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Richie Havens' Ashes Scattered Over Woodstock Site

19th August 2013

Woodstock icon Richie Havens' ashes were scattered over the site of the fabled 1969 music festival on Sunday (18Aug13).The singer's remains were dumped from a plane flying over the Bethel, New York farmland, where Havens...

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Richie Havens' Ashes To Be Scattered Over Woodstock Site

7th August 2013

Late Woodstock icon Richie Havens' ashes are to be scattered over the fabled 1969 festival site on the anniversary of the event's last day.Havens famously kicked off the festival with a marathon performance that transformed...

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Richie Havens' Ashes To Be Scattered At Woodstock

2nd July 2013

The ashes of late folk icon Richie Havens are to be scattered at the site of the legendary Woodstock festival in New York.The singer, who died in April (13) after suffering a fatal heart attack,...

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A Week In Music - Yeah Yeah Yeahs Progress From Punky Roots With Mosquito, 30 Seconds To Mars' 'Up In The Air' Comes With A Warning And Daft Punk Break Records With 'Get Lucky'

By Hayley Avron | 29th April 2013

Albums of Note... Yeah Yeah Yeahs have returned after a lengthy break, with Mosquito. It’s a marked step in the band’s evolution and a further step away from their punky roots. Mosquito has opened up...

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Groove Armada's Tom Findlay Mourns Loss Of Collaborator Richie Havens

24th April 2013

Groove Armada star Tom Findlay has written a moving tribute to the band's collaborator Richie Havens following his death on Monday (22Apr13), hailing him as a "true musical hero".The Woodstock festival legend passed away at...

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Richie Havens Dies, Twitter Pays Tribute To Folk Legend

By Hayley Avron | 23rd April 2013

Richie Havens dies: the news broke yesterday (April 22, 2013) and Twitter’s members have been paying tribute to the folk legend whose star grew in its ascendency when he improvised the song ‘Freedom’ when he...

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The Things They Tweet: 3622192

23rd April 2013

"Oh man. RIP Richie Havens. Wish I could have made a doc (documentary) about him. One of my all time favorites. Having a dance party tribute in my apartment." Actress Olivia Wilde listened to folk...

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Woodstock Icon Richie Havens Dies

23rd April 2013

Folk legend Richie Havens has died at the age of 72.The New York native, who famously opened the fabled Woodstock festival in Bethel in 1969, passed away suddenly following a heart attack at his home...

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Woodstock Icon Richie Havens Dies

22nd April 2013

Folk legend Richie Havens has died at the age of 72.The New York native, who famously opened the fabled Woodstock festival in Bethel in 1969, passed away suddenly following a heart attack at his home...

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