Havens and his bandmates, who were initially slated fifth on the program, were drafted to fill in for the opening acts, which were stuck in roadway congestion. He established the record label Stormy Forest, which released six of his albums. In later years Havens wrote jingles and appeared in a few films. He was also involved in efforts aimed at educating children about conservation. Print Cite. Facebook Twitter. Give Feedback External Websites. Let us know if you have suggestions to improve this article requires login.
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Bethel Woods Collection, a gift of Doug Lenier. The time for the festival to start had come and gone, all the roads leading to the festival were hopelessly congested with cars and people, and the audience was getting restless. Richie, Deano, and Daniel had been flown in by helicopter, and their setup was minimal, so festival organizers urged them to take the stage. The rest is history.
Day One, Performer One: Richie Havens
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