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Steven Tyler Reveals 'We're All Somebody From Somewhere'

06/27/2016
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Steven Tyler

(Radio.com) If Steven Tyler's foray into country music confuses you, you should know that it's not something that sprang up out of the blue. It's been a long time a-comin' apparently, as he explained Friday morning (June 23) on TODAY.

Sitting down with co-host Matt Lauer, Tyler said, "When I was a kid, I had a tiny radio and I ran the wire up to the top of the apple tree because I had no reception." He rigged his device that way allowed him to pick up a radio station in Fort Wayne, IN, even though he was living in New England at the time.

As a result, Tyler heard all sorts of country songs, including one particularly memorable Johnny Horton record. "The B-side was 'All For The Love Of A Girl' and it was the first time I got those feelings inside for music and just in touch with myself with it, in a sexual way, in a life-giving way."

Tyler explained how his solo debut album is an outgrowth of what Aerosmith had been experimenting with for some time. "We would do all kinds of stuff, like 'Cryin.' That's country. Wrote it with Taylor Rhodes down in Nashville."He added, "It was already there. What was a stretch was going there and seeing what I could get."

Shortly after his appearance on the program, Tyler dropped his new single, the self-titled track off his album We're All Somebody From Somewhere. Tyler's solo debut album We're All Somebody From Somewhere will be released July 15. Check out the new song here.

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