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Mary J. Blige to Re-Record Led Zeppelin's Classic With Supergroup

February 4, 2010 (9:39 am) GMT
The 38-year-old R 'n' B singer will cover Led Zeppelin's 'Stairway to Heaven' with superband, which include Travis Barker, Randy Jackson and Orianthi.
Mary J. Blige

has formed a supergroup to re-record classic "Stairway to Heaven". The R&B star has taken over the fabled Studio A at Hollywood's Capitol Records building and recruited drummer , "" judge , 's former touring guitarist and guitar great Steve Vai as her band to record a cover of the rock anthem.

Blige tells Spinner.com, "I think this song is not hard at all because it's based on pure emotion... and once you get lost in the rock 'n' roll moment of it, all you can do is scream to the top of your lungs or go as low as you need to go... It's a spirit thing."

The track will appear as one of the bonus tracks on the re-release of her latest album, "". And now Blige has her sights set on a duet with Led Zep's , "I wouldn't mind, if he doesn't mind. 'Whole Lotta Love' is crazy!"

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