Richie Havens  American Musician

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Richie Havens passed away on 22nd Apr 2013 aged 72.


Richie Havens is a 72 year old American Musician. Born Richard P. Havens on 11th January, 1941 in Brooklyn, New York. , he is famous for Woodstock, "Hands of Time" Single in a career that spans 1965–2013. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.

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I'm Not There.2007Old Man ArvinMovie
Perfect Harmony1991Scrapper JohnsonTV Movie
Street Hunter1990DazeMovie
Hearts of Fire1987Pepper WardMovie
The Girl, the Gold Watch & Dynamite1981AmosTV Movie
The Boss' Son1978AlbertMovie
Greased Lightning1977WoodrowMovie
Catch My Soul1974OthelloMovie


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wjerryzJun 23

One of the great ones. Remember him well. R I P Richie

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    Richard Pierce Havens (January 21, 1941 – April 22, 2013), known as Richie Havens, was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. His music encompassed elements of folk, soul, and rhythm and blues. He is best known for his intense and rhythmic guit...

    First Name Richie
    Middle Name P.
    Last Name Havens
    Full Name at Birth Richard P. Havens
    Alternative Name Richie, Richard P. Havens, Richard Havens, Richie Havens
    Age 72 (age at death) years
    Birthday 11th January, 1941
    Birthplace Brooklyn, New York.
    Died 22nd April, 2013
    Place of Death Jersey City, New Jersey, USA
    Cause of Death Heart Attack
    Height 6' 3" (191 cm)
    Build Average
    Eye Color Brown - Dark
    Hair Color Bald
    Distinctive Feature Long Beard
    Zodiac Sign Capricorn
    Sexuality Straight
    Ethnicity Black
    Nationality American
    Occupation Text Musician, Songwriter, Activist, Actor, Composer
    Occupation Musician
    Claim to Fame Woodstock, "Hands of Time" Single
    Music Genre (Text) Folk rock, Funk, Blues, Soul, funk, blues, soul
    Music Genre Folk
    Year(s) Active 1965–2013
    Music Style Pop/Rock, Singer/Songwriter, Psychedelic, Folk-Rock, Early Pop/Rock, Protest Songs
    Music Mood Exuberant, Organic, Lively, Poignant, Plaintive, Reflective, Gritty, Delicate, Autumnal, Gentle, Earnest, Literate, Intimate, Bittersweet, Wistful, Earthy
    Instrument Vocals, Guitar, Sitar
    Instrument (text) Vocals, Guitar, Sitar, guitar, sitar
    Record Label Verve Forecast, Universal, Mgm, A&m, PolyGram, Solar, Epic, Sme, Rykodisc, Rhino, MGM, A&M, SME
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