Richie Havens

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Richie Havens at Temple Torat Yisrael

Richie Havens at Temple Torat Yisrael

I've always respected the way Richie Havens blends an informal approach with a big dash of passion - the hippie-era folk patriarch is animated yet...
By webteam  |  March 17, 2010

Folk yeah

For years now, T.T. the Bear's Place has boldly addressed the problem of what to do on Monday nights, when one's brainmeats are still tender from all that weekending.
The other side of the Bear cures the Mondays
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  February 03, 2009

Voice of regeneration

Havens, who comes to the MFA this Sunday, has been following his muse since he was a child.
Richie Havens rages on 40 years after Woodstock
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  December 16, 2008

Covering Dylan

Dylan is his own cover band.
From Newport to I’m Not There
By CHARLES TAYLOR  |  November 20, 2007

Something for everybody

As that great philosopher Brian Wilson once observed, summer means fun.
This summer, New England’s music calendar offers everything from Neil Sedaka to Lez Zeppelin
By BRETT MILANO  |  June 11, 2007

A life in music

Why is that we install a stop light after an accident?
Celebrating Ken Lyon's back pages
By BOB GULLA  |  April 10, 2007



Julien Temple’s documentary traces the evolution of the world’s most iconoclastic music festival.
David Bowie returns
By PEG ALOI  |  April 04, 2007

The Ballad of Greenwich Village

Filmmaker Karen Kramer’s best work on The Ballad of Greenwich Village was during production, getting Norman Mailer, Maya Angelou, Richie Havens, and the ever-reticent Woody Allen to reminisce before her camera.
Perfunctory and pointless doc, but some celebs are interesting
By GERALD PEARY  |  March 22, 2006