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Richie Havens retires from touring

Legendary folk performer Richie Havens, who has spent much of the last 45 years on stage, announced he will be retiring from touring. Havens, born in 1941, started out singing doo-wop and gospel songs with neighborhood groups in Brooklyn. Inspired by the folk music he heard visiting the clubs in Greenwich Village, Havens eventually picked […]