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Monday, April 22, 2013

Havens, 1st Woodstock singer, dies of heart attack

Richie Havens was the first act to hit the stage at the three-day 1969 Woodstock Festival. His performance of "Freedom" - based from the spiritual "Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child" - became an anthem.