Special Sub-Topic: Aeromania
|Does Steven Tyler sing lead on "Bright Light Fright"?|
No. Joe Perry wrote the song that was recorded during the 'Draw The Line' sessions at The Cenacle in Armonk,New York. He ended up singing lead vocal, one of the few Aerosmith songs he sings lead on.
|Who wrote "Chip Away At The Stone" and cowrote "Amazing" with Steven Tyler?|
Richie Supa. Supa and Tyler were drug buddies in the late 70's when Richie gave Steven "Stone" thinking it would be a great Aerosmith song. When they reunited in the early 90's Richie was still into drugs and when they were writitng "Amazing", the people around Steven were afraid that being around Richie would cause Steven to relapse.
|In Aerosmith's version of the Beatles classic "Come Together", who sang the line "I shoot Coca-Cola"?|
Joe Perry. Joe insisted on singing this line because at the time they recorded the song he was at the peak of his extreme usage of the drug.
|Which two members of the band wrote "Sweet Emotion"?|
Steven Tyler and Tom Hamilton. Tom Hamilton came up with the riff and attributed some lyrics, but Steven wrote most of the song,He says the opening verse is about Joe's ex-wife Elyssa Jerret.
|How many times has "Mama Kin" appeared on Aerosmith records in the US?|
7. "Mama Kin" appears on "Aerosmith", "Live! Bootleg", "Gems", "Classics Live", "Pandora's Box", "A Little South Of Sanity", and "O,Yeah".
|Which song of WAS written by a current member of Aerosmith?|
"Sharpshooter". Brad Whitford along with Ted Nugent lead singer Derek St. Holmes formed the band Whitford/St. Holmes when Aerosmith broke up in the late 70's. The song was written by both Whitford and St. Holmes but Brad did get credit.
|Who produced "Get Your Wings", "Toys In The Attic", "Rocks", "Live! Bootleg", "Draw The Line", and "Rock In A Hard Place"?|
Jack Douglas. Douglas was more of a drug buddy then a producer, but he was the producer on those classic albums and he also produced the band's new album, "Honkin' On Bobo".
|On which US album was the song "Mia" originally on?|
"Night In The Ruts". "Night In The Ruts" was released in 1979.
|Was "Movin' Out" on the album "Aerosmith's Greatest Hits" (US)?|
No. "Movin' Out", the first song that the Toxic Twins (Steven and Joe) wrote together was not on the band's first greatest hits compilatation.
|Who signed Aerosmith to Geffen Records? |
John Kalodner. When no one else besides Clive Davis who originally signed them, would give the reunited Aerosmith a chance in the mid 80's John Kalodner did. The band turned down a better deal with Davis' label to as Steven Tyler put it "take shelter in that wonderful beard of John's" and sign with Geffen
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