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BY THE NUMBERS: Aerosmith's 'Toys In The Attic'

Aerosmith's breakout third studio album Toys In The Attic was released 42 years ago today (April 8), and it's 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's 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 reporter. The first man she ever loved was Jack Daniel.  (True story.)