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Report: Steven Tyler Checks Into Dr. Drew's Rehab Facility

May 21, 2008 3:25 PM ET

Us Magazine is reporting that Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler has checked into a rehab facility in California. The sixty-year-old singer checked into the Pasadena Recovery Center, the site where Dr. Drew Pinsky practices and was the setting for Celebrity Rehab. Tyler struggled famously with drugs during the late '70s and early '80s and has been clean since 1986. There was no word as to the reason what addiction Tyler might want to get over. Aerosmith are currently promoting the upcoming release of Guitar Hero: Aerosmith video game.

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Song Stories

“Money For Nothing”

Dire Straits | 1984

Mark Knopfler wrote this song with Sting, and it wasn’t without controversy. The Dire Straits frontman's original lyric used the word “faggot” to describe a singer who got their “money for nothing and their chicks for free.” Even though the slur was edited out in many versions, the band, and Knopfler, still took plenty of criticism for the term. “I got an objection from the editor of a gay newspaper in London--he actually said it was below the belt,” Knopfler told Rolling Stone. Still, "Money For Nothing," undoubtedly augmented by its innovative early computer-animated video, stayed at Number One for three weeks.

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