APR 22, 2012 – In very sad news to report, the very early activist-musician Richie Havens has passed away at the age of 72. He was best known for his unique guitar playing, and his awesome 3-hour opening performance at Woodstock. Read more about him on his Wikipedia Bio here, read more on Jambase.com here, and watch a performance of Richie Havens doing "Freedom" at Woodstock in a YouTube video from artrock3D below.  (photo credit: Phil Konstantin/CC)

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