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Richie Havens

g, voc, 1941-2013 US, Brooklyn
Singer / Musician / Songwriter of Rock
A.k.a. Richard Pierce Havens

Richie Havens (born January 21, 1941, Brooklyn, New York, USA – died April 22, 2013, Jersey City, New Jersey, USA) was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. His music encompassed elements of folk, soul, and rhythm and blues. He notably gave the opening performance at the Woodstock Festival in 1969.

        
Instruments
  • Guitar
  • Vocals
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Sitar
  • Bongos
Genres
  • Rock
  • World
  • Folk
  • R&B/Soul
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Here Comes The Sun on Live At The Cellar Door and at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium by Richie Havens
Going Back to My Roots on Connections by Richie Havens
Follow on Mixed Bag by Richie Havens
Number One (feat. Richie Havens & Son Little) on Woodstock by Portugal. The Man
Freedom on Paris Live 1969 by Richie Havens
I Can't Make It Anymore on Live At The Cellar Door and at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium by Richie Havens
Just Like A Woman on Mixed Bag by Richie Havens
Strawberry Fields Forever on Paris Live 1969 by Richie Havens
Morning Morning on Mixed Bag by Richie Havens
Handsome Johnny on Mixed Bag by Richie Havens

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
The Balearic Sound Of Richie HavensRichie Havens2013Album
My Own WayRichie Havens2012Compil.
Mixed Bag / Something Else AgainRichie Havens2010Compil.
Nobody Left To CrownRichie Havens2008Album
Dreaming As One: The A&M YearsRichie Havens2006Compil.
Grace Of The SunRichie Havens2004Album
High Flyin' Bird - The Verve Forecast YearsRichie Havens2004Compil.
Wishing WellRichie Havens2002Album
The Best Of Richie HavensRichie Havens2000Compil.
TimeRichie Havens1999Compil.
Jazz-A-Ma-TazzRichie Havens1998Album
The ClassicsRichie Havens1995Compil.
I Don't Wanna KnowRichie Havens1995Compil.
The ClassicsRichie Havens1995Compil.
Cuts To The ChaseRichie Havens1994Album
My Father's ShoesRichie Havens1994Single
Résumé: The Best Of Richie HavensRichie Havens1993Compil.
Love Sometimes Says Goodbye / You're My TomorrowRichie Havens1991Single
NowRichie Havens1991Album
Live At The Cellar Door And The Santa Monica Civic AuditoriumRichie Havens1990Album
Drift Away / Peace TrainJudson Spence, Richie Havens1990Single
Bad SeedsRichie Havens1989Single
Drivin'Richie Havens1987Single
Sings Beatles And Dylan (Old & New, Together & Apart)Richie Havens1987Album
I Don't Wanna KnowRichie Havens1987Single
CollectionRichie Havens1987Compil.
Simple ThingsRichie Havens1987Album
This Is The HourRichie Havens1983Album
China Girl / Death At An Early AgeDavid Bowie / Richie Havens1983Single
UntitledNada / Richie Havens1983Album
Common GroundRichie Havens1983Album
What's It All About?Richie Havens / The B-52's1982Single
The Robert Klein Radio Show (June 28, 1981)Robert Klein Featuring David Johansen, Bill Murray, Richie Havens1981Single
Sings The BeatlesRichie Havens1981Album
Poster / Going Back To My RootsNew Trolls / Richie Havens1980Single
The Girl, The Gold Watch And EverythingRichie Havens1980Single
Going Back To My RootsRichie Havens1980Single
Every NightRichie Havens1980Single
Dom PerignonRichie Havens1980Album
ConnectionsRichie Havens1980Album
Rock LegendsRichie Havens1980Compil.
At The New Morning Blues Festival Live In Geneva 79Richie Havens, Taj Mahal, Albert Collins And The Icebreakers, Queen Ida And The Bon Temps Zydeco Band, Elizabeth Cotten, Miguel Flores & Pyramid1979Album
The American Game (The Original Soundtrack Recording)Jeffrey Kaufman, Richie Havens1979Album
MirageRichie Havens1977Album
We All Wanna BoogieRichie Havens1977Single
Shalom, Salem AleicumRichie Havens1977Single
Daughter Of The NightRichie Havens1976Single
If Not For You / I'm Not In LoveRichie Havens1976Single
I'm Not In LoveRichie Havens1976Single
The End Of The BeginningRichie Havens1976Album
Lo Mejor De Richie HavensRichie Havens1975Compil.
Nightbird & Company:Cosmic ConnectionsJohnny Winter, Richie Havens, Melissa Manchester, Orleans1974Compil.
Mixed Bag IIRichie Havens1974Album
Richie HavensRichie Havens1974Compil.
Pop Giants, Vol. 6Richie Havens1973Compil.
Richie HavensRichie Havens1973Compil.
Excerpts From TommyLondon Symphony Orchestra, Sandy Denny, Roger Daltrey, Steve Winwood, Pete Townshend, Richie Havens, Rod Stewart, Maggie Bell1973Single
PortfolioRichie Havens1973Album
Tight RopeRichie Havens1973Single
It Was A Very Good Year / I Know I Won't Be ThereRichie Havens1973Single
Freedom / Handsome JohnnyRichie Havens1972Single
Where You Gonna Run To ?Richie Havens1972Single
Freedom / Handsome JohnnyRichie Havens1972Single
Richie Havens On StageRichie Havens1972Single
Eyesight To The BlindRichie Havens1972Single
What About MeRichie Havens1971Single
Here Comes The Sun / Younger Men Get OlderRichie Havens1971Single
Alarm Clock / World's EndRichie Havens / Andwella's Dream1971Album
Pop History Vol. 13Richie Havens1971Compil.
The Great Blind DegreeRichie Havens1971Album
Indian Rope ManRichie Havens1971Album
Missing Train / I've Got To Get To Know MyselfRichie Havens1971Single
Best Of Richie HavensRichie Havens1970Compil.
Indian Rope ManRichie Havens1970Single
Alarm ClockRichie Havens1970Album
Lady Madonna / Strawberry Fields ForeverRichie Havens1969Single
Lady MadonnaRichie Havens1969Single
StonehengeRichie Havens1969Album
Rocky RaccoonRichie Havens1969Single
Indian Rope Man / Just Above My Hobby Horse's HeadRichie Havens1969Single
Richard P. Havens 1983Richie Havens1969Album
Richard P. Havens, 1983 Vol. IRichie Havens1969Album
Oxford TownRichie Havens1969Single
Somethin' Else AgainRichie Havens1968Album
Richie Havens' RecordRichie Havens1968Album
C.C. Rider / Oxford TownRichie Havens1968Single
Electric HavensRichie Havens1968Album
It Hurts Me / I'm On My WayRichie Havens1968Single
Mixed BagRichie Havens1968Album
Somethin' Else AgainRichie Havens1967Album
No Opportunity Necessary, No Experience NeededRichie Havens1967Single
Handsome JohnnyRichie HavensSingle
Pop HistoryJack Bruce, Richie HavensCompil.
There's A Hole In The Future / Minstrel From GaultRichie HavensSingle
Think About The ChildrenRichie HavensSingle
A State Of MindRichie HavensCompil.
Society's Child /Here Comes The SunJanis Ian, Richie HavensSingle
I've Gotta Go / Morning, MorningRichie HavensSingle
I Can't Make It Anymore / Morning. MorningRichie HavensSingle
Going Back To My Roots / Overnight SensationRichie Havens / Peter BrownAlbum
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