Co-starred in an unsold comedy/drama pilot called "The Happeners" about the struggles of a group of coffeehouse singers in Greenwich Village.
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[2010, on coming close to being killed by the Manson Family] When I was living in Laurel Canyon, we were there to welcome The Rolling Stones
, and The Beatles
were in town, and they were staying at the Chateau Marmont Hotel. We had taken pictures and were talking and stuff. Roman Polanski
was there, and his wife, she was pregnant. It was a nice bunch of people. The Mamas and the Papas
were there, ...
Conceived and co-wrote the well known song "Handsome Johnny" with Richie Havens
. As the opening act for the original Woodstock, Havens performed "Handsome Johnny," as the 8th song in that historic first set. According to Havens, "...(Gossett) had gotten it up to the 'Dunkirk war'...I brought it up to date..." (From liner notes in The Best of Richie Havens CD, 1993).
Deep, commanding voice.