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Swift teams up with the Stones

Sunday, June 2, 2013 – Taylor Swift may find that "it's only rock 'n' roll" that she's going to sing tonight,but chances are she's going to like it because she's playing with the Rolling Stones at the band's third and final Chicago show as part of its 50th anniversary tour.

Mick Jagger of the Stones tweeted, "Looking forward to singing with @taylorswift13 tonight! Wonder which song we will do?"

Well it could be a country song, of course, as the Stones have delved into country over the years.

This would not be the first country singer to appea ron stage with the Stones during the tour. Carrie Underwood joined Mick and crew last week in Toronto for a rendition of It's Only Rock 'N Roll (But I Like It).

Lady Gaga and John Mayer also have joined the Stones on this tour.

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