Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

Today is Keith Richards’ 70th birthday. The odds of the Rolling Stones guitarist living this long are probably similar to winning the lottery, and his life of excess has paid him well. William F Buckley, after viewing the film Gimme Shelter, wrote of the Rolling Stones and Altamont: Only this one has an air of […]

The Associated Press (AP) is reporting singer/guitarist Richie Havens is dead of a heart attack. He was 72. According to the AP, Havens will be remembered for his performance at Woodstock. His performance at the three-day 1969 Woodstock Festival, where headliners included Jimi Hendrix, was a turning point in his career. He was the first […]