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McFree, Farida 1936 - 2009

Having been the art-teacher for Dylan's children she had an intense affair
with Dylan against the backdrop of his custody battle for the children.

Clinton Heylin:"Bob Dylan: Behind The Shades, a Biography"

From: "Alan Fraser" (
Date: Fri, 10 Oct 1997 08:06:46 +0000

Faridi McFree was Bob's children's art teacher in 1977 
during the divorce case. Bob took a great interest in his children's 
art, and got to know her. On June 30 she called Bob to ask how he was 
getting on during the divorce and Bob asked her over (Sara was in 
Hawaii). Faridi stayed the night and then Bob asked her to move in. 
Faridi then stayed with Bob and the children on his Minnesota farm in 
July and August. During that time he wrote many of the songs for 
Street-Legal and shared them with her as they were written.

Obituary (Jackson Funeral Home)

Bio (The Playdium)

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Bob Dylan and Faridi McFree (Visions of Dylan)

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