Folk icon remembered at London show
Andrew Trendell
11:32 5th December 2013

Led Zeppelin frontman and solo star Robert Plant led a tribute concert in memory of legendary folk singer songwriter Bert Jansch earlier this week.

On Tuesday night (3 December, 2013) the iconic rocker was joined by members of the guitarist's band Pentangle, alongside Donovan, Ralph McTell and others at the Royal Festival Hall in London, at a gig to mark Jansch's 70th birthday.

Jancsch lost his battle with lung cancer in 2011, and will be remembered as a towering figure in folk music, who influenced the likes of Paul Simon, Johnny Marr, Elton John, Bernard Butler, Jimmy Page, Nick Drake, Graham Coxon, Neil Young, Fleet Foxes, Devendra Banhart and countless others. 

Watch Bert Jansch performing 'Black Waterside' below

Meanwhile, Led Zeppelin are among the acts rumoured to be headlining Glastonbury festival 2014. 

Below: Led Zeppelin, Prince and the other acts rumoured to be headlining Glastonbury 2014

Huge names who have never played before

  • Daft Punk - The Robots would OWN the Pyramid Stage. Could we Get Lucky in 2014?

  • Led Zeppelin - Robert Plant and co wowed fans with their comeback show at London's O2 Arena several years ago. Another reunion could be the stuff that Glasto legend is made of.

  • The Faces - Inducted into the Hall Of Fame in 2012, Rod Stewart and co would rock Glasto HARD. All together now: "STAAAY WITH MEEEE"

  • The Strokes - Hard to believe that the daddies of the NYC revival have never graced Worthy Farm. Do they still have it in them to pull off a headline set?

  • Adele - Eavis admits that he's been after her for years. Her next album will probably shift eleventeen trillion copies and set her up quite nicely for the Pyramid Stage

  • Fleetwood Mac - The most predictable headline slot of all time, but potentially one of the best.

  • Elton John - He's about to unite Bestival in sweet song. The closing night of Glasto could be perfect for him.

  • Tom Petty - Legend. End of.

  • Kanye West - Jay Z fought off the haters and delivered one of Glasto's most memorable sets the other year. Anything The Hov can do, Yeezy can do better, right?

  • Stone Roses - Have they finished milking their reunion yet? Time will tell.

  • Rihanna - Beyonce did OK. Is Worthy Farm ready for Rihanna?

  • Justin Timberlake - He's got the hits, he's got the fans - but has he got what it takes to make Glasto-goers don a suit and tie?

  • Eminem - Slim Shady was pretty blinding at Reading & Leeds last month. Would you welcome him to the Pyrmaid Stage?

  • Prince - A rumour regarding the Purple One is as inevitable as Glasto rain. With new material on the horizon, our hopes for His Royal Badness could finally come true.

  • Depeche Mode: REACH OUT AND TOUCH FAITH!


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