7 Classic Rock Songs To Summarize The Career Of Joe Perry

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Joe Perry was responsible for inspiring thousands of young guitarists to pick up their instruments, and by that, he was also responsible for providing some of the Aerosmith’s greatest hits. We look back at the 7 Classic Rock Songs To Summarize The Career Of Joe Perry.

1. Crazy

One of the band’s power ballad, and was written by both Joe Perry, Desmond Child, and Steven Tyler. Featured as the final single from the band’s most successful album, Get A Grip which was released in May 1994.

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2. Cryin’

The collaboration of Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, and Taylor Rhodes released by Geffen Records in June 1993. Featured as the band’s single on their album Get A Grip and peaked at number 12 on the US Billboard Hot 100, and at number 60 by the end of the year. 

 

3. Draw The Line

Written by Joe Perry and Steven Tyler featured and the band’s title track and first single from their album, Draw The Line released in 1977. The song reached #42 on the  Billboard Hot 100 and included it on their album Greatest Hits.

 

4. Let the Music Do the Talking

Let the Music Do the Talking was one of Joe Perry’s solo works after he left Aerosmith and formed his new band The Joe Perry Project. The title track from their album,  Let the Music Do the Talking which was released in 1980. 

 

5. Livin’ on the Edge

Written by Joe Perry along with Steven Tyler and Mark Hudson. Featured on their 1993 album, Get A Grip released as the first single. The song peaked at #18 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and #3 on the Cash Box Top 100, and then number one on the Billboard Album Rock Tracks chart for nine-week weeks. 

 

6. Toys in the Attic

Written by Joe Perry alongside Steven Tyler, and the opening track as well as the title track for their third album, Toys in the Attic, released in 1975. The band’s bestselling studio album in the United States.

 

7. Walk This Way

Written by Joe Perry with Steven Tyler and originally released as the band’s second single from their third studio album, Toys in the Attic in 1975. The song reached number 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 in early 1977 — it was also the song that helped them to be on the limelight and achieved their mainstream success. 

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