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Richie Havens

Richie Havens
Born: Jan 21, 1941 in Brooklyn, NY
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Died: Apr 22, 2013 in Jersey City, NJ
Genre: Country, Folk, Pop/Rock
Biography: Distinctive folk singer Richie Havens recorded three albums before he hit the charts in 1968 with Something Else Again, but it was his appearance at the Woodstock festival in 1969 that enormously benefited his career. Havens' first album after that exposure, Alarm Clock, made the Top 30 and produced ...Read full biography
Mixed Bag
Released: 1967
Label: Universal Motown Records Group.
Critics' Rating:
Richie Havens' finest recording, Mixed Bag captures the essence of his music and presents it in an attractive package that has held up well. A close listen to lyrics like "I Can't Make It Anymore" and ...Read full review
The Great Blind Degree
Released: 1971
Critics' Rating:
Cosby: laughs but no jokes, and far from finished
Nov 21, 9:53 AM EST
Bill Cosby: lots of laughs, but no jokes and 'Far From Finished' in his Comedy Central special
Ashes of Richie Havens scattered at Woodstock site
Aug 19, 3:55 AM EST
Havens' ashes scattered at Woodstock '69 site on 44th anniversary of concert's last day
Richie Havens tribute set at Woodstock '69 site
Aug 7, 5:41 AM EST
Richie Havens tribute set at Woodstock '69 site on 44th anniversary of concert's last day