Rocks (album)

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Studio album by Aerosmith
Released May 3, 1976
Recorded January-March 1976 at The Wherehouse, Waltham, Mass. and The Record Plant, NYC
Genre Hard rock, heavy metal, blues-rock
Length 34:30
Label Columbia
Producer Aerosmith, Jack Douglas
Aerosmith chronology
Toys in the Attic
Draw the Line
Singles from Rocks
  1. "Last Child"
    Released: 1976
  2. "Home Tonight"
    Released: 1976
  3. "Back in the Saddle"
    Released: 1977
  4. "Rats in the Cellar"
    Released: 1977

Rocks is the fourth album by American rock band Aerosmith, released May 3, 1976. Allmusic described Rocks as having "captured Aerosmith at their most raw and rocking".[1] Rocks also ranked #176 on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time and is also noted in musician Kurt Cobain's top 50 favorite albums in his journals.[2] Also, it has greatly influenced several people in the hard rock and heavy metal community, including members of Guns N' Roses and Metallica.[3][4]

Songs from the album[change | change source]

Side one[change | change source]

No. Title Music Length
1. "Back in the Saddle"   Steven Tyler, Joe Perry 4:40
2. "Last Child"   Tyler, Brad Whitford 3:26
3. "Rats in the Cellar"   Tyler, Perry 4:07
4. "Combination"   Perry 3:39

Side two[change | change source]

No. Title Music Length
1. "Sick as a Dog"   Tyler, Tom Hamilton 4:12
2. "Nobody's Fault"   Tyler, Whitford 4:25
3. "Get the Lead Out"   Tyler, Perry 3:43
4. "Lick and a Promise"   Tyler, Perry 3:05
5. "Home Tonight"   Tyler 3:18

Influence in music[change | change source]

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