Tom Hamilton

Songwriter + Musician + Bassist
Born Dec 31, 1951

Thomas William "Tom" Hamilton is an American musician, best known as the bassist of hard rock band Aerosmith. He has co-written two of Aerosmith's hits, "Sweet Emotion" and "Janie's Got a Gun". Hamilton occasionally plays guitar and sings backing vocals.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Tom Hamilton.


1951 Birth Born on December 31, 1951.


1975 23 Years Old He married Terry Cohen in 1975 and they have two children, Julian and Sage.


In August 2006, he announced that he was diagnosed with throat and tongue cancer and completed a seven-week course of radiation and chemotherapy. … Read More
2011 59 Years Old Hamilton's cancer returned in 2011, and he has since been treated and is recovering well


2013 61 Years Old In April 2013, Hamilton was forced to retire from the band's tour in Australia for health reasons. … Read More
2016 64 Years Old Early in 2016, Hamilton was also announced as the new bassist for Thin Lizzy and will play with them on upcoming reunion shows. … Read More
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