It’s not too often that the band premieres an unreleased song during a tour, and even less usual for them to perform an unfinished song. This is taken from a radio broadcast on KMET in Los Angeles as the band sits in with DJ Jim Ladd before the upcoming California World Music Festival show. Tyler … More “Bone to Bone” and how it got finished on the road
Sources of leaks are often diverse, but there’s nothing like having the band members taking studio demos directly to a radio station before their release. This has happened quiet a few times over the decades, but this is the first recorded evidence that we’ve found so far. This recording is taken from a radio broadcast … More “Chiquita” the demo that Steven and Joe leaked to the radio in 1979!
A studio tape leaked in recent years with one of the band’s pre-production rehearsal during a break from the road in early 1979. The tape contains several short clips of the band developing and trying to learn the riff sequense for what would become “Three Mile Smile”. It sounds like a later version of the … More “Three Mile Smile” from pre-production rehearsals in ’79, to “Connecticut”, Crespo’s solo, and Perry reclaiming it live in ’84
Night in the Ruts is the sixth studio album by American rock band Aerosmith, released in November 1979, by Columbia Records. Guitarist Joe Perry left the band midway through its recording. The album was initially produced at the band’s Warehouse rehearsal space by Jack Douglas, who had produced Aerosmith’s previous four albums, but later Columbia … More Night In The Ruts (album)
“Downtown Baby / Lay Down Susie” is a song Aerosmith performed live in at least two known occasion: Frolic, Salisbury Beach MA, August 16, 1973, and University of Maine, Orono ME, September 30th 1973. This rarity is a blues rocker, and while a good work, it never really fully catches fire, a sing that these … More “Whit’s Tip/Downtown Baby/Lay Down Susie” the unknown Up-tempo 1973 Blues Song
“Tit for Tat” is an Aerosmith early demo from their 1976 album Rocks. The demo was inspired by Fleetwood Mac 1969’s “Searching for Madge” and eventually evolved into what cake to be “Rat in the Cellar”. “…We had Tit for tat”, based on a “Searching for Madge”, which turned into “Rats in the Cellar”. Brad … More “Tit for Tat” the Fleetwood Mac inspired predecessor to Rats
Before Aerosmith, Joe Perry and Tom Hamilton were in a band called “The Jam Band” with high school friend Pudge Scott. They a recorded self-titled album on August 30th, 1969 with two Shure microphones over an audience at “The Barn” (a club where The Jam Band and The Chain Reaction frequented) and was taped with … More “The Jam Band” Tom and Joe’s 1969 band