Guest appearance

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In show business, a guest appearance is the participation of an outsider performer (such as a musician or actor) in an event such as a music record or concert, show, etc., when the performer does not belong to the regular cast, band or other performing group.wikipedia
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Cameo appearance

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Cameo appearance
Films based on actual events occasionally include cameo guest appearances by the people portrayed in them.

Show business

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In show business, a guest appearance is the participation of an outsider performer (such as a musician or actor) in an event such as a music record or concert, show, etc., when the performer does not belong to the regular cast, band or other performing group.

Musician

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In show business, a guest appearance is the participation of an outsider performer (such as a musician or actor) in an event such as a music record or concert, show, etc., when the performer does not belong to the regular cast, band or other performing group.

Actor

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In show business, a guest appearance is the participation of an outsider performer (such as a musician or actor) in an event such as a music record or concert, show, etc., when the performer does not belong to the regular cast, band or other performing group.

Sound recording and reproduction

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In show business, a guest appearance is the participation of an outsider performer (such as a musician or actor) in an event such as a music record or concert, show, etc., when the performer does not belong to the regular cast, band or other performing group.

Concert

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In show business, a guest appearance is the participation of an outsider performer (such as a musician or actor) in an event such as a music record or concert, show, etc., when the performer does not belong to the regular cast, band or other performing group.

Performance

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In show business, a guest appearance is the participation of an outsider performer (such as a musician or actor) in an event such as a music record or concert, show, etc., when the performer does not belong to the regular cast, band or other performing group.

Performance art

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In music, such an outside performer is often referred to as a guest artist. In performance art, the terms guest role or guest star are also common, the latter term specifically indicating the guest appearance of a celebrity.

Celebrity

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In music, such an outside performer is often referred to as a guest artist. In performance art, the terms guest role or guest star are also common, the latter term specifically indicating the guest appearance of a celebrity.

Pop music

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In pop music, guest appearances are often described with the words featuring, with, or and. It is abbreviated in credit lists as feat., ft., f/, or f.. In the early days of the pop music industry the bands were relatively stable units, and while guests were not uncommon, they were seldom given credits on album covers.

Story arc

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In a television series, a guest star is an actor who appears in one or a few episodes (sometimes an entire story arc).

Radio

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In radio and television shows, a guest star is a guest on the show who is a celebrity.

Television show

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In a television series, a guest star is an actor who appears in one or a few episodes (sometimes an entire story arc). In radio and television shows, a guest star is a guest on the show who is a celebrity.

Theatre

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Guest appearances have been known in theatre, ballet, and classical music for centuries, with guests both from the home country and from abroad.

Ballet

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Guest appearances have been known in theatre, ballet, and classical music for centuries, with guests both from the home country and from abroad.

Classical music

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Guest appearances have been known in theatre, ballet, and classical music for centuries, with guests both from the home country and from abroad.

Aviation

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The advent of air transport has made this practice much more practical and global.

Conducting

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In classical music, guest orchestra conductors are a common practice.

Contract

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The duration of involvement of a guest artist may vary, from separate short-term acts with fees per concert to fixed temporary contracts for several seasons.

Band (rock and pop)

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In the early days of the pop music industry the bands were relatively stable units, and while guests were not uncommon, they were seldom given credits on album covers.

Eric Clapton

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For example, Eric Clapton was not credited in print for his guitar performance in the release of "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" of the Beatles.

While My Guitar Gently Weeps

For example, Eric Clapton was not credited in print for his guitar performance in the release of "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" of the Beatles.

The Beatles

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For example, Eric Clapton was not credited in print for his guitar performance in the release of "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" of the Beatles.

UK Singles Chart

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Still the term "featuring" was used as early as in the July 1954 UK Singles Chart by "The Four Aces featuring Al Alberts" with "Three Coins In The Fountain" at 5th place.