Richie Havens : folk hero and star of Woodstock : RIP

We are getting reports that the legendary folk singer Richie Havens has died at the age of 72.

He died from a sudden heart attack and the world lost a distinctive and brilliant singer with his great rhythmic guitar style and was known for his soulful covers of classic songs like George Harrison’s ‘Here Comes The Sun’ which was a top 20 hit in 1971.

he also had 13 top 100 albums in the USA, none charted highly but he was a deeply respected and highly influential performer.

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