Richie Havens

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'Groovy, groovy, groovy': listening to Woodstock 50 years on – all 38 discs
It was a blueprint for Live Aid and every mega-festival since. We survey a new archive box set – in full – to uncover the real story of these ‘three days of peace and music’

Bob Stanley

15, Aug, 2019 @11:29 AM

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Richie Havens obituary
American musician known for his performance at Woodstock who put a soulful, fiery twist on folk songs and covers

Derek Schofield

23, Apr, 2013 @4:20 PM

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Richie Havens, my musical hero

Groove Armada's Tom Findlay recalls writing songs, recording and touring with the musical great – and how he wowed their mums

Tom Findlay

23, Apr, 2013 @2:29 PM

Richie Havens – a life in pictures

US folk musician who opened the Woodstock music festival in 1969 and performed for more than four decades has died aged 72

23, Apr, 2013 @1:14 AM

OMM's 50 greatest cover versions ever

What is the greatest cover version of all time? Jimi Hendrix's blazing version of 'All Along The Watchtower'? Rachid Taha's 'Rock el Casbah'? Richie Havens balearic version of 'Goin Back To My Roots'? OMM, in association with Audi TT Remastered, have picked the 50 greatest covers ever. See if you agree...

Luke Bainbridge

14, Jul, 2007 @2:15 PM

Richie Havens, Sage, Gateshead

Sage, Gateshead

Dave Simpson

22, Jan, 2007 @10:21 AM

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CD: Richie Havens, Grace of the Sun

(Evangeline)

Alexis Petridis

08, Jul, 2004 @11:05 PM

Richie Havens, Jazz Cafe, London

Jazz Cafe, London

John Fordham

14, Jan, 2004 @2:53 PM

Pop review: Richie Havens

Richie Havens
Jazz Cafe, London
Rating: ****

John Aizlewood

05, Jan, 2002 @12:00 AM

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