Richie Havens

Richie Havens, the iconic folk artist whose powerful voice and improvised mantra of "Freedom" immortalized him as the opening act of 1969's Woodstock Festival, was figuratively laid to rest Sunday (8/18) as his ashes were scattered across the original concert fields in Bethel, NY.

Richie Havens gets a star-studded sendoff at Woodstock site

Richie Havens, the iconic folk artist whose powerful voice and improvised mantra of "Freedom" immortalized him as the opening act of 1969's Woodstock Festival, was figuratively laid to rest Sunday (8/18) as his ashes were scattered across the original concert fields in Bethel, NY.