Jagger, Bowie, John to play at Olympics 2012?October 26th, 2008 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS) Rock icons Mick Jagger, David Bowie and Elton John are reportedly set to form a ’super group’ to play at the London Olympics in 2012.The Rolling Stones are slated to perform at the opening ceremony of the games and Jagger is said to be keen to include other members of the rock aristocracy, reports contactmusic.com.
He wants to be joined on stage by Bowie and John, as well as Phil Collins, Sting, Van Morrison, Pink Floyd’s Dave Gilmour, and Led Zeppelin’s guitarist Jimmy Page.
The concert would be trumpeted as featuring the greatest rock “super group” of all time.
“Mick feels the Olympics coming to London is a huge honour and wants to make his own gesture with the band. It’s early stages but Page, Bowie, and Morrison are already involved, although no one is quite sure yet how the show will play out in its entirety,” a source told Britain’s News of the World newspaper.