Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Mama Kin
3 4:28
2 Dream On
4.6 4:27
3 Same Old Song and Dance
3.5 3:55
4 Seasons of Wither
3 5:28
5 Walk This Way
4.15 3:42
6 Big Ten Inch Record
2.75 2:15
7 Sweet Emotion
4.4 4:36
8 Last Child
4 3:22
9 Back in the Saddle
4.65 4:42
10 Draw the Line
2.6 3:48
11 Dude (Looks Like a Lady)
3.85 4:25
12 Angel
3.25 5:10
13 Rag Doll
4 4:27
14 Janie’s Got a Gun
4.15 5:30
15 Love in an Elevator
4.4 5:24
16 What It Takes
3.5 5:12
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Other Side
Aerosmith 5 4:06
2 Livin’ on the Edge
Aerosmith 4.5 6:21
3 Cryin’
Aerosmith 3.7 5:09
4 Amazing
Aerosmith 3.9 5:56
5 Deuces Are Wild
Aerosmith 3 3:37
6 Crazy
Aerosmith 3.8 5:17
7 Falling in Love (Is Hard on the Knees)
Aerosmith 4 3:29
8 Pink (The South Beach mix)
Aerosmith 4 3:55
9 I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing
Aerosmith 4.5 5:00
10 Jaded
Aerosmith 3.4 3:35
11 Just Push Play (radio remix)
Aerosmith 5 3:13
12 Walk This Way
Run‐D.M.C. 3.65 5:12
13 Girls of Summer
Aerosmith 3 3:15
14 Lay It Down
Aerosmith 3 3:48

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar, guitar, percussion and slide guitar:
Joe Perry (tracks 5–7)
electric bass guitar:
Tom Hamilton (bassist for Aerosmith) (tracks 8–9, 11–16)
bass guitar:
Tom Hamilton (bassist for Aerosmith) (tracks 5–7)
bass guitar [Six string bass]:
Joe Perry (track 9)
trumpet:
Randy Brecker (track 3)
Bruce Fairbairn (tracks 11, 13)
drums:
Joey Kramer (tracks 1–2, 8–9)
drums and percussion:
Joey Kramer (tracks 5–7, 10–16)
flute [wood flute] and harmonica:
Steven Tyler (tracks 1–2)
guitar:
Joe Perry (tracks 8–9)
Brad Whitford (tracks 5–9)
guitar [Lead Guitar]:
Joe Perry (tracks 1–2)
guitar [Rhythm Guitar]:
Brad Whitford (tracks 1–2)
harmonica, keyboard and percussion:
Steven Tyler (tracks 5–7)
bass:
Tom Hamilton (bassist for Aerosmith) (tracks 1–2, 10)
percussion:
Joey Kramer (tracks 8–9)
keyboard:
Steven Tyler (tracks 8–10)
marimba:
Jay Messina (track 7)
baritone saxophone:
Stan Bronstein (track 3)
Ian Putz (tracks 11, 13)
tenor saxophone:
Michael Brecker (track 3)
trombone:
Jon Pearson (track 3)
guitar family:
Joe Perry (track 10)
Brad Whitford (tracks 10–16)
additional clarinet and tenor saxophone:
Tom Keenlyside (tracks 11, 13)
additional trumpet:
Henry Christian (tracks 11, 13)
additional mellotron:
Drew Arnott (track 12)
additional organ:
Jim Vallance (track 13)
additional banjo:
Paul Prestopino (track 8)
additional saxophone:
David Woodford (track 1)
additional horn arranger:
Tom Keenlyside (tracks 11, 13)
additional trombone:
Bob Rogers (tracks 11, 13)
additional background vocals:
Bruce Fairbairn (track 15)
Tom Hamilton (bassist for Aerosmith) (track 15)
Joe Perry (track 15)
Bob Dowd (track 15)
additional engineer:
Ken Lomas (track 14)
additional recording engineer:
Ray Colcord (tracks 1–2)
additional remixer:
Ray Colcord (tracks 1–2)
additional vocals:
Catherine Epps (track 15)
arranger:
Aerosmith (tracks 5–9)
Jack Douglas (tracks 5–9)
assistant engineer:
David Thoener (tracks 5–7)
Sam Ginsburg (tracks 8–9)
Ken Lomas (tracks 11–13, 15–16)
Rod O'Brien (tracks 5–9)
Corky Stasiak (tracks 5–7)
Bob Stoughton (engineer) (tracks 1–2)
assistant producer:
Buddy Verga (production) (tracks 1–2)
background vocals:
Joe Perry (tracks 5–7)
background vocals [backup vocals]:
Joe Perry (tracks 1–2)
composer:
Tom Hamilton (bassist for Aerosmith) (track 14)
Joe Perry (tracks 13, 16)
Fred Weismantel (track 6)
Desmond Child (tracks 12, 16)
Steven Tyler (tracks 1–2, 4, 12, 14, 16)
Jim Vallance (track 13)
engineer:
Adrian Barber (tracks 1–2)
Jack Douglas (track 3)
Mike Fraser (Canadian record producer, engineer and mixer) (tracks 11–16)
Jay Messina (tracks 3, 5–9)
Rod O'Brien (track 3)
Bob Rock (tracks 11–13)
Caryl Weinstock (tracks 1–2)
James A. Ball (track 9)
guest piano:
Scott Cushnie (track 6)
lead vocals:
Joe Perry (tracks 8–9)
Steven Tyler (tracks 1–3, 5–9, 11–16)
lyricist:
Joe Perry (track 16)
Fred Weismantel (track 6)
Desmond Child (tracks 12, 16)
Holly Knight (track 13)
Steven Tyler (tracks 1–2, 4, 12–14, 16)
Jim Vallance (track 13)
mastering:
George Marino (tracks 11–13, 15–16)
Doug Sax (tracks 5–7)
miscellaneous support:
Frank Connelly (tracks 1–2)
David Hewitt (engineer) (tracks 8–9)
David Krebs (tracks 1–2, 5–9)
Steven Leber (tracks 1–2, 5–9)
Leber-Krebs, Inc. (tracks 5–9)
mixer:
Paul O’Neill (US rock producer) (track 9)
Mike Fraser (Canadian record producer, engineer and mixer) (tracks 11–16)
James A. Ball (track 9)
producer:
Aerosmith (tracks 8–10)
Adrian Barber (tracks 1–2)
Ray Colcord (track 3)
Don DeVito (track 10)
Jack Douglas (tracks 3, 5–10)
Bruce Fairbairn (tracks 11–16)
Paul O’Neill (US rock producer) (track 9)
remixer:
David Thoener (track 7)
vocals:
Joe Perry (track 10)
Steven Tyler (track 10)
writer:
Tom Hamilton (bassist for Aerosmith) (track 7)
Joe Perry (tracks 3, 5, 9–11, 15)
Brad Whitford (track 8)
Desmond Child (track 11)
Steven Tyler (tracks 3, 5, 7–11, 15)
phonographic copyright by:
Columbia Records (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Music Entertainment, only use for manufacturing/distribution and copyright holding) (1973) (tracks 1–2)
Columbia Records (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Music Entertainment, only use for manufacturing/distribution and copyright holding) (1974) (track 3)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1975) (tracks 5–7)
Columbia Records (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Music Entertainment, only use for manufacturing/distribution and copyright holding) (1975) (tracks 5–7)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1975) (tracks 5–7)
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1976) (tracks 8–9)
Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Aug 5, 2004 - Oct 1, 2008; do not use if a specific sub-label is available) (1976) (tracks 8–9)
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (1976) (tracks 8–9)
The David Geffen Company (1989) (track 14)
WEA International Inc. (not for release label use! copyrights holder, distributor for the world outside of the US) (1989) (track 14)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1994) (tracks 1–2, 5, 7, 10)
Columbia Records (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Music Entertainment, only use for manufacturing/distribution and copyright holding) (2012) (tracks 1–3, 5–7)
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (2012) (tracks 8–9)
publisher:
Daksel Music Corp. (tracks 1–2, 4–5, 7–10)
Desmobile Inc. (track 11)
Fort Knox Music Co (track 6)
Frank Connelly Music (tracks 1–2)
JuJu Rhythms (tracks 11, 13, 15–16)
Primary Wave Knight (track 13)
Primary Wave Steven Tyler (tracks 11–16)
Some Guy Songs (track 13)
Song and Dance Music (tracks 2, 4–5, 7–10)
Testatyme Music (track 13)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (tracks 11–12, 16)
Vindaloo Productions, Inc. (tracks 2, 4–5, 7–10)
mixed at:
The Record Plant (New York) in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (tracks 5–7)
recorded at:
The Record Plant (New York) in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (tracks 3, 6, 8–9)
The Record Plant (New York) in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1975-02) (tracks 5, 7)
The Cenacle in New York, New York, United States (1977-07 – 1977-10) (track 10)
The Record Plant (New York) in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1977-07 – 1977-10) (track 10)
remix of:
Draw the Line (original album version) by Aerosmith (track 10)
remixes:
sampled by:
Sing for the Moment (explicit) by Eminem (track 2)
The One by Slaughterhouse feat. The New Royales (track 14)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 172) (track 2)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 336) (track 5)
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 408) (track 7)
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Mary's Got a Son (track 14)
Read Ephesians (track 7)
Walk His Way (track 5)
later versions:
Walk This Way (Run-D.M.C. version) (track 5)
recording of:
Angel (track 12)
Back in the Saddle (track 9)
Draw the Line (track 10)
Dream On (track 2)
Janie’s Got a Gun (track 14)
Last Child (track 8)
Love in an Elevator (track 15)
Mama Kin (track 1)
Rag Doll (track 13)
Seasons of Wither (track 4)
Sweet Emotion (track 7)
Walk This Way (track 5)
What It Takes (track 16)

CD 2

electric bass guitar:
Tom Hamilton (bassist for Aerosmith) (tracks 1–3, 5)
electric bass guitar [electric bass]:
Tom Hamilton (bassist for Aerosmith) (tracks 3–4, 6)
trumpet:
Paul Baron (trumpet player) (tracks 3–4, 6)
Bruce Fairbairn (tracks 3–4, 6)
strings arranger:
David Campbell (US based Canadian violinist, composer, conductor and arranger) (track 10)
Suzie Katayama (track 9)
mandolin:
Steven Tyler (tracks 3–4, 6)
drums:
Joey Kramer (track 10)
drums [Polynesian Log Drums]:
Sandy Kanaeholo (tracks 3–4, 6)
Melvin Liufau (tracks 3–4, 6)
Wesey Mamea (tracks 3–4, 6)
Liainaiala Tagaloa (tracks 3–4, 6)
Mapuhi T. Tekurio (tracks 3–4, 6)
Aladd Alatina Teofilo, Jr (tracks 3–4, 6)
drums [Polynesian Log Drums] arranger:
Steven Tyler (tracks 3–4, 6)
drums and percussion:
Joey Kramer (tracks 1–6)
guitar:
Joe Perry (tracks 3–4, 6, 12)
Brad Whitford (tracks 3–4, 6, 10)
harmonica:
Steven Tyler (tracks 3–4, 6)
keyboard [keyboards]:
Desmond Child (track 6)
Richard Supa (American guitarist, singer & songwriter) (track 4)
Steven Tyler (tracks 3–4, 6)
John Webster (tracks 3–4, 6)
keyboard and percussion:
Jason Mizell (track 12)
saxophone:
Tom Keenlyside (tracks 3–4, 6)
baritone saxophone:
Ian Putz (tracks 3–4, 6)
Appalachian dulcimer [dulcimer]:
Joe Perry (tracks 3–4, 6)
trombone:
Bob Rogers (tracks 3–4, 6)
guitar family:
Brad Whitford (tracks 1–2, 5)
additional percussion:
Steven Tyler (tracks 3–4, 6)
additional keyboard:
Desmond Child (track 6)
Richard Supa (American guitarist, singer & songwriter) (track 4)
additional background vocals:
Don Henley (track 4)
additional vocals:
Steven Tyler (track 12)
arranger:
Matt Serletic (track 9)
assistant engineer:
John Aguto (tracks 2, 4)
Alex Dejonge (engineer) (track 9)
Ed Korengo (tracks 2, 4)
Ken Lomas (tracks 1, 5)
Rob Murphy (Engineer) (track 9)
Mike Plotnikoff (tracks 2–4, 6)
background vocals:
Don Henley (track 4)
co-producer:
Jason Mizell (track 12)
Joseph Simmons (US rapper Rev. Run of Run-D.M.C) (track 12)
composer:
Lamont Dozier (track 1)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 1)
Jim Vallance (tracks 1, 5)
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (track 9)
engineer:
Steve Ett (track 12)
Mike Fraser (Canadian record producer, engineer and mixer) (tracks 1, 5)
Jesse Henderson (engineer) (track 10)
Ken Lomas (tracks 2–4, 6)
Allen Sides (track 10)
Dave Thoener (tracks 2, 4, 9)
guest guitar:
Joe Perry (track 12)
guest background vocals:
Steven Tyler (track 12)
Don Henley (track 4)
guest vocals:
Steven Tyler (track 12)
instruments:
The Margarita Horns (tracks 3–4, 6)
lead vocals:
Steven Tyler (tracks 1–6, 10)
lyricist:
Steven Tyler (tracks 1, 5)
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (track 9)
mastering:
George Marino (tracks 1–2, 5)
mixer:
Glen Ballard (track 8)
Mike Fraser (Canadian record producer, engineer and mixer) (track 1)
Dave Thoener (track 9)
Chris Fogel (engineer) (track 8)
Brendan O’Brien (engineer) (tracks 2–6)
performer:
Aerosmith (track 12)
Run‐D.M.C. (track 12)
producer:
Bruce Fairbairn (tracks 1–6)
Rick Rubin (track 12)
Matt Serletic (track 9)
Russell Simmons (track 12)
programming:
John Webster (tracks 3–4, 6)
remixer:
Marti Frederiksen (track 11)
Steven Tyler (track 11)
vocals:
Joe Perry (tracks 3–4, 6)
writer:
Glen Ballard (tracks 7–8)
John Brooks (track 4)
Desmond Child (track 6)
Eddie DeLange (track 4)
Steve Dudas (track 11)
Marti Frederiksen (tracks 10, 13–14)
Edward Holland, Jr. (Motown songwriter) (track 1)
Mark Hudson (US songwriter/record producer) (tracks 2, 11)
Lucky Millinder (track 4)
Joe Perry (tracks 2–3, 6–7, 13–14)
Taylor Rhodes (track 3)
Richard Supa (American guitarist, singer & songwriter) (tracks 4, 8)
Steven Tyler (tracks 2–4, 6–8, 10–11, 13–14)
phonographic copyright by:
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (2001 –) (track 10)
publisher:
Almo Music Corporation (tracks 1, 5)
Arlovol Music (tracks 7–8)
Arnel Music Corp. ( – ????) (track 4)
Beef Puppet Music (track 2)
JuJu Rhythms (tracks 2–3, 6–7, 13–14)
Primary Wave Steven Tyler (tracks 1–8, 10–11, 13–14)
Realsongs ( – ????) (track 9)
Scarsdale Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 4)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (tracks 13–14)
Super Supa Songs (tracks 4, 8)
T. Rhodes Songs (track 3)
Testatyme Music (tracks 1, 5)
Universal Music Corp. (USA, affiliated with ASCAP) (tracks 2–3, 11)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 6)
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 4)
White Pearl Songs (tracks 13–14)
MCA Music Publishing (renamed since c. 1996 as Universal Music Publishing Group) (1992 – ????) (track 3)
Swag Song Music, Inc. (1992 – ????) (track 3)
Taylor Rhodes Songs (1992 –) (track 3)
Colgems-EMI Music Inc. (1992) (track 4)
Desmobile Music Co. Inc. (1992) (track 6)
EMI April Music Inc. (1992) (track 6)
Swag Song Music, Inc. (1992) (tracks 2, 4, 6)
Beef Puppet Music (2001 –) (track 11)
Demon of Screamin' Music Publishing (2001 – ????) (tracks 10–11)
EMI April Music Inc. (2001 – ????) (track 11)
EMI April Music Inc. (2001 –) (track 10)
EMI Blackwood Music Inc. (2001 –) (track 10)
JuJu Rhythms (2001 – ????) (track 11)
Pearl White Music (2001 –) (track 10)
S'More Music (2001 –) (track 11)
Universal MCA Music Publishing (US film music publisher) (2001 – ????) (track 11)
mixed at:
The Living Room (South Shore, MA) in Massachusetts, United States (track 10)
recorded at:
remix of:
Just Push Play by Aerosmith (track 11)
Pink by Aerosmith (track 8)
samples:
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 287) (track 12)
is based on:
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
partial recording of:
recording of:
Amazing (track 4)
Crazy (Aerosmith song) (track 6)
Cryin’ (track 3)
Deuces Are Wild (track 5)
Girls of Summer (track 13)
Jaded (track 10)
Just Push Play (track 11)
Lay It Down (track 14)
Pink (track 8)
The Other Side (track 1)
Walk This Way (Run-D.M.C. version) (track 12)
version of:
Walk This Way (track 12)