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Mary J. Blige Goes Rock N' Roll With Travis Barker

February 16, 2010 (4:08 am) GMT
The 'Stronger With Each Tear' singer also tags Randy Jackson, Orianthi and Steve Vai to cover Led Zeppelin's 'Stairway to Heaven'.

teams up with to cover a classic rock n' roll song. Along with the 's drummer, she hits the studio and re-records 's worldwide hit "Stairway to Heaven".

"I was thinking, 'What is the most important rock and roll song in America?' ... and it's this one," she told Entertainment Tonight on why she decided to cover Led Zeppelin's track. "The record is just crazy. I think everybody would appreciate it if I can nail it."

In addition to working with Travis, Mary also gets help from "" judge , 's former guitarist as well as rock veteran Steve Vai who once worked with .

The revamped version of "Stairway to Heaven" will be included in international re-package album of her latest studio installment "". The song is yet to have any release date, while the re-release album is due for March 15 U.S. release.

This is not the first time Mary J. Blige goes rock n' roll. In 2005, she made a live collaboration with for the band's hit single "One" and received standing ovation from the concertgoers. A studio version for the duet was later recorded and appeared in her multi-platinum album "".



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