I had the great pleasure to meet Mr. Havens in Athens, GA about 12 years ago. We even walked around for a bit, got some coffee and checked out an awesome store, The Junkman's Daughter's Brother, together. That was one of few high points in my life. R.I.P. Richie Havens Freedom at Woodstock 1969 (HD)
Richie Havens - Freedom at Woodstock 1969 (HD)Rest In Peace Richard Pierce "Richie" Havens.. ☮ (January 21, 1941 - April 22, 2013) More than 3 months ago I decided to take a look into the woodstock history and music. I was interested in peace, freedom and the hippie scene. Then I found this excellent, unique live performance by Richie Havens.
This weekend marks 40 years since the Woodstock music and arts festival was held in Upstate New York. It was August 15, 1969 when Richie Havens played the first notes of what would become a three-day celebration. Havens performs for VOA one of his classic hits from the festival - "Here Comes the Sun"