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Richie Havens - Rest in Peace

Heard the news today about Mr. Havens He left this mortal coil yesterday I remember his "Minstrel From Gault"well I thrilled when I heard "Man came down from "Sinai Mountain" He was a terrific guitarist with his own unique approach to the instrument "Gone from the Earth to a Better Land I Know"

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Date: 5/23/2013 5:00:00 PM
I loved listening to him, he sang Freedom" at woodstock. I didn't hear anywhere he passed. Nice tribute though. thank you for reading Monsters. you have an awesome day ;}
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Date: 4/25/2013 6:08:00 PM
Hello Matthew :-) a blessing poem. One can only see death as a better place. A heart-felt poem may he rest in peace ""FREEDOM"". Did you know Richie with the beautiful last name of Haven, personally. I know of Richie Haven the folk singer... He loved his guitar. I heard of his death on CNN. This is a lovely tribute. I think he was 72 years old. thank you for the wonderful words...xox~ Linda
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Date: 4/24/2013 2:53:00 PM
ok, now I see the poem you are referring to. NO, I never heard of him before, but this is a lovely tribute.
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