Awards & Honors bestowed to Mimi Fariņa

AWARD or HONOR: AWARDED BY: YEAR:
Favorite Group (3rd place) Broadside of Boston (see list of winners) 1965
Favorite New Performers (2nd place) Broadside of Boston 1965
Favorite Female Performer (1st place!!!) Broadside of Boston 1965
Favorite Album of the Year:
Celebrations for a Grey Day
Folk City U.S.A. with Robert Lurtsema
(a program on Boston radio station CBR) (see list)
1965
Top Ten Folk Albums of the Year:
Celebrations for a Grey Day
Robert Shelton, music critic for New York Times
(see list)
1965
Best Folk Recording of 1966:
Reflections in a Crystal Wind
(nomination)
Grammy Awards
(see other nominees)
1967
Favorite Folk Recording of 1966:
Reflections in a Crystal Wind
Broadside (formerly Broadside of Boston), March 29, 1967. 1967
Citizen Humbead's Map of the World (see list) 1968
Woman of the Year Bay Area Women in Music 1986
Inductee Marin County Women's Hall of Fame (watch interview) 1988
Honoree Easter Seal Society 1989
Most Valuable Person Award National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences 1993
Woman Most Likely to be President San Francisco League of Women Voters 1998
Woman Entrepreneur of the Year National Association of Women Business Owners 2000
Life Work Award Falkirk Cultural Center in San Rafael (article) 2000
Seventh Annual Milly Award Mill Valley Arts Commission 2001
Top Ten Re-Issues of 2001
The Complete Vanguard Recordings
John Swenson, UPI Arts & Entertainment 2001
Ten Best Box Sets of 2002
The Complete Vanguard Recordings
Andy Gill, The Independent 2002
Humanitarian Award Marin Human Rights Commission 2002

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