Category Archive: richard farina

Inside Morgan and 4th

It may be–it certainly is–that Llewyn Davis of the Coen brothers film Inside Llewyn Davis¬†makes the music of Dave Van Ronk. One of the nice touches of the movie is the use of… Continue reading

"One Or Two Hard Feelings"

Sunday morning, for the second week, the New York Times arrived in print.¬† With a certain nostalgia, I reenacted something I had given up years ago, separating out the magazine, the book review,… Continue reading

Reflections on a Crystal Poet

Something made me think of Richard Farina the other day. Something often does. He was dead (1966) before I had read Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up To Me or was… Continue reading

Song Parody: Pack Up You Dollars

Many on the right say that they want smaller government, but their politicians have yet to prove that they agree. When they get in, the government grows and spends. And what does it… Continue reading