OK folks, I posted earlier today about Big Ones, a 1994 compilation of the mighty Aerosmith. And I’d mentioned about how there seems to be a veritable slew of compilations of this band.
On further reflection, this makes me think that they’re making multiple stabs at compilations because they haven’t hit on the PERFECT collection yet. And here we sit, all-knowing bloggers and Aero-fans, sure that we could do better.
So. This is a call to all you Aero-heads out there.
Let’s play record label (Keeps Me Alive Records, yeah!) and make our own damn compilation. WE NEED YOUR VOTES.
Let’s pick 30 songs. At 15 per disc, that’d pretty much make it a 2CD KMA Ultimate Aerosmith. Are you in? Of course you are.
1) Pick, from their whole catalogue, songs you think HAVE TO BE included.
2) You can go by Greatest Hit, or dark horse personal favourite.
3) There can be live songs, but I don’t generally like live versions on hits discs. That is what live albums are for… please give good reason why live version needs inclusion.
4) HAVE FUN.
Off the top of my bald head, here’s a list of the obvious Hits choices, to save you all typing them in:
Living On The Edge
Love In An Elevator
Same Old Song And Dance
Walk This Way
Back In The Saddle
Janie’s Got A Gun
The Other Side
Well hell, that’s practically CD1 right there. And you’re free to disagree with any of those, though I’m pretty sure they’re most of their biggest songs? Anyway. There are still 16 more spaces… 16!
Drop your coments with your suggestions and let’s make the most amazing Aerosmith compilation EVER!
LET’S AERO-GIVE ‘ER!