Aerosmith on the Midnight Special

This Aerosmith appearance on the old Midnight Special is on the edge of hilarious. The costumes were over the top, and Steven Tyler in tight, low-cut in the back satin pants wagging his fanny, and Joe Perry with his guitar at gun-slinger level, looking slightly dangerous, typify the early incarnation of the band trying to create a Rolling Stones kind of vibe.

 

Of course as the years passed and they wallowed in great success, the band Aerosmith's performances became much more sophisticated and well-staged. But this one is fun, it's 1974 and the color clip is a little unstable but the sound is good, and the Train Kept A Rollin'. Rock On! @therealdonrocks

 

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