Vintage performances by icons of the ‘60s folk movement have been restored and remastered for the DVD release of “Legends of Folk: The Village Scene.”
Newport Folk Festival: Folk’s old guard bonds with the young neotrads
Richie Havens is out on the road to support his new album, Nobody Left to Crown.
“We’re going camping!” That’s what Tommy Hayes, 16, of Saddle Brook, New Jersey, told his parents, but he didn’t tell them exactly where because he wasn’t sure if they would have approved. He hitched a ride with some older friends, and his Woodstock adventure had begun.
Possessing one of the iconic voices of the ’60s folk world, Richie Havens held Woodstock spellbound with his soulful humanity as the festival’s first — however reluctant — performer.