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Richie Havens, RIP

By Rich Heldenfels Published: April 23, 2013

There was a point, it seemed, when no record collection was complete without Richie Havens' album "Mixed Bag." "Handsome Johnny," "Just Like a Woman," "High Flying Bird" -- just looking at the track list takes me back. Then came the "Woodstock" soundtrack with "Freedom" and he was set forever in my musical memories. He's even in my comedy catalog, thanks to Albert Brooks' monologue about opening for Havens. But I can't say that I have paid much attention to his more recent work, and this New York Times obit concentrates on his Woodstock performances. So let's just set the wayback machine for Havens' heyday ...

 

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