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Richie Havens

Richie Havens has been played on NTS over 40 times, featured on 39 episodes and was first played on 7 September 2013.

Richard P. "Richie" Havens (born January 21, 1941; died April 22, 2013) was an American folk singer and guitarist. He is best remembered for his intense, rhythmic guitar style (often in open tunings), soulful covers of pop and folk songs, and his opening performance at the 1969 Woodstock Festival.

Born in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, Havens moved to Greenwich Village in 1961 in time to get in on the folk boom then taking place. Havens had a distinctive style as a folksinger, appearing…

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Going Back To My Roots
Richie Havens
Elektra1980
Going Back To My Roots
Richie HavensElektra1980
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Dreams
Richie Havens
Elektra1980
Dreams
Richie HavensElektra1980
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Daughter Of The Night
Richie Havens
A&M Records1976
Daughter Of The Night
Richie HavensA&M Records1976
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Freedom
Richie Havens
Stormy Forest1972
Freedom
Richie HavensStormy Forest1972
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Follow
Richie Havens
Verve Forecast1968
Follow
Richie HavensVerve Forecast1968
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Sugarplums
Richie Havens
Verve Forecast1967
Sugarplums
Richie HavensVerve Forecast1967
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Here Comes The Sun
Richie Havens
Stormy Forest1971
Here Comes The Sun
Richie HavensStormy Forest1971
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Cautiously
Richie Havens
Verve Forecast1969
Cautiously
Richie HavensVerve Forecast1969
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Missing Train
Richie Havens
Stormy Forest1971
Missing Train
Richie HavensStormy Forest1971
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Leave Well Enough Alone
Richie Havens
Bagaria, Connexion, EMI1983
Leave Well Enough Alone
Richie HavensBagaria, Connexion, EMI1983
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