Veteran rockers are set to create a supergroup for the 2012 Olympic games in London. They will form a supergroup to raise the curtain. Legendary rock stars, such as the 61-year-old David Bowie and Led Zepplin’s 64-year-old Jimmy Page, might be heard making some noise at the opening ceremony.
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The Rolling Stones are scheduled to perform at the opening ceremony of the games. Mick Jagger is said to be keen on including other members of the rock aristocracy. He wants to be joined on stage by Bowie and John, as well as Sting, Phil Collins, Van Morrison, Pink Floyd’s Dave Gilmour, and Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page.The concert would be billed as the greatest rock “supergroup” of all time. A source told Britain’s News of the World newspaper, “Mick feels the Olympics coming to London is a huge honor - and wants to make his own gesture with the band. It’s still in the early stages.
However, Page, Bowie, and Morrison are already involved, but no-one is quite sure how the show would be pulled off. “The Olympics people hope to use the template of the American football Super Bowl half-time show, where an artist takes over the field on a giant stage. Having the Stones on side for a project like this is a huge deal. What songs should this “supergroup” perform at the event?
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