Plus: Tyler Sings for Bruins, Swift to Play Airport

October 22, 2010 9:25 AM ET

Steven Tyler Sings National Anthem at Bruins Game
Aerosmith frontman and American Idol judge Steven Tyler made amends for what some consider one of the worst-ever performances of "The Star-Spangled Banner" by singing the National Anthem at last night's home opener for his hometown team, the Boston Bruins. [Blabbermouth]

Taylor Swift to Play Airport
Taylor Swift will perform at JetBlue's Terminal 5 in New York's John F. Kennedy airport on Wednesday. Swift will then board a flight to Los Angeles and treat those passengers to some songs. [Soundspike]

Bands Lined Up for Guided by Voices Tribute Disc
Flaming Lips, Thurston Moore, Blitzen Trapper, Cymbals Eat Guitars and many more will cover their favorite Guided By Voices tracks for a disc due out next year. [Twenty Four Bit]

X, Ray Manzarek to Perform 'Los Angeles' in San Francisco
Punk band X and The Doors' Ray Manzarek, who produced X's classic 1980 debut Los Angeles, will perform that 30-minute-long album in its entirety on December 28 and 29 at San Francisco venue Slim's. X will also play Los Angeles by themselves at a handful of other West Coast dates. [Slicing Up Eyeballs]

Plus: Beyoncé not pregnant, Lady Gaga postpones shows in France and more.

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“I Was Made to Love Her”

Stevie Wonder | 1967

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