The 50 best Glastonbury Festival performances ever…COUNTDOWN

The 50 best Glastonbury Festival performances ever…COUNTDOWN

jeanniejeanniejeannie.co.uk BLOG Monday 27th June 2022

 

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

 

TOP 50 OF THE DAY

COUNTDOWN – The 50 best Glastonbury Festival performances ever

 

Will 2022’s headliners add to the mix?

 

Since 1970, Glastonbury Festival has seen some truly astonishing sets. So, listed by band, stage/tent and year, we’re counting down the 50 greatest performances in Glastonbury history…

 

50 The Levellers, Pyramid, 1994

49 Dolly Parton, Pyramid, 2014

48 The Beat, Lost Vagueness, 2004

47 The Chemical Brothers, Other, 2011

46 Galliano, Pyramid, 1994

45 Jonathan Richman, Second Stage, 1985

44 Al Green, Pyramid, 1999

43 Terry Reid, Pyramid, 1971

42 Pet Shop Boys, Pyramid Stage, 2000

41 New Order, Pyramid, 1981

40 Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Pyramid, 2009

39 Bastille, John Peel, 2013

38 English National Opera, Pyramid, 2004

37 Stormzy, Pyramid, 2019

36 LCD Soundsystem, Other, 2016

35 The Smiths, Pyramid, 1984

34 The Who, Pyramid, 2007

33 Dizzee Rascal, Pyramid, 2009

32 Peter Gabriel, Pyramid, 1979

31 Scissor Sisters, Pyramid, 2004

30 Jay-Z, Pyramid, 2008

29 Portishead, Acoustic, 1995

28 Neil Young, Pyramid, 2009

27 Plastikman, Dance, 1995

26 Echo and the Bunnymen, Pyramid, 1985

25 Tony Bennett, Pyramid, 1998

24 Faithless, Pyramid, 2002

23 Lizzo, West Holts, 2019

22 Adele, Pyramid, 2016

21 Curtis Mayfield, Pyramid, 1983

20 David Bowie, Pyramid, 2000

19 808 State, NME, 1992

18 Paul McCartney, Pyramid, 2004

17 Coldplay, Pyramid, 2005

16 Fatboy Slim, Lost Vagueness, 2007

15 Lionel Richie, Pyramid, 2015

14 Blur, Pyramid, 2009

13 Pixies, Pyramid, 1989

12 Johnny Cash, Pyramid, 1994

11 Pulp, Pyramid, 1995

10 Baaba Maal, Jazz World, 1993

9  The Prodigy, NME, 1995

8  The Cure, Pyramid, 1986

7  The Lost Tee-Shirts of Atlantis, random marquee, 1990

6  The Stooges, Other, 2007

5  Beyoncé, Pyramid, 2011

4  Rolling Stones, Pyramid, 2013

3  Radiohead, Pyramid, 1997

2  Orbital, NME, 1994

1  Leonard Cohen, Pyramid, 2008

 

By Thomas H Green – The Daily Telegraph

 

REMEMBER: The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.

– Nicolas Chamfort

 

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY

“If you own this story you get to write the ending.” ― Brené Brown, author and professor.

HAPPINESS IS…

Happiness is…watching a Glastonbury class act!

GRANDAD’S ONE LINER JOKE OF THE DAY

“There are only three ages for women in Hollywood: babe, district attorney and Driving Miss Daisy.”

—Elise (Goldie Hawn), The First Wives Club.

LOVE IS…

Love is…being partners for life.

PEARLS OF WISDOM

“Experience is something you don’t get until just after you need it.”

TURN…TURN…TURN!

A time for Leonard Cohen, Pyramid, 2008…A time for Johnny Cash, Pyramid, 1994…And even a time for The Levellers, Pyramid, 1994.

 

 

 

 

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