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  1. Peder
    Peder at |

    spice girls and pavarotti..

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  2. Danirahakurmi
    Danirahakurmi at |

    How about when Marilyn Manson and Johnny Depp covered the song You’re So Vain. It’s on Manson’s latest studio album Born Villain.

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  3. Seefool
    Seefool at |

    Phil Collins & Bone Thugs ‘n’ Harmony

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  4. JTHazard
    JTHazard at |

    What about Anthrax and Public Enemy? BRING THE NOISE!!

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  5. Jeff Healey Lovah
    Jeff Healey Lovah at |

    Nothing is weird about Aerosmith and Run DMC's collaberation. It's a pop culture icon and a huge hit. Rock and rap are a perfect mix and some bands are a mix of it themselves like TFK, Manafest, and Linkin Park

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  6. joe
    joe at |

    How about Two is Better than One by Boys Like Girls and Taylor Swift

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  7. Lex
    Lex at |

    The Jay-Z Linkin Park collab wasn't even weird to me. Neither was the #1 pick in my opinion. People made a big deal about it because Eminem used the word "fag" more in his albums back then. NEWS FLASH: He wasn't the first artist/rapper to use that word in his songs but people acted as though he was just because he was in the spot light a lot then.

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  8. Matthew
    Matthew at |

    "Little Drummer Boy" isn't one of my favorite Christmas carols, but I love LOVE the Bowie/Crosby version of it. It just seems like such an odd paring — 70s glam rocker and 40s straight-laced crooner — but their voices work so well together. The fact that it's not a modern-day remix on a computer is even better.

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  9. Michael
    Michael at |

    Great list, one small flaw though. Bing Crosby was not a member of the Rat Pack.

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  10. Alex
    Alex at |

    How about Michael Jackson and Van Halen? On the song Beat it. Good shenanigans

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  11. G
    G at |

    the wildest teamup has to be the entire soundtrack of the film All This And World War II. The history of the 2nd World War using Beatles tunes as background, sung by like 30 artists of all sorts…Leo Kottke doing I Am the Walrus says it all.

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  12. james bell
    james bell at |

    what about nelly and garth brooks

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  13. Amanda Burnam
    Amanda Burnam at |

    I think you should add nelly and tim mcgraw to this list. That was way unexpected.

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  14. XUSNLT
    XUSNLT at |

    Nice list! I'd throw Sting/Puff Daddy into the mix when they sang(?) together for B.I.G. How did Sting get sucked into that cesspool? Seriously. If you recall, they applauded Biggie's mom who did such a great job of parenting that she produced an admitted drug dealer and pimp (not the "cool" pimp, but an actual "I make women sell themselves and give me their money" pimp.) Mr. Dream of the Blue Turtles tumbled a few notches when he did that show.

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  15. Heather
    Heather at |

    Great list!

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  16. PastTime491
    PastTime491 at |

    This is a great list. James Brown is amazing in number 9.

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  17. Topher
    Topher at |

    This is a great list!

    The Traveling Wilburys is my favorite musical collaboration – George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison, Tom Petty and Bob Dylan. I'm not sure if they do or don't fall into the "weird" aspect.

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  18. Tony
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    A few years ago, Trey Anastasio (Phish), Les Claypool (Primus) and Stuart Copeland (The Police) put a band together called Oysterhead. Definitely strange given their different backgrounds and philosophy on music. Trey likes to jam, Stuart wanted structured parts, and Les is… well Les.

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