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Ray Manzarek Dies: Doors Founder Was 74
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Ray Manzarek, one of the founders of the hugely popular ’60s and ’70s rock group The Doors, has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 74 years old. Manzarek was one of the group’s principle writers, penning hits …

Richie Havens Dies: Woodstock Singer Was 72

Richie Havens, who was well-known as the first performer at Woodstock, has died of a heart attack. He was 72 years old. A folk singer with a love for guitar playing, Havens was first-billed at the enormous music festival after …