I previously have written how I saw Richie Havens live at My Father’s Place when I was in high school, at the time we ran several of his songs as Videos of the Day in late January 2012:

I saw Richie Havens at My Father’s Place (Facebook) in Roslyn, NY. Memorable.

It was memorable. I was seated maybe 10 feet from him at the small club.

So it is with sadness that I report:


He’s best known for his “Freedom/Motherless Child” performance at Woodstock:

But his rendition of Here Comes the Sun, which he played at My Father’s Place, always was my favorite.


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