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Aerosmith's debut album

By JOSH GREEN / STAR-TIMES

Aerosmith is the debut studio album by the rock band Aerosmith, and was released on Jan. 5, 1973, by Columbia Records.

“Dream On”, originally released as a single in 1973, became an American top ten hit when re-released on Dec. 27, 1975. The album peaked at number 21 on the US Billboard 200 album chart in 1976.

The album was not a success when it was released on Jan. 5, 1973. To the band’s disappointment, it was not reviewed in Rolling Stone. Moreover, Columbia released Aerosmith at the same time as Bruce Springsteen’s debut album, Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J., for which they made a greate...

 

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