The GRAMMY Hall of Fame was established in 1973 to honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old. According to GRAMMY.org, inductees are selected by a “special member committee of eminent and knowledgeable professionals from all branches of the recording arts.”
This Sunday, 44 years after the famous 1969 festival, Havens’ ashes will be scattered–per his own wishes–across the former festival site in Bethel, N.Y.
And the guy wasn’t even supposed to kick off Woodstock…
Wanna buy an overpriced “vintage” T-shirt with some Hendrix lyrics scrawled across the front?
The Band’s Levon Helm is getting his due credit with a documentary of his own, set to screen in theaters nationwide next year.