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The Bootleg Beatles praise ‘Woodstock’ during Glastonbury headline set

Covers band in jokey mood for Acoustic Tent gig

The Bootleg Beatles had Glastonbury‘s Acoustic Tent singing along tonight (June 25), playing a greatest hits set that saw hundreds of fans queuing outside to see the tribute band.

The group – who impersonate The Beatles and even speak in Liverpudlian accents – played a chronologically ordered set spanning The Beatles‘ entire career.

The band were in jokey mood throughout, with ‘John Lennon‘ greeting the crowd with “Hello Woodstock!” early on, while ‘George Harrison‘ praised the crowd for their singing abilities, telling them, “You’re in fine voice!”

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They had three costume changes during the set, which kicked off with ‘I Want To Hold Your Hand’, and included the likes of ‘Hello Goodbye’, ‘Taxman’ and ‘Hey Jude’, with the crowd singing the “na na na” part of the latter song.

The Bootleg Beatles played:

‘I Want To Hold Your Hand’
‘I Feel Fine’
‘From Me To You’
‘A Hard Day’s Night’
‘Can’t Buy Me Love’
‘Help!’
‘Day Tripper’
‘Taxman’
‘Paperback Writer’
‘Her Majesty’
‘Yesterday’
‘Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’
‘With A Little Help From My Friends’
‘Strawberry Fields Forever’
‘Hello Goodbye’
‘All You Need Is Love’
‘Here Comes The Sun’
‘Get Back’
‘Come Together’
‘Hey Jude’
‘Back In The USSR’

NME will be coming live from Glastonbury throughout the weekend. Head to NME.COM/glastonbury for the latest festival news.
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