Pop legend has still got the moves
Shakin’ Stevens pulled a huge morning crowd to the Pyramid Stage as he opened the second day of Glastonbury today (June 28).
Taking to the stage just before 11am (BST) and pulling age-defying dance moves during the set, 60 year-old Stevens played a string of hits from his ’80s heyday, as well as some new songs.
Dancing round in a black jacket and red and blue checked shirt, Stevens was backed by a trio of female singers and full band.
Halfway through the set, Stevens said: “OK, we didn’t have a soundcheck so we don’t really know how it sounds, but how does it sound out there?”
The crowd cheered, and a smiling Stevens started dancing to next track ‘Baby It’s You’.
Clapping and smiling for the duration of the gig, Stevens spotted a bobbing sign half way through that said ‘Shaky’ on it, and gave the fans a wave.
The star also gave a nod to the gathered throng holding up various flags, saying: “It’s nice to see the flags out there.”
However, it was the penultimate song, 1981 UK Number One single ‘This Ole House’, which received the biggest cheer from the crowd.
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