Richie Havens



Richie Havens

Rating
Active
1965 to 2013
Born
January 21, 1941 in New York
Died
April 22, 2013
Location
Brooklyn, NY, United States
Genres
R&B/Soul
Biography
Richard Pierce Havens (January 21, 1941 - April 22, 2013), known as Richie Havens, was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. His music encompassed elements of folk, soul, and rhythm and blues. He is best known for his intense and rhythmic guitar style (often in open tunings), soulful covers of pop and folk songs, and his opening performance at the 1969 Woodstock Festival. Life and career: Early life: Born in Brooklyn, Havens was the eldest of nine children. He was of American Indian (Blackfoot) descent on his father's side, and of the British West Indies on his mother's.

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Number One (feat. Richie Havens & Son Little)

Number One (feat. Richie Havens & Son Little)

Richie Havens April 27, 2017

1 Tracks

Paris Live 1969

Paris Live 1969

Richie Havens January 27, 2015

14 Tracks

My Own Way

My Own Way

Richie Havens October 30, 2012

14 Tracks

Mixed Bag II

Mixed Bag II

Richie Havens February 15, 2011

9 Tracks

Now

Now

Richie Havens July 21, 2009

10 Tracks

Connections

Connections

Richie Havens April 6, 2009

10 Tracks

Nobody Left to Crown

Nobody Left to Crown

Richie Havens March 31, 2008

13 Tracks

The Classics

The Classics

Richie Havens February 6, 2007

11 Tracks

Beginnings

Beginnings

Richie Havens February 25, 2005

15 Tracks

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