Box of Fire

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Box of Fire
Box set by Aerosmith
Released November 22, 1994
Recorded 1972-1994
Genre Hard rock, blues rock
Length 493:57
Label Columbia
Producer Aerosmith, Adrian Barber, Tony Bongiovi, Ray Colcord, Don DeVito, Jack Douglas, Bob Ezrin, David Krebs, Steve Leber, Gary Lyons, George Marino, Paul O'Neill
Aerosmith chronology
Big Ones
(1994)
Box of Fire
(1994)
Young Lust: The Aerosmith Anthology
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars [2]

Box of Fire is a box set album with all 12 single-disc albums released by Aerosmith under their first contract with Columbia Records. Additionally, the set includes a 20 minute bonus disc of previously unreleased recordings. Box of Fire was released in 1994.

Track listing[edit]

Aerosmith (Disc 1)[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Make It"   Steven Tyler 3:38
2. "Somebody"   Tyler, Steven Emspack 3:45
3. "Dream On"   Tyler 4:27
4. "One Way Street"   Tyler 7:00
5. "Mama Kin"   Tyler 4:27
6. "Write Me a Letter"   Tyler 4:10
7. "Movin' Out"   Tyler, Joe Perry 5:02
8. "Walkin' the Dog"   Rufus Thomas 3:12

Get Your Wings (Disc 2)[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Same Old Song and Dance"   Tyler, Perry 3:53
2. "Lord of the Thighs"   Tyler 4:14
3. "Spaced"   Tyler, Perry 4:22
4. "Woman of the World"   Tyler, Don Solomon 5:48
5. "S.O.S. (Too Bad)"   Tyler 2:51
6. "Train Kept A-Rollin'"   Tiny Bradshaw, Howard Kay, Lois Mann 5:33
7. "Seasons of Wither"   Tyler 5:39
8. "Pandora's Box"   Tyler, Joey Kramer 5:44

Toys in the Attic (Disc 3)[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Toys in the Attic"   Tyler, Perry 3:05
2. "Uncle Salty"   Tyler, Tom Hamilton 4:10
3. "Adam's Apple"   Tyler 4:34
4. "Walk This Way"   Tyler, Perry 3:40
5. "Big Ten Inch Record"   Fred Weismantel 2:16
6. "Sweet Emotion"   Tyler, Hamilton 4:34
7. "No More No More"   Tyler, Perry 4:34
8. "Round and Round"   Tyler, Brad Whitford 5:03
9. "You See Me Crying"   Tyler, Don Solomon 5:12

Rocks (Disc 4)[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Back in the Saddle"   Tyler, Perry 4:39
2. "Last Child"   Tyler, Whitford 3:27
3. "Rats in the Cellar"   Tyler, Perry 4:06
4. "Combination"   Perry 3:39
5. "Sick as a Dog"   Tyler, Hamilton 4:12
6. "Nobody's Fault"   Tyler, Whitford 4:25
7. "Get the Lead Out"   Tyler, Perry 3:42
8. "Lick and a Promise"   Tyler, Perry 3:05
9. "Home Tonight"   Tyler 3:16

Draw the Line (Disc 5)[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Draw the Line"   Tyler, Perry 3:23
2. "I Wanna Know Why"   Tyler, Perry 3:09
3. "Critical Mass"   Tyler, Hamilton, Jack Douglas 4:53
4. "Get It Up"   Tyler, Perry 4:02
5. "Bright Light Fright"   Perry 2:19
6. "Kings and Queens"   Tyler, Whitford, Hamilton, Kramer, Douglas 4:55
7. "The Hand That Feeds"   Tyler, Whitford, Hamilton, Kramer, Douglas 4:23
8. "Sight for Sore Eyes"   Tyler, Perry, Douglas, David Johansen 3:56
9. "Milk Cow Blues"   Kokomo Arnold 4:14

Live! Bootleg (Disc 6)[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Back in the Saddle" (Indianapolis, IN, 4 July 1977) Tyler, Perry 4:25
2. "Sweet Emotion" (Columbus, OH, 24 March 1978) Tyler, Hamilton 4:42
3. "Lord of the Thighs" (Chicago, IL, 23 March 1978) Tyler 7:18
4. "Toys in the Attic" (Boston, MA, 28 March 1978) Tyler, Perry 3:45
5. "Last Child" (The Paradise Club, Boston, MA, 9 August 1978) Tyler, Whitford 3:14
6. "Come Together" (The Wherehouse, Waltham, MA, 21 August 1978) John Lennon, Paul McCartney 4:51
7. "Walk This Way" (Detroit, MI, 2 April 1978) Tyler, Perry 3:46
8. "Sick as a Dog" (Indianapolis, IN, 4 July 1977) Tyler, Hamilton 4:42
9. "Dream On" (Louisville, KY, 3 July 1977) Tyler 4:31
10. "Chip Away the Stone" (The Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, CA, 8 April 1978) Richard Supa 4:12
11. "Sight for Sore Eyes" (Columbus, OH, 24 March 1978) Tyler, Perry, Douglas, Johansen 3:18
12. "Mama Kin" (Indianapolis, IN, 4 July 1977) Tyler 3:43
13. "S.O.S. (Too Bad)" (Indianapolis, IN, 4 July 1977) Tyler 2:46
14. "I Ain't Got You" (Paul's Mall, Boston, MA, 23 April 1973; WBCN-FM radio simulcast) Calvin Carter 3:57
15. "Mother Popcorn/Draw the Line" (Paul's Mall, Boston, MA, 23 April 1973; WBCN-FM radio simulcast / Tower Theater, Upper Darby, Philadelphia, PA, March 26, 1978) James Brown, Pee Wee Ellis / Tyler, Perry 11:35
16. "Train Kept A-Rollin'/Strangers in the Night" (Detroit, MI, 2 April 1978) Tiny Bradshaw, Howard Kay, Lois Mann / Bert Kaempfert, Charlie Singleton, Eddie Snyder 4:51

Night in the Ruts (Disc 7)[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "No Surprize"   Tyler, Perry 4:25
2. "Chiquita"   Tyler, Perry 4:24
3. "Remember (Walking in the Sand)"   Shadow Morton 4:05
4. "Cheese Cake"   Tyler, Perry 4:15
5. "Three Mile Smile"   Tyler, Perry 3:42
6. "Reefer Head Woman"   Joe Bennett, Jazz Gillum, Lester Melrose 4:02
7. "Bone to Bone (Coney Island White Fish Boy)"   Tyler, Perry 2:59
8. "Think About It"   Keith Relf, Jimmy Page, Jim McCarty 3:35
9. "Mia"   Tyler 4:14

Greatest Hits (Disc 8)[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Dream On"   Tyler 4:28
2. "Same Old Song and Dance"   Tyler, Perry 3:01
3. "Sweet Emotion"   Tyler, Hamilton 3:12
4. "Walk This Way"   Tyler, Perry 3:31
5. "Last Child"   Tyler, Whitford 3:27
6. "Back in the Saddle"   Tyler, Perry 4:38
7. "Draw the Line"   Tyler, Perry 3:21
8. "Kings and Queens"   Tyler, Hamilton, Kramer, Whitford, Douglas 3:48
9. "Come Together"   Lennon, McCartney 3:45
10. "Remember (Walking in the Sand)"   Morton 4:05

Rock in a Hard Place (Disc 9)[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Jailbait"   Tyler, Jimmy Crespo 4:38
2. "Lightning Strikes"   Supa 4:26
3. "Bitch's Brew"   Tyler, Crespo 4:14
4. "Bolivian Ragamuffin"   Tyler, Crespo 3:32
5. "Cry Me a River"   Arthur Hamilton 4:06
6. "Prelude to Joanie"   Tyler 1:21
7. "Joanie's Butterfly"   Tyler, Crespo, Douglas 5:35
8. "Rock in a Hard Place (Cheshire Cat)"   Tyler, Crespo, Douglas 4:46
9. "Jig Is Up"   Tyler, Crespo 3:10
10. "Push Comes to Shove"   Tyler 4:28

Classics Live! (Disc 10)[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Train Kept A-Rollin'"   Bradshaw, Mann, Kay 3:20
2. "Kings and Queens"   Tyler, Whitford, Hamilton, Kramer, Douglas 4:46
3. "Sweet Emotion"   Tyler, Hamilton 5:14
4. "Dream On"   Tyler 4:50
5. "Mama Kin"   Tyler 3:41
6. "Three Mile Smile / Reefer Head Woman"   Tyler, Perry / Melrose, Bennett, Gillum 4:54
7. "Lord of the Thighs""   Tyler 7:05
8. "Major Barbara"   Tyler 4:03

Classics Live! II (Disc 11)[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Back in the Saddle"   Tyler, Perry 4:38
2. "Walk This Way"   Tyler, Perry 4:22
3. "Movin' Out"   Tyler, Perry 5:44
4. "Draw The Line"   Tyler, Perry 4:47
5. "Same Old Song and Dance"   Tyler, Perry 5:45
6. "Last Child"   Tyler, Whitford 3:43
7. "Let the Music Do the Talking"   Perry 5:44
8. "Toys in the Attic"   Tyler, Perry 4:04

Gems (Disc 12)[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Rats in the Cellar"   Tyler, Perry 4:06
2. "Lick and a Promise"   Tyler, Perry 3:05
3. "Chip Away the Stone"   Supa 4:01
4. "No Surprize"   Tyler, Perry 4:26
5. "Mama Kin"   Tyler 4:27
6. "Adam's Apple"   Tyler 4:34
7. "Nobody's Fault"   Tyler, Whitford 4:18
8. "Round and Round"   Tyler, Whitford 5:03
9. "Critical Mass"   Tyler, Hamilton, Douglas 4:52
10. "Lord of the Thighs"   Tyler 4:14
11. "Jailbait"   Tyler, Crespo 4:39
12. "Train Kept A-Rollin'"   Bradshaw, Kay, Mann 5:41

Box of Fire Bonus Disc (Disc 13)[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Sweet Emotion" (1991) Tyler, Hamilton 4:33
2. "Rockin' Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu"   Huey "Piano" Smith 2:54
3. "Subway"   Whitford, Hamilton, Kramer 3:29
4. "Circle Jerk"   Whitford 3:40
5. "Dream On" (MTV Anniversary) Tyler 5:44

Certifications[edit]

Organization Level Date
RIAA - USA Gold January 19, 1995

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Box of Fire at MusicBrainz (list of releases)