& Mimi

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"Wild, imaginative, poetic, surprising."
--Robert Shelton


The People:
Richard Fariña
Mimi Fariña
Bruce Langhorne
Eric von Schmidt
Other Collaborators
Meet the Parents

The Music:
Recording History
Unreleased Songs
Sources of Songs
Cover Versions
Fariña's Dulcimer
Tribute Albums

Richard's Writing:
Been Down So Long
Long Time Coming
Other Publications
Unpublished Writings
Liner Notes
Literary Criticism
A Manuscript
A-Z index of writings

Further Reading:
Brief Mentions in Books
Memories of Richard
Liberating Richard
Memories of Mimi
Articles on Richard & Mimi
Articles on Mimi
Album Reviews

Further Viewing:
High School Photos
Cornell Photos
Troubadour Photos
Mimi Photos
Posters & Ads

Further Listening:
Audio Interviews
Odd Stuff
Want List
About Me

This website is a non-profit research project dedicated to gathering and preserving information on Richard and Mimi Fariña, and creating and sustaining interest in their achievements, both as a duo and individually. I welcome all questions, comments, corrections, information, articles, photos, or memorabilia on Richard or Mimi. Write to me, Douglas Cooke, at

Please note that this is not an official website, and I do not represent the estates or families of Richard or Mimi Fariña.

Many thanks to the following people for information and assistance:

Alex Abash * Mary Katherine Aldin * Anna Alford * Bill Amatneek * Paul Arnoldi * Fred Bals * Banana * Alan Bell (Australia) * Elizabeth Butters * Tom Costner * Joe Crozier (Northern Ireland) * C. Michael Curtis * Beverly Davies * Patricia Delich * Norman Druker (England) * Scott Duffield * Steve Dulson * George Elliott * Arie Euwijk * Tony Fariñas * Geoff Gough (England) * Edward Grazda * John Gray (England) * Claudio Guerrieri * Ross Hannan * Neal Hellman * Larry Johnson * Magne Karlstad (Norway) * Lou Killen (England) * Steve Kilpatrick * Michael Kleff (Germany) * John Kruth * Richard Lewis (England) * Ginni Little (France) * Will Marston * Larry McCombs * Alison Chapman McLean (England) * Jim McLean (England) * Thomas McKean * Giuseppe Mereu (Italy) * Corey Mesler * Steve Mihalic * Simon Montgomery * Bob Muson * Denis O'Leary * Harri Peltola (Finland) * Greg Pennell * Jerry Rockwell * Victor Rodriguez * John Rudoff, M. D. * Jane Ryan * Bill Scott * David Seeman * Jonathan Shear * Steve Sidoruk * Irwin Silber * Philip Smith * Karl Speck * James Stewart * Alex Stimmel * Richie Unterberger * Eric von Schmidt * Mary Welch * Ian Woodward (England)

Updated July 2021.