boneyard”, “The Bryer Patch”, and“Pandora’s Box”, and was produced by Steven Tyler,Joe Perry, Jack Douglas and Marti Frederiksen.

“Honkin’ on Bobo” was certified gold by the “Recording Industry Association of America”.


  • Steven Tyler– lead vocals, harmonica, production
  • Joe Perry– guitar, backing vocals, lead vocals
  • Brad Whitford– guitar
  • Tom Hamilton– bass
  • Joey Kramer– drums
  • Tracy Bonham– vocals
  • Johnnie Johnson– piano
  • The Memphis Horns– brass
  • Paul Santo – piano, electric piano, organ, engineering
  • Jack Douglas– production
  • Paul Caruso– engineering
  • Jay Messina – engineering
  • Bob Ludwig– mastering
  • Marti Frederiksen– production, mixing, engineering

Track listing:

  1. Road Runner – Ellas McDaniel
  2. Shame, Shame, Shame – Ruby Fisher and Kenyon Hopkins
  3. Eyesight to the Blind – Sonny Boy Williamson
  4. Baby, Please Don’t Go – Joe Williams
  5. Never Loved a Girl – Ronny Shannon
  6. Back Back Train – Fred McDowell
  7. You Gotta Move – rev. Gary Davis and Fred McDowell
  8. The Grind – Steven Tyler, Joe Perry and Marti Frederiksen
  9. I’m Ready – Willie Dixon
  10. Temperature – Joel Michael Cohen and Walter Jacobs
  11. Stop Messin’ Around – Joel Michael Cohen and Walter Jacobs
  12. Stop Messin’ Around – Clifford Adams and Peter Green
  13. Jesus Is on the Main Line – Traditional; arranged by F. McDowell


On March 1, 1974.


On March 1, 1974, “Columbia” label released “Get Your Wings”, the second Aerosmith studio album. “Get Your Wings” was recorded in December 1973 and January 1974, at “Record Plant” in New York, and was produced by Ray Colcord, Jack Douglas and Bob Ezrin. The album has been certified triple platinum by the RIAA.


  • Steven Tyler – lead vocals, acoustic guitar, piano, harmonica
  • Joe Perry– guitar, backing vocals
  • Brad Whitford– guitar
  • Tom Hamilton– bass
  • Joey Kramer– drums, percussion
  • Steve Hunter– guitar
  • Dick Wagner– guitar
  • Michael Brecker– tenor saxophone
  • Randy Brecker– trumpet
  • Stan Bronstein – baritone saxophone
  • Jon Pearson – trombone
  • Ray Colcord– keyboards

Track listing:

  1. Same Old Song and Dance – Steven Tyler and Joe Perry
  2. Lord of the Things – Steven Tyler
  3. Spaced – Steven Tyler and Joe Perry
  4. Woman of the World – Steven Tyler and Don Solomon
  5. O.S. (Too Bad) – Steven Tyler
  6. Train Kept A-Rollin – Tiny Bradshaw, Howard Kay, Lois Mann
  7. Seasons of Wither – Steve Tyler
  8. Pandora’s Box 0 Steven Tyler and Joey Kramer