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WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: (L-R) Musicians Tom Hamilton, Brad Whitford, Joe Perry, Steven Tyler and Joey Kramer of Aerosmith pose at the press junket to announce their new album "Music From Another Dimension" and upcoming dates for their "Global Warming" tour at the House of Blues on September 18, 2012 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Aerosmith‘s breakout third studio album Toys In The Attic was released 43 years ago today (April 8), and its tracks continue to be staples of rock radio and on the band’s setlist.

Just how big was this album for The Bad Boys From Boston?  Here are Toys In The Attic by the numbers.

  • Copies sold in the U.S.: 8 million (Highest selling studio album in Aerosmith’s catalog)
  • Number of tracks on the album: 9
    1. “Toys In The Attic”
    2. “Uncle Salty”
    3. “Adam’s Apple”
    4. “Walk This Way”
    5. “Big Ten Inch Record”
    6. “Sweet Emotion”
    7. “No More No More”
    8. “Round and Round”
    9. “You See Me Crying
  • Highest position on Billboard 200: 11
  • Number of weeks on the Billboard 200: 128
  • Number of tracks that appeared on Billboard Hot 100: 2
    • “Sweet Emotion” (Peaked at #36)
    • “Walk This Way”(Peaked at #10)
  • Number of times tracks from Toys In The Attic appeared in TV/Film/Video Games, per IMDb: 21
    • “Sweet Emotion”: 14
    • “Walk This Way”: 5
    • “Toys In The Attic”” 2
  • Ranking on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 229


Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well-versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice. #TransRightsAreHumanRights