Richie Havens

Richie Havens

Richie Havens


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They Dance Alone
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The Key
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Say It Isn't So
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Here Comes The Sun [Live At The Cellar Door and at the Santa Monica Civic Auditoriu]
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Handsome Johnny


  • High Flyin' Bird

    Jul 2020 • 1 song

  • My Own Way

    Sep 2019 • 14 songs

  • The Mixed Bag for Kids, Vol. 2

    Dec 2016 • 5 songs

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Richie Havens


Born in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, Richie 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 in such clubs as the Cafe Wha? His guitar set to an opening tuning, he would strum it while barring chords with his thumb, using it essentially as percussion while singing rhythmically in a gruff voice for a mesmerizing effect. Havens was signed to Douglas Records in 1965 and recorded two albums that gained him a local following. In 1967, the Verve division of MGM Rec...
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