AEROSMITH - Get Your Wings - USA Release 12" LP Vinyl Album

"Aerosmith - Get Your Wings (USA)" is a timeless masterpiece that showcases the power and brilliance of American rock music. From its energetic opening to its emotional and introspective moments, this album encapsulates the spirit of Aerosmith and their enduring legacy This web page has photos of album covers, inner sleeves, record labels together with production details, musicians and track-listing.


AEROSMITH - Get Your Wings USA Release 12" LP Vinyl Album front cover

Album Description:

The year was 1974, and the rock music scene was flourishing with creativity and raw energy. In the midst of this musical revolution, Aerosmith, the quintessential American rock band, released their second full-length album, "Get Your Wings". This album marked a significant milestone in the band's career, solidifying their position as one of the pioneering forces of hard rock. With its powerful vocals, electrifying guitars, and infectious rhythms, "Get Your Wings" remains an iconic release that continues to captivate audiences to this day.

Produced by Frank Connelly of Contemporary Communications Inc., and recorded at the renowned Record Plant Studios in New York, the album showcases the exceptional sound engineering talents of Jay Messina, Jack Douglas, and Rod O'Brien. Their combined efforts ensured that each track on "Get Your Wings" resonated with the perfect blend of intensity and clarity, allowing the band's talent to shine through.

At the core of Aerosmith's sound are the extraordinary talents of its band members. Lead vocalist Steven Tyler's distinctive voice and harmonica skills added a unique flavor to every song. Joe Perry and Brad Whitford's guitars roared with electric energy, delivering powerful riffs and soulful solos that defined the band's signature sound. Tom Hamilton's bass provided a solid foundation, while Joey Kramer's drumming and percussion added an irresistible groove that kept the listeners hooked.

The album kicks off with "Same Old Song and Dance", a high-energy track that sets the tone for what's to come. The relentless guitar work and Tyler's dynamic vocal delivery instantly grab the listener's attention. "Lord of the Thighs" follows suit, displaying the band's ability to seamlessly blend bluesy elements with hard rock.

As the album progresses, we encounter the ethereal soundscape of "Spaced", a brief instrumental interlude that serves as a prelude to the emotionally charged "Woman of the World". This track showcases the band's versatility, with Tyler's heartfelt vocals and Perry's mesmerizing guitar work creating a hauntingly beautiful atmosphere.

Flipping the record to Side Two, we are greeted by the energetic "S.O.S. (Too Bad)". The driving rhythm and infectious melodies make it an instant favorite among fans. "Train Kept a Rollin'" is a cover that Aerosmith made their own, infusing it with their unique style and transforming it into a rock anthem that demands attention.

"Seasons of Wither" slows down the tempo, showcasing the band's ability to craft emotionally charged ballads. Tyler's poignant lyrics and Perry's delicate guitar melodies create an atmospheric experience that transports the listener to another world. Finally, "Pandora's Box" closes the album with a bang, leaving the listener wanting more.

"Get Your Wings" represents Aerosmith's artistic growth and maturity from their self-titled debut album. It showcases their ability to write powerful, memorable songs and their mastery of crafting infectious hooks and riffs. With this release, Aerosmith proved that they were not just another rock band; they were a force to be reckoned with.

The impact of "Get Your Wings" extended far beyond its initial release. It paved the way for Aerosmith's future success and established them as one of the most influential rock bands of all time. The album's influence can be heard in the works of countless rock and metal bands that followed, who were inspired by the band's raw energy, unapologetic attitude, and masterful musicianship.

Music Genre:

 American Hard Rock, Pop 

Album Production Information:

 The album: "AEROSMITH - Get Your Wings (USA)" was produced by: Frank Connelly / Contemporary Communications Inc

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Jay Messina, Jack Douglas, Rod O'Brien

This album was recorded at: Record Plant Studios, New York:

Record Label Information:

 CBS AL 32847

Media Format:

 12" LP Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

 1974 Made in USA
Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: AEROSMITH - Get Your Wings (USA)
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Steven Tyler - Lead Vocals, Harmonica
  • Joe Perry - Guitars
  • Brad Whitford - Guitars
  • Tom Hamilton - Bass
  • Joey Kramer - Drums, Percussion
Complete Track-listing of the album "AEROSMITH - Get Your Wings (USA)"

The detailed tracklist of this record "AEROSMITH - Get Your Wings (USA)" is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. Same Old Song and Dance
  2. Lord of the Thighs
  3. Spaced
  4. Woman of the World
    Track-listing Side Two:
  1. S.O.S (Too Bad)
  2. Train Kept a Rollin'
  3. Seasons of Wither
  4. Pandora's Box


Front Cover Photo Of AEROSMITH - Get Your Wings USA Release 12" LP Vinyl Album


AEROSMITH - Get Your Wings USA Release 12" LP Vinyl Album front cover

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Photo Of The Back Cover AEROSMITH - Get Your Wings USA Release 12" LP Vinyl Album


AEROSMITH - Get Your Wings USA Release 12" LP Vinyl Album back cover

Close up of Side One record's label AEROSMITH - Get Your Wings USA Release 12" LP Vinyl Album

"Get Your WIngs by Aerosmith" Red Colour Columbia Record Label Details: CBS AL 32847

"Get Your WIngs by Aerosmith" Red Colour Columbia Record Label Details: CBS AL 32847

Index of AEROSMITH Vinyl Album Discography and Album Cover Gallery

Aerosmith is an American rock band formed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1970. The band's original lineup consisted of Steven Tyler (vocals), Joe Perry (guitar), Tom Hamilton (bass), Brad Whitford (guitar), and Joey Kramer (drums). They have released 15 studio albums, the most successful of which include "Toys in the Attic" (1975) and "Pump" (1989). Aerosmith is known for their blues-influenced hard rock sound, and they have sold over 150 million records worldwide, making them one of the best-selling music artists of all time. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2001.