Monday, April 22, 2013

Celebrity News: Richie Havens, Iconic Woodstock Singer, Dies at 72

If you are from the era of the 1960's and were among the large gathering at Woodstock, you will recall this familiar face of Richie Havens.  Haven suffered a heart attack and now has passed on at the age of 72.

May Richie Haven rest in peace.

Richie Havens, Iconic Woodstock Singer, Dies at 72

by KTLA 5 Web Staff 

Richie Havens, the veteran folk singer whose frenetic guitar strumming and impassioned vocals made him one of the defining voices and faces of Woodstock, and by extension, of 1960s pop music, died Monday of a heart attack at his home in New Jersey, his publicist said in a statement. He was 72.

The Brooklyn native with the powerhouse ripsaw voice was the opening act at the festival billed as

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