Steven Tyler

Steven Tyler

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Steven Tyler is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and former television music competition judge. Best known as the lead singer in the Boston based rock band Aerosmith. He is also know as the “Demon for Screamin'” due to his high screams and his wide vocal range. He is also known for his on-stage acrobatics. During his high-energy performances, Tyler usually dresses in bright, colorful outfits with his trademark scarves hanging from his microphone stand. Check out his life…it’s Amazing!


Steven Tyler born on March 26, 1948 as Steven Victor Tallarico.

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Steven Tyler born on March 26, 1948 as Steven Victor Tallarico.

The family moved to Yonkers when he was about nine years old.

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The family moved to Yonkers when he was about nine years old.

In 1965, aged 17, Tyler spent time in Greenwich Village, New York…the highlight of which was seeing a Rolling Stones concert. Tyler states that he and his friends “hung around for a while, buzzing like crazy just because we got to touch them.

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In 1965, aged 17, Tyler spent time in Greenwich Village, New York…the highlight of which was seeing a Rolling Stones concert. Tyler states that he and his friends “hung around for a while, buzzing like crazy just because we got to touch them.

Steven was not so angelic…he did get himself into a bit of trouble. And for that he has a mug shot.

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Steven was not so angelic…he did get himself into a bit of trouble. And for that he has a mug shot.

After moving to Boston in the late 1960s, Tyler eventually met up the musicians that would form the rock group Aerosmith. He reportedly met up with guitarist Joe Perry and bassist Tom Hamilton while they were playing in different bands in the Sunapee, New Hampshire area. Guitarist Ray Tabano (who was later replaced by Brad Whitford) and drummer Joey Kramer joined up with the others to form Aerosmith. The band played its first gig together in 1970, and shared an apartment in Boston.

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After moving to Boston in the late 1960s, Tyler eventually met up the musicians that would form the rock group Aerosmith. He reportedly met up with guitarist Joe Perry and bassist Tom Hamilton while they were playing in different bands in the Sunapee, New Hampshire area. Guitarist Ray Tabano (who was later replaced by Brad Whitford) and drummer Joey Kramer joined up with the others to form Aerosmith. The band played its first gig together in 1970, and shared an apartment in Boston.

In 1972, Aerosmith signed a contract with Columbia Records. The following year their self-titled debut album was released. It featured the song “Dream On,” which was a minor hit. In the early days of the group many comparisons were drawn with the Rolling Stones because their similar bluesy sound and the physical resemblance between Mick Jagger and Steven Tyler.

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In 1972, Aerosmith signed a contract with Columbia Records. The following year their self-titled debut album was released. It featured the song “Dream On,” which was a minor hit. In the early days of the group many comparisons were drawn with the Rolling Stones because their similar bluesy sound and the physical resemblance between Mick Jagger and Steven Tyler.

But with their third album, Toys in the Attic (1975), the band emerged as a leading rock group in its own right. Showcasing their talent for creating hard rock, Aerosmith scored with such hits as “Sweet Emotion” and “Walk This Way.”

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But with their third album, Toys in the Attic (1975), the band emerged as a leading rock group in its own right. Showcasing their talent for creating hard rock, Aerosmith scored with such hits as “Sweet Emotion” and “Walk This Way.”

Their follow-up album Rocks (1976) also had strong sales despite the lack of a breakout single as did Draw the Line (1977). But by the end of the decade, the band was coming apart at the seams.

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Their follow-up album Rocks (1976) also had strong sales despite the lack of a breakout single as did Draw the Line (1977). But by the end of the decade, the band was coming apart at the seams.

Perry and Whitford eventually left the group while Tyler became heavily involved with drugs. Tyler kept the group going by adding new members, but his personal problems affected his creative abilities and Aerosmith was only a shadow of its former self.

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Perry and Whitford eventually left the group while Tyler became heavily involved with drugs. Tyler kept the group going by adding new members, but his personal problems affected his creative abilities and Aerosmith was only a shadow of its former self.

By the mid-1980s, Tyler had gotten his act together after going through a rehabilitation program. In 1986, rap group Run-D.M.C. covered Aerosmith’s famous “Walk This Way” single on their Raising Hell album.

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By the mid-1980s, Tyler had gotten his act together after going through a rehabilitation program. In 1986, rap group Run-D.M.C. covered Aerosmith’s famous “Walk This Way” single on their Raising Hell album.

The rendition featured vocals by Tyler and Joe Perry, and helped push Aerosmith back into the limelight. By 1987, the band had made a successful comeback: That year, Aerosmith released Permanent Vacation, which featured the hits “Dude (Looks Like a Lady)” and “Rag Doll.” The revitalized rock supergroup had more commercial success with its next effort, Pump (1989), which featured such songs as “Love in an Elevator” and “Janie’s Got a Gun.” With the rise of the cable music channel MTV, the band’s videos helped them win over a new generation of fans.

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The rendition featured vocals by Tyler and Joe Perry, and helped push Aerosmith back into the limelight. By 1987, the band had made a successful comeback: That year, Aerosmith released Permanent Vacation, which featured the hits “Dude (Looks Like a Lady)” and “Rag Doll.” The revitalized rock supergroup had more commercial success with its next effort, Pump (1989), which featured such songs as “Love in an Elevator” and “Janie’s Got a Gun.” With the rise of the cable music channel MTV, the band’s videos helped them win over a new generation of fans.

Aerosmith’s winning streak continued with 1993’s Get a Grip, driven in part by such singles as “Livin’ on the Edge,” “Cryin'” and “Crazy.” By the end of 1990s, the group was unable to maintain its chart momentum with later albums. Tyler and his bandmates were still a big draw for concerts with droves of their fans turning out to see the group play live.

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Aerosmith’s winning streak continued with 1993’s Get a Grip, driven in part by such singles as “Livin’ on the Edge,” “Cryin'” and “Crazy.” By the end of 1990s, the group was unable to maintain its chart momentum with later albums. Tyler and his bandmates were still a big draw for concerts with droves of their fans turning out to see the group play live.

Tyler scored another hit earlier that year, signing on to judge contestants on the popular singer reality show American Idol. He, along with Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson, signed on for another season at the judges’ table in 2012.

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Tyler scored another hit earlier that year, signing on to judge contestants on the popular singer reality show American Idol. He, along with Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson, signed on for another season at the judges’ table in 2012.

In January 2012, however, Tyler found himself under fire from the public and the media. His less-than-stellar performance of the national anthem at the NFL playoff game produced a wave of criticism; many objected to the “pitchy” way in which he sang “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Tyler did not publicly respond to his critics’ remarks.

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In January 2012, however, Tyler found himself under fire from the public and the media. His less-than-stellar performance of the national anthem at the NFL playoff game produced a wave of criticism; many objected to the “pitchy” way in which he sang “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Tyler did not publicly respond to his critics’ remarks.

Tyler is the father of four children. In 1976, he had a relationship with model Bebe Buell; they have a daughter, actress Liv Tyler. He was married to model Cyrinda Foxe from 1978 to 1988; they have a daughter, model Mia Tyler. He married Teresa Barrick in 1988, with whom he has two children, Chelsea and Taj Monroe. The couple divorced in 2006. Tyler and model Erin Brady announced their engagement in 2011.

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Tyler is the father of four children. In 1976, he had a relationship with model Bebe Buell; they have a daughter, actress Liv Tyler. He was married to model Cyrinda Foxe from 1978 to 1988; they have a daughter, model Mia Tyler. He married Teresa Barrick in 1988, with whom he has two children, Chelsea and Taj Monroe. The couple divorced in 2006. Tyler and model Erin Brady announced their engagement in 2011.

Steven Tyler Singing “Cryin” With Acoustics Only…AWESOME!