Folk artist Richard Fariña dies in motorcycle accident in California 50 years ago this evening Apr 30 1966)

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(Saturday, April 30, 1966, evening PDT) — American folksinger and novelist Richard Fariña, 29, was killed in a motorcycle accident today in Carmel Valley Village, California, after a book-signing party for his first novel, Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up to Me.

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