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Aerosmith:
The story of Aerosmith

Rolando Ballesteros

Music Appreciation 105
Professor Freeman
November 25, 2012
I decided to do my paper on Aerosmith for my semester project, because Aerosmith has been around since the 1970’s. Aerosmith artistic blend of genres revolved around hard rock, blues rock, heavy metal, and glam. When the band Aerosmith was formed in the early 1970’s, Aerosmith music rival, the “hard rocking British groups like the rolling stones the Yard Birds, the Who, Cream, and Led Zeppelin” (The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame), matching these groups with their power intensity and notoriety. Aerosmith was America’s band then and still continues to be now. In this paper we will discover, how Aerosmith came to be, including the lead singer Steven Tyler’s many accomplishments for the band Aerosmith, the names of songs written by Steven Taylor, not to mention all the awards that both Steven Tyler, and Aerosmith collectively managed to win over their many years in the music industry, Lastly we will talk about the one composition that best depicts the triumph of the band Aerosmith, ‘Legendary Child’.
“Legends, icons, idols, these are the words used to describe those rare bands that have been adored for a lifetime and immortalized as distinct creators of rock and roll’ (Aceshow.com). This is the story of Aerosmith. Aerosmith was formed in Boston Massachusetts, in 1971, and still are performing today. Aerosmith is an American rock band, sometimes referred to as “The Bad Boys of Boston, and America’s Greatest Rock and Roll Band” (Hypetrak.com). Aerosmith style is rooted in blues-based hard rock, and overtime Aerosmith has changed their style to incorporate elements of pop, heavy metal, rhythm and blues into their style. Before the band Aerosmith was formed, guitarist Joe Perry and bassist Tom Hamilton were together in another band called the Jam Band;...

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