Steven Tyler is one of life's natural born survivors. With an exhaustively vibrant personality, this dynamic lead singer has been one of the most distinctive figures in rock music for more than three decades. Raised in a close, loving family, Tyler survived a tough upbringing in the Bronx. His inherent passion for performing and a talent for playing instruments propelled him into rock music as a teenager. He fronted a succession of local bands before meeting the guys with whom he would form Aerosmith in 1970. Laura Jackson reveals the stories behind Tyler's relationships with band members and the many women in his life, his battle with Hepatitis C, and his drug-fueled meltdown during the late 1970s and early 1980s when he was snorting pure heroin. She also explores his visits to rehab in the 1980s which saved his life. Tyler has lived a roller coaster life of excessspending over a million dollars on drugsbut is miraculously still performing.
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About the Author
Laura Jackson's other biographies include Bono: His Life, Music, and Passions; Jon Bon Jovi; Neil Diamond: His Life, His Music, His Passion; and Queen: The Definitive Biography.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
For being a huge fan of aerosmith this is such an amazing book and I feel like I now really know him. I was a bit un sure about the detail in his love life, if it would be too much info if you know what I mean... Lol but I would recommend this amazing book to everyone I know. He is such an amazing man with an unfortunate past but with some faith and help he has become someone incredible and can be a roll model. Hope you guys like it!!!