NEW YORK (AP) – Joe Perry is feeling the love from fans after he was hospitalized with breathing problems that began after a guest performance with Billy Joel in New York.
The Aerosmith guitarist on Tuesday tweeted: “Doing well, thanks for the love and support.”

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Joe Perry performs with The Hollywood Vampires band June 22, 2018. (Photo by LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)

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(L-R) Musicians Kirk Hammett, Ringo Starr, Joe Walsh, Jimmy Page, and Joe Perry pose on November 13, 2014 (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Perry’s publicists said in a statement that the 68-year-old felt short of breath after the Saturday performance at Madison Square Garden. Paramedics backstage gave Perry oxygen and used a tracheal tube to clear his airway before taking him to the hospital.

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Joe Perry and Kid Rock November 30, 2010 (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for CMT)

The statement said Perry is expected to return to the road this month.
Perry had joined the 69-year-old Joel on stage for a rendition of Aerosmith’s “Walk This Way.”

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Joe Perry (L) and his wife Billie Perry February 18, 2012 (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Keep Memory Alive)

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