Hear Richie Havens, Woodstock Folk Singer

Richie Havens, a folk singer famous for opening Woodstock in 1969, passed away on Monday at the age of 72. If you’re feeling nostalgic, or you’ve just been introduced the iconic singer/songwriter for the first time, get his music from KRL.

Freegal, a library service that lets you download three free MP3s per week to keep, has many Richie Havens albums.

You can also check out CDs, as well as books about him, from our catalog.

Want to learn more about Havens’ life? Read about him in our database Biography in Context.


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