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Feature LP: Aerosmith – Pump (1989) 8p ET

Aerosmith Pump CoverPump is the tenth studio album by American rock band Aerosmith, released in 1989. The album was remastered and reissued in 2001.
Pump incorporates the use of keyboards and a horn section on many of the singles (“Love in an Elevator“, “The Other Side”), and contains straightforward rockers (“F.I.N.E.”, “Young Lust“), the ballad “What It Takes”, songs about issues such as incest and murder (“Janie’s Got a Gun“) and drug and alcohol abuse (“Monkey on My Back“), as well as a variety of instrumental interludes such as “Hoodoo” and “Dulcimer Stomp.”

The album has certified sales of seven million copies in the U.S. to date, and is tied with its successor Get a Grip as Aerosmith’s second best-selling studio album in the U.S. (Toys in the Attic leads with eight million). It produced a variety of successes and “firsts” for the band including their first Grammy Award (“Janie’s Got a Gun”). “Love in an Elevator” became the first Aerosmith song to hit #1 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. Additionally, it is the only Aerosmith album to date to have three Top 10 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 and three #1 singles on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. The album was the fourth bestselling album of the year 1990. (Source: Wikipedia)

1. “Young Lust” 4:18
2. “F.I.N.E.” 4:09
3. “Going Down/Love in an Elevator” 5:39
4. “Monkey on My Back” 3:57
5. “Water Song/Janie’s Got a Gun” 5:38
6. “Dulcimer Stomp/The Other Side” 4:56
7. “My Girl” 3:10
8. “Don’t Get Mad, Get Even” 4:48
9. “Hoodoo/Voodoo Medicine Man” T 4:39
10. “What It Takes” 5:11