They Can't Hide Us AnymoreBook - 1999
In this warm, highly personal narrative, Richie Havens recounts a musical career that began on the streets of Bed-Stuy and matured amidst the creative explosion that was Greenwich Village in the Sixties, where he joined other blazing talents in bringing lush poetry and a social conscience to popular music. From Richie's unique vantage point, we watch the emerging careers of Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Jimi Hendrix, Lou Gossett, Jr. (who co-wrote one of Richie's most famous songs), John Sebastian, Cass Elliott, Peter, Paul & Mary, and more. He also describes the friendship that created his foundation for marine study and conservation, the remarkable song that sent him on a mission of peace to the Middle East, his work mobilizing schoolchildren as environmental activists, and the true legacy of the generation that announced its presence through music and is now in the process of passing the torch to its own descendants.
Publisher: New York : Spike, 1999.
Edition: 1st ed.
Branch Call Number: 782.4216409 H2989h
Characteristics: xiv, 331 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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