Originally Posted by He's So Unusual
Who were they?
Well they never reveal things ahead of the ticket sales. From what I remember the discussion at the time was Michael Eavis was probably refering to any three from Depeche Mode, Fleetwood Mac, Prince and The Eagles.
In the end they had Arcade Fire, Metallica and Kasabian. I dont think any of these were true first choice headliners.
I have a feeling Fleetwood Mac were never likely to perform though with or without John's cancer (even though most bookmakers suspended betting on Fleetwood Mac at one stage).