Tag Archives: Richie Havens

Tupelo Honey: Van Morrison; Dusty Springfield; Richie Havens.

Hello there! This week our blog features a terrific soul tune, Tupelo Honey. We will first discuss the original version by singer-songwriter Van Morrison. Next, we will review a cover by Dusty Springfield and we will finish with a cover … Continue reading

Posted in Folk-rock music, Pop Music, Rhythm and blues, Soul music | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue: Bob Dylan, Them, Richie Havens

Hello there!  In this week’s blog we consider the song It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue.  This is a fabulous song by Bob Dylan, one that marks his transition from folk music to rock.  After discussing Dylan’s original song, we … Continue reading

Posted in Folk-rock music, Rock and roll | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Here Comes The Sun: The Beatles (George Harrison), Richie Havens, Peter Tosh

Hello there!  In this week’s blog we consider the song Here Comes The Sun.  This is wonderful, uplifting pop song from Abbey Road, the Beatles’ final album.  The song was written by George Harrison.  We will start with the original, … Continue reading

Posted in Folk-rock music, Pop Music, Rock and roll | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Teach Your Children: Crosby, Stills & Nash; Hanson; Richie Havens

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song Teach Your Children. This is an inspirational folk-rock song and one of my personal favorites. We will start with the original version by Crosby, Stills and Nash, and then discuss … Continue reading

Posted in Folk-rock music, Pop Music, Rock and roll | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments