All 32 Bands that Performed at Woodstock


Richie Havens

Richie Havens, a Greenwich Village folksinger, got the concert started around 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 15. He played eight songs, including the memorable "Motherless Child," which he ended with the word "freedom" sung over and over. After Woodstock, Havens continued to tour and release albums, and in 1993 he performed at the inauguration ceremonies for President Bill Clinton.