“Even people at Capitol thought that I wrote the song. They thought I was just playing it cool or something. I said, ‘Nah, this is a song I should have written!’ [Laughs] When we first heard it in Australia, our bass player and drummer just looked right at me and said, ‘This is your story!’ And it’s true – it’s the story of me, Tom Petty, Keith Richards, Slash. That’s it. It’s the story of Steven Tyler!
“It was just a natural for us to do. It still goes over to this day. It’s a fun rock song. And the best thing is, you don’t have to have the pipes of Linda Ronstadt or Rod Stewart to sing it. As a matter of fact, the fact that I don’t sing so well makes it even better.”