Steven Tallarico was born in Manhattan on March 26, 1948. Secretary Susan Ray and musician Victor Tallarico had him. Tyler’s classical musician father sparked his early passion in music. His drug use got him expelled from Yonkers’ Roosevelt High School. Later, he graduated from Quintano’s School for Young Professionals
Tyler moved to Boston in the late 1960s and met other Aerosmith members. He met Joe Perry, Tom Hamilton, Ray Tabano, and Joe Kramer. Steven Tyler established and led Aerosmith in 1969.
“Dream On” was re-released in 1976 and reached No. 6 despite being a sleeper hit. “Walk This Way” was a late-year smash. By 1976, they headlined festivals and stadiums.
The band had nearly disintegrated by the end of the decade. Tyler, Perry used heroin and amphetamines. Tyler tried to keep the band together by replacing Perry and Whitford, but a motorbike accident hospitalised him for most of 1981.
Aerosmith has won 7 AMAs, 4 BMAs, 4 Grammys, and 10 MTV VMAs. Aerosmith became more famous after their Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction and Super Bowl performance.
Tyler has collaborated with Run D.M.C. (Walk This Way version), Alice Cooper, Pink, Eminem (for The Eminem Show), and trumpeter Chris Botti. 2016’s “We’re All Somebody from Somewhere” was his debut solo country album.