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drew an estimated 35,000 this past Monday (11/5/12) in when they performed a pre-Election Day show in the streets of .  The location: in front of 1325 Commmonwealth Avenue, site of the ’s original apartment where they lived from 1970-1972.

“People hung out windows, crowded escapes and stood on roofs on Commonwealth Avenue to watch a free concert meant to encourage voting and promote the band’s new album…” commented Associated Press (11/5/12) about of the biggest events has ever seen.  The city closed the streets and trolley service was even stopped since it runs right in front of the apartment. Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Brad Whitford, and arrived in a duck boat parade with seven other ducks (filled with family, friends and media) from the Garden to the site.

The day began with the designation of 1325 Commmonwealth Avenue as a historic landmark, with a special commemorative plaque placed outside on the building. This honor was bestowed on the by Mayor Tom Menino and the city of . To top it off, will further leave their mark as their handprints are being placed in the sidewalk in front of the building. The significance of the event was underlined by the attendance of the New Patriots Owner Robert Kraft and President Jonathan Kraft, Patriots Tom Brady and Jerod Mayo, along with an array of Patriots cheerleaders who warmed the crowd on a brisk fall day.

Watch the ceremony and concert here:

A highlights package can be seen here:

jumped headlong into a set of eight songs including ones that the played and recorded on their first while living at 1325 Commonwealth Avenue. Among the songs was “Movin’ Out,” from their 1973 debut which TYLER and PERRY wrote on a waterbed in the apartment.  From the new album– MUSIC FROM ANOTHER DIMENSION! (Columbia Records), released yesterday–the fired up “Oh Yeah” and “Lover A Lot.”  As they closed with their nugget “Train Kept A Rollin,” showered the throng with patriotically themed red, white and blue confetti.

Next, continues their “Global Warming Tour,” with a new leg starting November 8 that will reach arenas in 1 cities.

MUSIC FROM ANOTHER DIMENSION!–recently by PEOPLE magazine (9-17-12) as of “5 Must Have Albums For Fall”–marks ’s 15th album.  There has been a ’s brew boiling for 10 years, and they’re about to the off. The was recorded in and at the ’s in Massachusetts; it was produced by Jack Douglas, and Joe Perry, with the exception of three tracks produced by Tyler and Marti Frederiksen. The abounds with highlight after another, including “Out Go The Lights,” “Oh Yeah,” “Luv XXX,” “We All Fall Down,” “Street Jesus” and “Can’t Stop Loving You,” on which Tyler duets with Underwood.  The also includes “Freedom Fighter” which features on backing vocals. The ’s first two singles have been released simultaneously to and are now lighting the airwaves: “What Could Have Been Love” at Hot AC and “Lover A Lot” at Rock, Active Rock, and Classic Rock.

Quotes:

: “To be living in for all these years is beyond humbling. But to return to where was dreamt, is come true full circle!  To be honored at 1325 Commonwealth Avenue to shut the street, invite all our friends, receive a plaque from the Mayor of and put our in cement…just think it could have been our feet!  It’s and the beginning of a life long dream…dream on!”

: “Almost by luck and circumstance the started here but I would have to say in after spending time in countless other cities around the world from Abu Dhabi to London, England, I still would have picked to be the cradle of this band. It’s still my home!”

: “When I was a teenager living way out in the country, I dreamed about moving to and being in a band. Two months after graduating from high school I found myself living in this apartment with my bandmates. I past it every day and is still with me.”

: “So many songs came to life at 1325 Commonwealth Ave. It will always be close to our hearts and souls. It is a true honor to have this historic plaque placed for people to enjoy and embrace the early days of this incredible journey– on!”

: “ I had as a kid to music still burns brightly in my heart. It was at 1325 Commonwealth Ave. that my dream began to come true. I will always hold that memory very dear to me as I will the City of Boston, the place I called home for 0 years and the birthplace of AEROSMITH.”

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