09/14/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Steven Tyler Talks Stage Fall, Relieved He Survived

Steven Tyler says that in thousands of concerts he's only fallen off the stage four times, but this last one was worthy of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

"I landed upside down, and after twenty stitches on the back of my head, and a broken left shoulder, I just want to say that I'm plain grateful that I didn't break my neck!" the 61-year-old Aerosmith lead singer said Thursday in his first comments since last week's accident that left him with a broken left shoulder and 20 stitches on the back of his head.

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