Remembering Woodstock opener Richie Havens

Remembering Woodstock opener Richie Havens

If I could go back in time to be a part of the Woodstock era. Richie Havens the man who opened up the festival in 1969 has passed away suddenly at the age of 72. Richie wasn’t supposed to be the opener at Woodstock, it was supposed be a band called Sweetwater but due to some issues the band was dealing with day Richie opened up the festival. The rest you can say is Rock and Roll History.

Let’s check out some great performances from Richie…

Here’s Richie performing Freedom at Woodstock

Performance of Here Comes the Sun

Recently Played

Recent News

in Music

Royalties won’t ‘Stay’ with Sam Smith

Fresh
11-overlay5

Tom Petty "Won't Back Down" over the similarities between his 1989 hit and the Grammy-nominated "Stay With Me."

in Music

Bob Dylan gives away 50,000 copies of new album to his ‘oldest’ fans

Fresh
bob-dylan

The veteran rocker has struck a deal with bosses of the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) to send out copies of his latest record.