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Steven Tyler, WOWO, and “Help!”

One of the triggers for the memory I recounted in yesterday’s column, was reading Steven Tyler’s Rolling Stone Interview in RS1237. Lead singer of Aerosmith and a well known Bostonian, Steven recounted how he would rig a wire on his radio so he could pick up radio stations from far away and he specifically mentioned listening to WOWO AM radio Tyler has covered The Beatles with his band, and I like to think that we were both listening to “Help” on that world premiere weekend, 50 years ago!

Here’s a classic example of Aerosmith covering¬† The Beatles’ “Come Together”: