Tom Hamilton

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Tom Hamilton
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Hamilton with Aerosmith 2010
Background information
Birth nameThomas William Hamilton
Born (1951-12-31) December 31, 1951 (age 69)
Colorado Springs, Colorado
GenresHard rock, heavy metal, blues rock
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter
InstrumentsBass
Years active1970–present
LabelsColumbia, Geffen
Associated actsAerosmith, the Jam Band, Thin Lizzy
Websiteaerosmith.com

Thomas William Hamilton (born December 31, 1951) is an American songwriter and rock musician. He is best known as the bassist for the hard rock bands Aerosmith and Thin Lizzy. He has regularly co-written songs for Aerosmith, including two of the band's biggest hits: "Sweet Emotion" (1975) and "Janie's Got a Gun" (1989).[1][2]

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  1. "Tom Hamilton Biography Aerosmith". Aerosmith Fans. December 3, 2006. Archived from the original on 2011-07-07. Retrieved 2011-07-09. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. Newman, Melinda (August 12, 2009). "Ten Minutes With... Aerosmiths Tom Hamilton". HitFix.com. Retrieved 2011-07-09. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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