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- Posted on May 28th 2008 5:30PM by Denise Sullivan
Cohen, 73, reemerges after a long hiatus from touring to brave the notorious mud at Glastonbury. Baez, 67, Buddy Guy, 72, and Solomon Burke, 68, all join him at Glasto, while Willie Nelson (he turned 75 last month) and BB King, 83, hold down the stage at Bonnaroo. Following 63-year-old Waters' appearance at Coachella, he presses on with roadwork (despite the inflatable pig incident). Rod Stewart and Neil Young, also mere toddlers at 63, will turn up at Rock in Rio, Lisbon and Madrid, respectively, among other tour stops. And then there's soulman Burke: his one-city-a-day Euro festival tour schedule ups the ante for his fellow travelers no matter what their ages. So how does he keep up the pace? "Prayer and faith and knowing that if it's God's will, I'll make the dates and I'll return."
Fair enough, though Spinner would like to suggest to all our beloved musical icons to please stay well hydrated and don't be afraid to go heavy on the SPF 20.