Aerosmith were the top American hard-rock band of the mid-Seventies
Known for an aggressively rhythmic style as rooted in James Brown funk as in more traditional blues, Aerosmith were the top American hard-rock band of the mid-Seventies; if you set foot in a high school parking lot back then, the verbose back-alley numbers on Toys of 1975 In The Attic and Rocks of 1976 were inescapable. But the growing of the members drug problems and internal dissension contributed to a commercial decline that accelerated through the late Seventies and early Eighties. >
Amy Winehouse broke into the music business when, at age 16, a classmate passed on her demo tape.