NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry was hospitalized with breathing problems that began after a guest performance with Billy Joel in New York on Saturday night.
Perry’s publicists said in a statement Sunday that the musician is alert and responsive in the hospital and is expected to return to the road later this month.READ MORE: NYCFC Rallies Late In Second Half, Stuns Philadelphia Union For Spot In MLS Cup Final
The statement says Perry felt short of breath after the performance at Madison Square Garden. It adds paramedics backstage gave Perry oxygen and used a tracheal tube to clear his airway before taking him to the hospital.Eagles Remain Undefeated In Their History Against Jets, Score On First 7 Possessions In Easy Win
Perry had to cancel a Sunday appearance at a rock fantasy camp in Florida.
The 68-year-old Perry had joined the 69-year-old Joel on stage on Saturday for a rendition of Aerosmith’s “Walk This Way.”MORE NEWS: Giants' Offense Sputters, Tagovailova Leads Dolphins To 5th Straight Win
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