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    Ritchie Havens dead at 72

    Discussion in 'Entertainment' started by GingerCoffee, Apr 23, 2013.

    Ritchie Havens dead at 72.

    Everyone knows the Freedom song he played at Woodstock.

    But I like the lyrics to Fates.

    The only place I can find Fates online is on the album sample playlist and all you get is a couple bars.
     
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    His opening performance at Woodstock was electrifying (even though it was all acoustic). He was a riveting performer. He did a jaw-dropping version of Bob Dylan's "Just Like a Woman."

    R.I.P., Mr. Havens. Thanks for your music.
     
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    These days, 72 is sort of a young age to pass away.
     
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    72 is young when you consider only a couple years earlier he did this performance of Jackson Brown's Lives in the Balance.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrIDWnLQyYQ
     
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    To me, it's not so much about how many years one lives, but rather did he or she enjoy most of those years.
     

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