Born on this day in 1950, Joseph Michael Kramer, aka Joey Kramer, legendary drummer of Aerosmith turns 69. Kramer is credited with originating the name Aerosmith. In his memoir, he revealed that he came up with the name while listening to Harry Nilsson's album Aerial Ballet in 1968, two years before the band was formed. Kramer insists that there is no connection between the name "Aerosmith" and Sinclair Lewis' novel Arrowsmith.
In the meantime, check out Aerosmith performing a song Joey wrote for the Toys In The Attic album "Kings & Queens"