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Richie Havens: Jazz Café, London

Nick Hasted, Independent, The, 15 January 2004

RICHIE HAVENS'S LIFE hinged on Woodstock. His three-hour opening set at the festival, climaxing with 'Freedom', his anthemic improvisation on the spiritual 'Motherless Child', linked him forever to the high tide of hippie hopes.

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