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Glastonbury A-Z acts seen

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Arcade Fire

Beirut

Cypress Hill

David Bowie

Eels

Four Tet

GLC

Hot Chip

Idlewild

James Brown

Kula Shaker

Leftfield

Moby

New Order

Orbital

Paul McCartney

QOTSA (with Grohl)

Robyn

Skunk Anansie

Todd Terje

Underworld

Vampire Weekend

Wu Tang Clan

XX

Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Zun Zun Egui

 

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My most obscure A-Z, complete with the smallest amount of cheating:

Alsarah & The Nubatines

The Bagdaddies

Curved Air

The Destroyers

Elle & The Pocket Belles

Jerry Fish

Gyuto Tibetan Monks

Jez Hellard

Inspiral Carpets

Jolly Jock

Kangeroo Moon

Le Cod Afrique

Mukka

Narasirato

Oi Va Voi

Paradise Molan International Band

Nuala & The Alchemy Quartet

The Resonators

The Sadies

Two Man Ting

The Unthanks

Vintage Trouble

Astrid Williamson

The XX (Secret gig, BBC Introducing Stage)

Yes

The Zutons

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Arcade Fire
Solomon Burke
Leonard Cohen
Deltron 3030
ELO
John Fogerty
Buddy Guy
HAIM
Interpol
Justice
King Gizz
Love w/ Arthur Lee
Paul McCartney
Napalm Death
Orbital
Pulp
Queens of the Stone Age
The Rutles
Spinal Tap
Television
U2
The Verve
Wilco
Xavier Rudd
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
The Zutons

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Amanda Palmer
BB King
Cabbage
Drenge
Editors
Frank Turner
Glen Matlock
Hozier
Interpol
Jimmy Eat World
Kasabian
Lionel Richie
Mik Artistik
New Order
Of Monsters and Men
Patti Smith
Queens of the Stone Age
Royal Blood
Shaggy
Toots and the Maytals
U2
Vintage Trouble
Wilko Johnson
Years & Years
ok, so there must have been some twits with a glockenspeils calling themselves the Xylophone rebellion band?
ZZ Top

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I expect by the time i've edited this, it'll because I had to look up old lineups to see who I actually saw back in the mists of time, but from memory:

 

A Alabama Three

B Biffy Clyro

C Chems

D Dropkick Murpheys

E Eels

F Foo Fighters

G Goldie

H Hayseed Dixie

I Idlewild

J James

K Kleptones (djing :) )

L Ledftfield

M Moby

N Neds Atomic Dustbin

O Orbital

P The Pipettes

Q QUOTSA

R Roger Waters

S Snoop

T Tom Jnes

U Underworld

V Vaccines

W Wonder Stuff

X Charlie XCX

Y Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Z ZZ Top

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Some dodgy use of first names here. How do you animals file your music?

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46 minutes ago, Gnomicide said:

Some dodgy use of first names here. How do you animals file your music?

I thought that but decided to let it go.

Officially it's surname (with a few exceptions like Beyoncé).

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Top work there @Hugh Jass , enjoyed that trip down memory lane.

A             Altern-8             

B             Brian Wilson

C             Coldplay

D             Dub Pistols

E              Electric Six

F              Fat White Family

G             Gregory Porter

H             Haim

I               I Am Kloot

J              John Grant

K             King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard

L              The Lemon Twigs

M            Modest Mouse

N             Nothing But Thieves

O             Oasis

P             Pixies

Q             The Quo (cheeky, but sadly got dragged to Kool and the Gang in 2011 instead of QOTSA, so only Q I could come up with)

R             Royal Blood

S              The Specials

T              Toots and the Maytals

U             U2

V             Vampire Weekend

W            Wolf Alice

X             The XX

Y              Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Z              Zero 7

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9 hours ago, Hugh Jass said:

I thought that but decided to let it go.

Officially it's surname (with a few exceptions like Beyoncé).

Which letter should Jeff Lynne's ELO (or whatever they're called) be filed under? Lynne's ELO, Jeff?

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24 minutes ago, henry bear said:

Which letter should Jeff Lynne's ELO (or whatever they're called) be filed under? Lynne's ELO, Jeff?

I'd file it under E for ELO 

I'm missing an I, O, U and Q 

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13 hours ago, henry bear said:

Which letter should Jeff Lynne's ELO (or whatever they're called) be filed under? Lynne's ELO, Jeff?

We go by the most commonly used variant, so E.

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On 9/23/2017 at 10:23 AM, Hugh Jass said:

We go by the most commonly used variant, so E.

But it's no longer ELO (or rather, Electric Light Orchestra, The). It's Jeff Lynne's ELO. 

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27 minutes ago, henry bear said:

But it's no longer ELO (or rather, Electric Light Orchestra, The). It's Jeff Lynne's ELO. 

Agreed. That wasn't a band, it was a solo act with a backing band.

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1 minute ago, stuartbert two hats said:

Agreed. That wasn't a band, it was a solo act with a backing band.

Let it go, Stu. Let it go.

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37 minutes ago, Gnomicide said:

Let it go, Stu. Let it go.

I've got to have something to get me through the next two years. That and my almost certainly unjustified vendetta against the drummer from New Order.

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Andrews, Ben (RIP) – Radiohead’s opening opening act Saturday 03

Bon Iver (09)           

Cope, Julian (03)

Dandy Warhols (02)

Elbow (04, 14)

Flaming Lips (03)

Gaslight Anthem (09)

Hayes, Isaac (02)

Interpol (03)

Jagwar Ma (14)

Kasabian (09, 14)

Long Ryders (04)

My Morning Jacket (04)

National, The (10)

Oasis (04)

Portishead (13)

Quo (09)

REM (03)

Snoop Dogg (10)

Tinariwen (09)

U2’s replacements, Gorillaz (10)

Vile, Kurt & The Violators (16) formerly of The…

…War on Drugs (14)

(e)X-Rolling Stone Bill Wyman’s Rhythm Kings (13)

Yes (03)

ZZ Top (16)

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12 hours ago, henry bear said:

But it's no longer ELO (or rather, Electric Light Orchestra, The). It's Jeff Lynne's ELO. 

My game. My rules.

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Nice idea and have been looking back at the recent line-ups for the memory jog. Tried to restrict myself to the recent years ...

Avalanches, The
Blossoms
Chic
Dhakabraka
Explosions in the Sky
Flaming Lips, The
Gibb, Barry
Hives, The
Isaac Hayes / Ian Brown (Gah - Can't find a proper one. Failed)
Justice
Khruanbin
Lorde
Moderat
New York Brass Band
Ozric Tentacles
Pretenders, The
Quantic All Stars
Rolling Stones, The
Stormzy
The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing (Do they count? Are they 'M'? Touretteshero and Captain Hotknives then!)
U2
Vessels
Wurzels, The
XCX, Charli
Yoda, DJ
ZZ Top

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12 hours ago, Hugh Jass said:

My game. My rules.

So Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds would be filed under H? That's assuming anyone would want to include them in any possible list. 

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Ash
Biffy Clyro
Chemical Brothers
Doves
Eat static
Faithless
Glasvegas
Hot Chip
Ian Brown
Jack White
Kings of Leon
LCD Soundsystem
Metallica
Neil Young
Orbital
Primal Scream
QOTSA
Roger Waters
Streets
Tristan
Underworld
Verve
White Stripes
XX
Yo La Tengo
Zutons

Reckon I could almost go twice around barring X.

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16 hours ago, henry bear said:

So Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds would be filed under H? That's assuming anyone would want to include them in any possible list. 

Hopefully he'll never play Glastonbury, so it will never be an issue.

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Adele

Blur

Coldplay

DMA's

Everything Everything

FKA Twigs

Goldfrapp

Haim

I Am Kloot

James

Kelis

La Roux

M.I.A.

National, The 

October Rust

Portishead

Q - ?

Radiohead

Sigur Ros

Those Dancing Days

U2

VV Brown

We Are Scientists

Xx, The

Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Zulu Winter

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