There's little denying that this year's Glastonbury belonged to the Rolling Stones. Having somehow managed to avoid playing the UK's most prestigious festival over the course of their 50+ year history, the Stones made up for lost time with a two hour set on Friday night which was - for better or worse - the undoubted highlight of Glastonbury 2013.

Such was the interest in their performance a total of 2.6 million viewers watched the performance live on BBC TV, pipping Mumford & Sons' viewing figures by over 400,000 and showing that, in fact, there is still a little bit of justice in this world. 

Questions were inevitably raised in the run-up to this year's Glastonbury whether or not the Rolling Stones - now in their 70's, of course - have what it taken to headline a modern festival and it appears that this question was answered with a resounding 'YES'. 100,000 people were in attendance at the Pyramid Stage, along with several other thousands who will claim to have been there. 

The Stones pumped out 20 songs in a set heavily featuring their hits from yesteryear but still finding place for their excellent recent single 'Doom and Gloom'.

Did they live up to the expectations? Well a 50 year wait is a very long one no matter which way you look at it but anyone who was there will report back honestly: it was a Glastonbury 'moment'.

The Rollings Stones at Glastonbury Setlist

Jumpin' Jack Flash
It's Only Rock 'n' Roll (But I Like It)
Paint It Black
Gimme Shelter
Factory Girl ("Glastonbury Girl" interpolation)
Wild Horses
Doom and Gloom
Can't You Hear Me Knocking (with Mick Taylor)
Honky Tonk Women (followed by band introductions)
You Got the Silver (Keith Richards on lead vocals)
Happy (Keith Richards on lead vocals)
Miss You
Midnight Rambler (with Mick Taylor)
2000 Light Years from Home (first since 25 Aug 1990)
Sympathy for the Devil
Start Me Up
Tumbling Dice
Brown Sugar
You Can't Always Get What You Want (with The Voice Chamber Choir … more)
(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction (with Mick Taylor)

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