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Each weekday at 8am, Jonathan & Kitty present the 8 at 8. The 8 at 8 is a collection of eight songs, with a combined theme, meaning or unifying idea.

With two minds like Jonathan & Kitty, the song combinations are infinite.  They might be ridiculous too, but it's a infinite ridiculousness, just like Jonathan & Kitty.

Eight at Eight for August 20, 2013: Songs featuring special guests

Today we picked songs featuring special guests helping out on a particular song.

The Beatles' "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" features Eric Clapton on guitar.

The Afro Celt Sound System's "When You're Falling" features Peter Gabriel

U2's "When Love Comes to Town" was recorded at Sun Studios in Memphis with the help of B.B. King.

Iggy Pop's "Candy" features Kate Pierson of the B52's.

Don Henley's "End of the Innocence" features Bruce Hornsby who actually wrote most of the song.

Bruce Springsteen's "Always a Friend" features Alejandro Escovedo

Queen's "Under Pressure" features David Bowie

Willie Nelson covers "Kansas City" with Susan Tedeschi

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08/20/2013 6:22AM
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