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Seth MacFarlane's galloping theme song for 'A Million Ways to Die in the West': Hear the Alan Jackson tune -- EXCLUSIVE

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Western ballads are no stranger to death and bloodshed. Heck, Marty Robbins probably has more people getting shot in his songs than N.W.A. But Seth MacFarlane’s newly released theme song from his mordantly morbid comedy A Million Ways to Die in the West is probably the first ballad dedicated specifically to the act of getting shuffled off the dusty trail of life.

MacFarlane recorded the ditty with country-music star Alan Jackson, and it’s a quick-pickin’ old-timey tune, filled with Elmer Bernstein swells, fiddle sawing, and baritone lines like “six bullets in the gut/or just a paper cut” and “they’ll blast you into shards/for playing good at cards.” Listen to “A Million Ways to Die” below and let us know what you think. After all, you can never go wrong combining westerns and music. READ FULL STORY

Frank Ocean says he'll bring John Mayer to SNL

And thus the rumor mill grinds on.

Odd Future alum and breakout R&B star Frank Ocean tweeted earlier that John Mayer will join him for his performance on SNL’s season opener this Saturday.

Though Mayer’s recent headlines have focused more on his hair and his love life than his music, the rocker did collaborate with Ocean on Channel Orange‘s “White.”

SNL hasn’t confirmed Ocean’s claim, but I’d be willing to bet that the premiere (hosted by Seth McFarlane) packs a few surprises.

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