The Rolling Stones Headline Glastonbury - In Pictures

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The Rolling Stones Headline Glastonbury - In Pictures

More than 40 years after Glastonbury festival started The Rolling Stones have headlined the Pyramid Stage for the first time.

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The Rolling Stones Headline Glastonbury - In Pictures

The band arrived on stage to a soundtrack of jungle noise and tribal drums, combined with an intro tape which featured the voice of Michael Eavis.

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The Rolling Stones Headline Glastonbury - In Pictures

Fireworks were set off as the band launched into their first track 'Jumpin' Jack Flash'. Straight after that they played 'It's Only Rock 'N' Roll (But I Like It) and 'Paint It Black'.

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The Rolling Stones Headline Glastonbury - In Pictures

Mick Jagger was sporting a green sequined jacket, while Keith Richards rocked a blue headband.

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The Rolling Stones Headline Glastonbury - In Pictures

An hour of the band's performance was broadcast on BBC Two.

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The Rolling Stones Headline Glastonbury - In Pictures

The band played a wide selection of songs from their 50-year career including 'Gimme Shelter' and 'Miss You'.

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The Rolling Stones Headline Glastonbury - In Pictures

Keith Richards took lead vocals on two tracks, 'Happy' and 'You Got The Silver'.

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The Rolling Stones Headline Glastonbury - In Pictures

'Factory Girl' was turned into 'Glastonbury Girl' with lyrics about green wellies, Primal Scream and ecstasy.

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The band played 'Doom And Gloom', the lead single from the 50th Anniversary Compilation Album released at the end of 2012.

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The Rolling Stones Headline Glastonbury - In Pictures

"We're not going to do the whole of 'Satanic Majesties' but here you go," said Jagger before leading the band into '2,000 Light Years From Home'.

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The Rolling Stones Headline Glastonbury - In Pictures

"And Ronnie Wood, he's not too shabby," said Keef, of his fellow guitarist.

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During 'Sympathy For The Devil' a gigantic, colourful bird sculpture appeared on the top of the Pyramid stage, its wings flapping above the crowd.

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The Rolling Stones Headline Glastonbury - In Pictures

"(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" was the final song of the band's two and a half hour set.

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