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Richie Havens

Richie Havens
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Richard P. "Richie" Havens (January 21, 1941 - April 22, 2013) was an American folk singer and guitarist. He is best known for his intense, rhythmic guitar style, soulful covers of pop and folk songs, and his opening performance at the 1969 Woodstock Festival
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Richie Havens — Nobody Left to Crown Richie Havens — Nobody Left to Crown
(Verve Forecast B0011631-02, 2008, CD)
Steve Hackett — Premonitions: The Charisma Years 1975-1983 Steve Hackett — Premonitions: The Charisma Years 1975-1983
(Universal, 1983/2015, 10CD+4DVD)
Steve Hackett — Please Don't Touch! Steve Hackett — Please Don't Touch!
(Chrysalis CHR 1176 , 1978, LP)

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