Steven Tyler (born Steven Victor Tallarico; March 26, 1948) in Yonkers, New York, son of a a classical musician and pianist would become the lead singer of Aerosmith, an American rock band out of Boston in 1970.
With guitarist Joe Perry & Brad Whitford, bassist Tom Hamilton and drummer Joey Kramer signed by Columbia Records in 1972, came the release of a string of multi-platinum albums resulting in Aerosmith being the best selling American rock band of all time with more than 150 million albums worldwide.
Beginning with a song written by Tyler, “Dream on” entered the Hit Parade in 1973 before a repeat chart entrance in 1976 that gave them their first gold single. Aerosmith added “Walk This Way”, “”Dude”, “Angel”, “Love in an Elevator”, “Janie’s Got A Gun” and “What it takes” million sellers.
Aerosmith has been awarded four Grammy awards and inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2001.
In more recent times, Steven Tyler is a judge on the top rated American Idol TV show.
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