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    Folk musician Richie Havens dies at 72

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    US folk musician Richie Havens has died at the age of 72. Havens is celebrated for having opened the historic 1969 Woodstock musical festival. It was then that his improvised version of the gospel song " Motherless Child" evolved into "Freedom" and became the hippie generation's anthem.
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