Where Steven Tyler Met Joe Perry
In the summer of 1966, Steven Tyler was eating french fries at a place called the Anchorage at Sunapee Harbor. A combination restaurant/pinball arcade/hangout, the Anchorage was a place where boaters on Sunapee Lake could dock their boats and get a burger and a soda. According to Tyler, “I’m sitting there eating some French fries and I realize these are the best french fries I’ve ever had in my life… so being me I had to go see who made them. Back in the kitchen, this kid that made the french fries is flipping cheeseburgers. He has long hair over his eyes and thick horn-rim glasses.” It was Joe Perry. At the time, Tyler was in a band called Chain Reaction and Perry would form his own Jam Band. In 1970, the two bands would combine and form Aerosmith.
Checkout the Anchorage’s website at: http://www.theanchorageatsunapeeharbor.com/