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The 44th Anniversary of the First Glastonbury Festival In Photos

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Festival goers in neon suits at the Glastonbury Festival, at Worthy Farm in Somerset. 29/06/2014 Picture by: Matt Crossick/PA Wire/Press Association Images Image Size: 4256x2832

Festival goers in neon suits at the Glastonbury Festival, at Worthy Farm in Somerset.
29/06/2014
Picture by: Matt Crossick/PA Wire/Press Association Images
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Win Butler of Arcade Fire performing on the Pyramid Stage, at the Glastonbury Festival, at Worthy Farm in Somerset. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday June 27, 2014. Photo credit should read: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Win Butler of Arcade Fire performing on the Pyramid Stage, at the Glastonbury Festival, at Worthy Farm in Somerset. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday June 27, 2014. Photo credit should read: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Festival-goers relax near the stone circle as the sun rises following the final day of the Glastonbury 2013 Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts at Pilton Farm, Somerset 01/07/2013 Picture by: Anthony Devlin/PA Archive/Press Association Images Image Size: 4096x2726

Festival-goers relax near the stone circle as the sun rises following the final day of the Glastonbury 2013 Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts at Pilton Farm, Somerset
01/07/2013
Picture by: Anthony Devlin/PA Archive/Press Association Images
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Mick Jagger (centre), Keith Richards (right) and Ronnie Wood (left) from the Rolling Stones perform on the Pyramid Stage during the Glastonbury 2013 Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts at Pilton Farm, Somerset. 29/06/2013 Picture by: Anthony Devlin/PA Archive/Press Association Images Image Size: 1470x2172

Mick Jagger (centre), Keith Richards (right) and Ronnie Wood (left) from the Rolling Stones perform on the Pyramid Stage during the Glastonbury 2013 Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts at Pilton Farm, Somerset.
29/06/2013
Picture by: Anthony Devlin/PA Archive/Press Association Images
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Revellers light a fire after sunset near the Park area at Glastonbury music festival at Worthy Farm, Pilton.  24/06/2011 Picture by: Ben Birchall/PA Archive/Press Association Images Image Size: 4256x2832

Revellers light a fire after sunset near the Park area at Glastonbury music festival at Worthy Farm, Pilton.
24/06/2011
Picture by: Ben Birchall/PA Archive/Press Association Images
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Lady Gaga performing on the Other Stage during the 2009 Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm in Pilton, Somerset. 26/06/2009 Picture by: Yui Mok/PA Archive/Press Association Images Image Size: 2338x2613

Lady Gaga performing on the Other Stage during the 2009 Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm in Pilton, Somerset.
26/06/2009
Picture by: Yui Mok/PA Archive/Press Association Images
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12-year-old Elliott Hatchett from London performs back-flips in the stone circle at sunset on the final day of  the 2008 Glastonbury Festival 29/06/2008 Picture by: Anthony Devlin/PA Archive/Press Association Images Image Size: 6000x3767

12-year-old Elliott Hatchett from London performs back-flips in the stone circle at sunset on the final day of the 2008 Glastonbury Festival
29/06/2008
Picture by: Anthony Devlin/PA Archive/Press Association Images
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Roger Daltrey of The Who performs on the Pyramid stage at the 2007 Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm in Pilton, Somerset. 24/06/2007 Picture by: Anthony Devlin/PA Archive/Press Association Images Image Size: 2336x2214

Roger Daltrey of The Who performs on the Pyramid stage at the 2007 Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm in Pilton, Somerset.
24/06/2007
Picture by: Anthony Devlin/PA Archive/Press Association Images
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Iggy Pop during his performance on the Other Stage at the 2007 Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm in Pilton, Somerset. 23/06/2007 Picture by: Anthony Devlin/PA Archive/Press Association Images Image Size: 2016x1952

Iggy Pop during his performance on the Other Stage at the 2007 Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm in Pilton, Somerset.
23/06/2007
Picture by: Anthony Devlin/PA Archive/Press Association Images
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Icelandic singer/songwriter Bjork during her performance on the Other Stage at the 2007 Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm in Pilton, Somerset. 22/06/2007 Picture by: Yui Mok/PA Archive/Press Association Images Image Size: 2336x2274

Icelandic singer/songwriter
Bjork during her performance on the Other Stage at the 2007 Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm in Pilton, Somerset.
22/06/2007
Picture by: Yui Mok/PA Archive/Press Association Images
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Festival goers at the 2007 Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm in Pilton, Somerset. Date: 22/06/2007 Picture by: Yui Mok/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Festival goers at the 2007 Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm in Pilton, Somerset.
Date: 22/06/2007
Picture by: Yui Mok/PA Archive/Press Association Images

The crowd from the Pyramid stage. 25/06/2005 Picture by: Yui Mok/PA Archive/Press Association Images Image Size: 2614x1544

The crowd from the Pyramid stage.
25/06/2005
Picture by: Yui Mok/PA Archive/Press Association Images
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The English National Opera (ENO) perform Wagner's Ride of the Valkyries on the Pyramid stage during the Glastonbury Festival, held at Worthy Farm in Pilton, Somerset. Date: 26/06/2004 Picture by: Andy Butterton/PA Archive/Press Association Images Image Size: 1266x2056

The English National Opera (ENO) perform Wagner’s Ride of the Valkyries on the Pyramid stage during the Glastonbury Festival, held at Worthy Farm in Pilton, Somerset.
Date: 26/06/2004
Picture by: Andy Butterton/PA Archive/Press Association Images
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Two Glastonbury festival goers. 23/06/1971 Picture by: PA/PA Archive/Press Association Images Image Size: 4096x2731

Two Glastonbury festival goers.
23/06/1971
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A plastic pyramid shelters the dais and is surrounded by smaller tents of participants at Worthy farm, Pilton, for the Glastonbury festival. 23/06/1971 Picture by: PA/PA Archive/Press Association Images Image Size: 6500x4263

A plastic pyramid shelters the dais and is surrounded by smaller tents of participants at Worthy farm, Pilton, for the Glastonbury festival.
23/06/1971
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Joe Strummer, formerly of the Clash, performs live on-stage at the Glastonbury Festival. 26/06/1999 Picture by: James Arnold/PA Archive/Press Association Images Image Size: 2240x1480

Joe Strummer, formerly of the Clash, performs live on-stage at the Glastonbury Festival.
26/06/1999
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R.E.M. lead singer, Michael Stipe, dances on stage during REM's headline performance at the 1999 Glastonbury Festival.  25/06/1999 Picture by: PA/PA Archive/Press Association Images Image Size: 1220x964

R.E.M. lead singer, Michael Stipe, dances on stage during REM’s headline performance at the 1999 Glastonbury Festival.
25/06/1999
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Aerial picture showing the Glastonbury Festival today (Saturday) which has been dogged by torrential rain leading to a stream of injuries. PA Photos. See PA story SHOWBIZ Glastonbury 27/06/1998 Picture by: PA/PA Archive/Press Association Images Image Size: 2374x1524

Aerial picture showing the Glastonbury Festival today (Saturday) which has been dogged by torrential rain leading to a stream of injuries. PA Photos. See PA story SHOWBIZ Glastonbury
27/06/1998
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Radio Heads Thom Yorke perfoming at this year's Galastonbury Music Festival in Somerset last night (Saturday). See PA story SOCIAL Festival. The performance by Radiohead at the 1997 Glastonbury Festival has been voted the greatest ever live performance by a rock band . 29/06/1997 Picture by: /PA Archive/Press Association Images Image Size: 1470x970

Radio Heads Thom Yorke perfoming at this year’s Galastonbury Music Festival in Somerset last night (Saturday). See PA story SOCIAL Festival.
The performance by Radiohead at the 1997 Glastonbury Festival has been voted the greatest ever live performance by a rock band .
29/06/1997
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Music fans revel in the mud pools at The Glastonbury music festival near Pilton. The festival was almost called off due to heavy rainfall. Many of Britain's sporting events have also been disrupted, because of the worst June weather in many years. * 4/1/2001: The Glastonbury festival has been cancelled for 2001. 27/06/1997 Picture by: Martin Bennett/PA Archive/Press Association Images Image Size: 2992x4096

Music fans revel in the mud pools at The Glastonbury music festival near Pilton.
The festival was almost called off due to heavy rainfall. Many of Britain’s sporting events have also been disrupted, because of the worst June weather in many years. * 4/1/2001: The Glastonbury festival has been cancelled for 2001.
27/06/1997
Picture by: Martin Bennett/PA Archive/Press Association Images
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